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Responsible Manufacturing With sustainability a core part of Nexans Olex’s strategy, the company’s CEO Greg Stack discusses its place in the manufacturing industry today Writer: Sean Galea-Pace | Project Manager: Thomas Turnbull Today, leveraging a greener approach to operations is more than just optional. Being more sustainable goes further than just helping the environment. It provides greater efficiency, improves brand reputation and even helps companies to achieve better growth. And in the case of Nexans Olex, it goes beyond that. “I see it as my responsibility to contribute to protecting the planet,” says Greg Stack, CEO at Nexans Olex. “Cable manufacturing (especially ours with processes starting at rod breakdown and fine wire drawing) has traditionally been big consumers of energy and water, contributing to CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions as well as producing hazardous waste as a bi-product.” Nexans is Australia’s leading cable manufacturer and possesses over 80 years of success in delivering innovative solutions for Australian businesses. Having already outlined its intention to be carbon neutral by 2030, it is seeking greener alternatives wherever it can. “Our environmental management strategy is designed to address this, deploying initiatives to reduce consumption and waste whilst also investing in renewable energy on both sides of the meter,” adds Stack. “We have initiatives already underway, ranging from LED replacement to photovoltaic energy generation. Energy performance criteria has become a large a component of any purchasing decision for new equipment as is price.” Stack has been the CEO at Nexans Olex…