Industry Overview

Easing Environmental Impact and Enabling Growth

A selection of our clients:

  • Coca Cola
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • PepsiCo
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Essity

SLR is a leading global provider of advisory, sustainability and environmental consultancy services to manufacturing industries.

We have a long history of supporting our clients in the industrial sectors with industry experts who truly understand the complexities of manufacturing processes, the regulatory requirements, increasing cost pressures, and the need to build a sustainable business and supply chain.

We work with clients to provide strategic support and guidance, to help clients quantify environmental impacts (energy, water, waste, air, noise, ecological) and identify and prioritise actions to reduce the impact and business risk whilst also enabling business growth.

Our capability doesn’t end at creating the strategy; our consultants work with clients to prepare options appraisals and develop a business case for sustainability and environmental implementation projects. Further to this they help clients to identify targets and metrics which provide business benefit and value. As many of our consultants have previously worked in industry, we work with our client team to deliver projects and drive value and minimise risk.

We support clients in a range of industries.

Our sectors include:

  • Food and Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Healthcare
  • Agriculture
  • Chemicals
  • Transportation manufacturing
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Data Centers, technology and consumer electronics
  • Metals
  • Wood and forestry products

SLR provides industrial sector clients with globally integrated expertise across a broad range of technical services that combine to address your most critical environmental issues within the areas below:

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Slr Industry Sector Flyer


SLR Expands in Eastern U.S.

January 23, 2019

SLR has expanded its operations on the U.S. East Coast with addition of a number of new advisory and environmental consultants joining our team in offices in New York and Connecticut. New team members include:

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ESG - Looking Beyond Liabilities in Transactions Seminar

November 16, 2016

SLR organised and hosted, in association with Travers Smith, a seminar on Tuesday 15th November 2016, at the Travers Smith London office to discuss 'ESG - Looking Beyond Liabilities in Transactions'. a seminar on Tuesday 15th November 2016, at the Travers Smith London office to discuss 'ESG - Looking Beyond Liabilities...

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Rod Masters

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Rod has 30 years’ experience in undertaking soil surveys, formulating erosion and sediment control plans, conducting land reclamation and revegetation programs, preparing water management plans and assessing environmental impact of industrial developments such as abattoirs, steelworks, alumina refineries / aluminum production plants and intensive agriculture (beef cattle feedlots, dairies, piggeries, poultry) and viticulture.

Rod is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS Stage 3) with the Australian Society of Soil Science and a Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC) with the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Having fulfilled the roles of extension officer, regulator, consultant and contractor, Rod is in the unique position of having an intimate knowledge and understanding of soil and water management issues within a variety of industries.

Glenn Reynolds (CA)


Glenn Reynolds is a Senior Hydrogeologist and the National Industry Sector Leader at SLR. With over 35 years of consulting experience, Glenn specialises in investigations of groundwater, surface water, soil and non-aqueous phase contamination plus litigation support and the development and approval of remedial strategies at industrial facilities.

Sue Swain (EUR)


Sue has over 30 years’ experience in industry,  having started her career as a Pharmaceutical microbiologist, and worked in the pharmaceutical sector. Sue spent many years working as a consultant to companies globally in pharmaceuticals, chemicals, foods and drinks, conducting business reviews, mock regulatory audits and helping companies to create strategies and implementation plans.  

Jim Hiller (US)


Mr. Hiller’s experience includes more than 31 years of comprehensive health and safety administration and consultation. As the former Director of Environmental Health and Safety for a major division of Dana Corporation, Mr. Hiller’s private sector work has exposed him to a broad range of industrial processes and stressors in manufacturing, R&D, and distribution environments. He has developed, instituted and measured the effectiveness of compliance and assurance programs on a global platform. Prior to his tenure with Dana, he spent several years in the chemical industry, specifically in coatings and film conversion acting as the organization’s EH&S Coordinator.

Rob Hounsome


Rob Hounsome has more than 20 years’ experience as a leader responsible for operational and strategic leadership of consulting businesses across multiple offices and engineering and scientific disciplines.

He has specific experience of environmental management requirements of mining, oil and gas and manufacturing/industrial development of associated issues ranging from those affecting biodiversity and social impacts through to waste and water management, control on air and noise and emergency response planning.

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Please contact a member of our team below to discuss your specific requirements or for a quotation.