Sectors

ClearLead offers expert energy and sustainability services to all industrial, commercial and public sectors, backed by the breadth of experience of our team. A selection of our current and past experience is detailed here, together with the services we offer in each sector.

Process Industries

ClearLead’s team holds extensive knowledge and experience in the process industry, with particular experience in the following sub-sectors: glass, bricks and ceramics, metal processing, cement, bulk and speciality chemicals, pharmaceuticals, paper, pulp and board, laundries, waste management (including energy from waste), and water and wastewater treatment. Key services include the development of energy and sustainability strategies, energy and water audits and surveys, energy management, including energy monitoring and target setting, delivery of technical training, and the implementation of integrated management systems covering environmental, quality and safety. Our team’s current and past clients include ICL, United Glass, Rockware Glass, Cemex, Alcan, Astra Zeneca, Croda Europe, Thames Water, Kelda Group (Yorkshire Water), Severn Waste and United Utilities.

Minerals

ClearLead’s team has worked on energy, sustainability and environmental compliance for companies in the mining, quarrying and aggregates sector. Notably, ClearLead has been working with ICL Group since 2014, providing facilitation, mentoring and technical advisory services to ICL’s ACE Energy Efficiency Programme which covers mining and mineral processing sites in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America. Our team’s other past clients in the sector include Aggregate Industries and Lafarge-Tarmac, among others.

Manufacturing

The diverse sector of secondary manufacturing is one in which ClearLead is well experienced. Sub-sector experience includes aerospace, automotive, electronics, engineering, plastics, printing and packaging, and textiles. Key services provided to the secondary manufacturing sector include the development of energy and sustainability strategies, energy and water audits and surveys, energy management, including energy monitoring and target setting, delivery of technical training, and implementation of integrated management systems covering environmental, quality and safety. Past clients include General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar and LandRover, Bentley Motors Cars, Magna, Delphi Automotive, Emerson Electric, Polimoon Fibrenyle, Rexam, Alcan, Smurfitt Kappa, Schumacher Packaging, Sun Chemical and SSL International.

 

Food and Beverage

ClearLead’s team have extensive experience in the food and beverage industry and its many subsectors, including agriculture; bakeries; confectionery; dairies; fish and fish products; food processing; meat and meat products; and snack products. Most commonly, our team have carried out energy and water audits of food production and processing plants; energy management; including energy monitoring and target setting; delivery of technical training; and the development and implementation of environmental and energy management systems. Our team’s current and past clients for energy and water include Greene King, Brake Brothers, Cargill, Marlow Foods, Burtons Biscuits, Walkers Snack Foods, United Biscuits, Tayto, Samworth Brothers Limited, Dungannon Meats, Grampian Country Foods and Geest.

Hospitality

ClearLead’s team have long history of experience in the hospitality sector, with a particular focus on hotels. Our current clients include Hilton Worldwide and Kempinski Hotels and resorts. In addition, our team have previously worked with other major players in the sector including Marriott, Hyatt, Brend Hotels and Folio Hotels. Services include corporate sustainability strategy; energy and water strategy; sustainable and energy efficient design advice; energy and water audits and surveys and environmental; energy and integrated management systems.

Transport

Our services to the transport sector include development of sustainable transport plans; sustainability appraisal and strategic environmental assessments of local transport plans and national transport policy; implementation of environmental, energy and integrated management systems; transport energy audits and energy audits; and surveys of transport infrastructure, in particular, ports and airports. Our current and recent clients in the sector include the UK Department for Transport, Airports International Group, Manchester Airport, Peel Airports Group, Flybe and PD Ports. Previous clients of our key team include Stansted Airport, London Luton Airport, Birmingham International Airport, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and London Gateway Port.

Healthcare

ClearLead have long experience of providing energy and sustainability services to the Healthcare sector. Key services provided include energy and water surveys; preparation of sustainability statements to support planning applications; Energy Performance Contract management support; technical due diligence and advice on renewable energy systems. Current and past clients include Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, United Hospitals NHS Trust and University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust.

Education

ClearLead’s experience in the Education sector includes the development and implementation of environmental and integrated management systems; energy and water audits and surveys; and feasibility studies on the implementation of renewable energy technologies. We are currently working with Lancaster University on the implementation of ISO14001 and an integrated management system. Past clients of our team include the University of Edinburgh, The University of Leicester, Manchester University and Edge Hill University, as well as the primary and secondary school portfolios of a number of Local Authorities.

Property and Real Estate

ClearLead’s services in property and real estate include corporate sustainability strategy; energy audits and surveys; waste minimisation; environmental, energy and integrated management systems; and planning advice and support.  Our planning support services include Environmental Impact Assessment; Habitat Regulations Assessment; sustainability statements; BREEAM; and Code for Sustainable Homes support.  Our team have worked in a variety of clients in the property and real estate sector GE Real Estate, Threadneedle, CLS Holdings, Aberdeen Asset Management and Legal and General.

Retail

ClearLead’s experience in the retail sector includes the delivery of energy audits and surveys and environmental compliance advice to a range of clients including Lloyds Pharmacy, Stylo Barrett and L'Oréal.

National and Local Government

ClearLead works closely with local, regional and national governing bodies on a range of issues, including Sustainability Appraisals; preparation of Local Development Plans; and Marine Spatial Plans. Current and past clients include the UK Department for Transport, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the UK Marine Management Organisation, the Irish Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, High Peak Borough Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council, Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, South Worcester Council, Wychavon District Council, Malvern Hills District Council, Wandsworth London Borough Council, and North Hertfordshire District Council.