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Root
Advisory

  • Do you know what your sustainable packaging blind spots are?

  • Are you experiencing losses from continually investing in packaging changes driven by regulation?

  • Does your sustainability consultancy or internal sustainability team lack technical packaging and design expertise?

Root is trusted by responsible leaders to hold them accountable to the highest sustainability standards and ensure they stay on track to meet or exceed their public commitments.

Specialist expertise is always available on retainer – no additional headcount or training required

What we do

Perspective Project

Typical things we deliver

  • Organisational design evaluation and report to map resource structure and needs.
  • Carry out a 360* audit of existing or new packaging, resource, strategy, processes, policies and guidelines to identify reputational and commercial risk. 
  • Evaluate competitive performance and advise on strategic positioning.
  • Resourcing guidance.
  • PR, comms, and green claims report.

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Perspective

Advisory Retainer

Typical things we deliver

  • Board-ready policy impact report to guide investment strategy.
  • Facilitation of steering group sessions.
  • Review of board pitch to help secure budget.
  • Sustainability Advisory Board positions.

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Advisory

Case studies

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Root challenged us to think beyond simple material impacts. We are now armed with solutions to fuel our journey to be a more sustainable and circular business.

Louisa Holbrook, Head of Sustainability

Brompton

Root’s down to earth, knowledgeable approach helped UCC develop a detailed and robust Packaging Strategy to support our sustainability commitments​.

Thomas Nichol, Group Sustainability Manager

UCC

Root gave us a holistic analysis of what matters to our products and also offered guidance and improvements to our own strategic programmes for product development.

Ana Cristina Lopes Cardoso, European R&D Manager

Cork Supply

Root have done an excellent job in breaking down the EU laws + regulations with regard to plastics and providing us with a roadmap.

Ian Burtenshaw, Global Head of Marketing

Aerogen

We’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with Root to understand what's possible and practical for our packaging strategy, and look forward to working with them as the rubber hits the road on our pack development.

Little Moons

Root have been a great asset in helping us analyse and adapt our agenda to help perpetuate our corporate sustainability goals. Root is an agile and thorough company that are a pleasure to work with!

Diageo

Root understood the complexity of our packaging and supply chain super fast and was able to support the development of our  Packaging Manual and Guidelines as well as giving us strategic direction. It has been a pleasure to work with Root, I can only recommend!

Flying Tiger

Root have in-depth knowledge that has been pivotal in helping the business broaden our skills and to help make informed choices when developing packaging for the future.

Samworth Brothers

Root developed our Packaging Manifesto & Policy, providing excellent technical expertise to help us navigate a series of very complex issues across global markets. Their Packaging Strategy support provided clear guidance to our team internally to support our 2025 goals and beyond. Root are a wealth of knowledge on all things packaging.

Pukka

Root delivered a quality piece of work that is now informing European-wide product packaging.

Virgin Media O2

We have loved working with Root, their approach has helped our business focus on key strategic decisions, and enabled us to move forward. We will be working with them again!

Tyler Packaging

Root challenged us to think beyond simple material impacts. We are now armed with solutions to fuel our journey to be a more sustainable and circular business.

Louisa Holbrook, Head of Sustainability

Brompton

Root’s down to earth, knowledgeable approach helped UCC develop a detailed and robust Packaging Strategy to support our sustainability commitments​.

Thomas Nichol, Group Sustainability Manager

UCC

Root gave us a holistic analysis of what matters to our products and also offered guidance and improvements to our own strategic programmes for product development.

Ana Cristina Lopes Cardoso, European R&D Manager

Cork Supply

Root have done an excellent job in breaking down the EU laws + regulations with regard to plastics and providing us with a roadmap.

Ian Burtenshaw, Global Head of Marketing

Aerogen

We’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with Root to understand what's possible and practical for our packaging strategy, and look forward to working with them as the rubber hits the road on our pack development.

Little Moons

Root have been a great asset in helping us analyse and adapt our agenda to help perpetuate our corporate sustainability goals. Root is an agile and thorough company that are a pleasure to work with!

Diageo

Root have in-depth knowledge that has been pivotal in helping the business broaden our skills and to help make informed choices when developing packaging for the future.

Samworth Brothers

Root delivered a quality piece of work that is now informing European-wide product packaging.

Virgin Media O2

We have loved working with Root, their approach has helped our business focus on key strategic decisions, and enabled us to move forward. We will be working with them again!

Tyler Packaging

Services

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Strategy

Root delivers pioneering Packaging Strategies which define a north star for stakeholders, clear goals to report against and boundaries to innovate within. Our work ensures you are policy prepared and reduces reputational risk.

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Impact

Root Impact services provide the full spectrum of packaging improvement from audit to strategy.They are for clients who need to move beyond the limitations of LCA and gain a comprehensive understanding of the risks and impacts.

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Regulatory

Root Regulatory services, deliver regular, tailored reports that identify vital policy changes impacting your business. The reports gives internal teams reassurance that they have full visibility of future risks and time to take action.