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Regulatory

  • Are you unprepared for upcoming packaging policy changes?

  • Do your legal or operational team have sufficient expertise to translate regulation changes into tangible plans across multiple markets?

  • Are you unclear about the commercial risks your business is exposed to for packaging non-compliance?

Reducing compliance risk by ensuring your business is policy-prepared

Businesses are at risk of a variety of policy penalities including fines up to 5% global turnover, confiscation of all profits from non-compliant goods and services, and bans on trading in markets.

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

What we do

Through auditing and strategic advice, we ensure you are meeting current regulation while being proactively aligned with emerging legislation even if you are at the beginning of your sustainability journey.

We compliment existing legal resource and simplify the regulatory landscape – providing an exec summary of where you may need to comply.

Are you Policy-Prepared?

What you get

Following a live demonstration with one of our Root experts you can select the outputs you need from the below or if you need a specific piece of support, let us know.

Policy Preparedness Report

Quarterly, bi-annual or annual reports to crystallise where, why and how you need to act – most clients have these quarterly:

  • Summary of new and updated regulations with RAG table per market
  • Projected impacts on your business, packaging and customers 
  • Details of any packaging or process changes required

Focused Impact Report

Expert, board-facing report to help you mitigate risk against key regional or local market policy:

  • Risk evaluation, impacts on infrastructure, R&D, packaging and customers
  • Recommendations for investment and divestment 
  • A simple, tangible roadmap to mitigate risk in response to different policy scenarios

Add-ons

Policy-specific guides designed to inform and catalyse key organisational teams:

  • High level Activation Plan
  • Detailed Implementation and FAQ guides
  • Ask Root consultancy time
  • Waste industry reports

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

Root
Advisory

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.

Root
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.

Root
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.