Richard Hagan

Managing Director, Crystal Doors

Richard Hagan began racing to net zero since 2015, supported by the Growth Hub, and learning of Industry 4.0 from a visit to Siemens. Worried that large companies with billions to invest will soon become too competitive and took immediate action to learn and implemented saving money and planet. 2021 won the Queens Award for Sustainable Enterprise, SME business of the year and many other awards.

Last November Crystal Doors company achieved net zero for all three scopes, and now evidencing live data with monthly net zero reporting. Richard’s lifestyle keeps his personal carbon footprint under four tons, yet as a millionaire believes that the wealthiest have the most responsibility. His chapter in the recently published “Green Manufacturing” book is titled small can be radical.

Having closed suppliers accounts last year, all customers and stakeholders must first evidence a net zero pledge and strategy before doing business.