MC Construction x Play It Green New Partnership

MC Construction x Play It Green

Salford-based MC Construction is blazing a trail after teaming up with Play It Green to reduce its carbon footprint.

The company is the first construction business to join Play It Green’s Climate Positive Workforce programme as it steps up its drive to lower its carbon emissions and to progress towards becoming a net zero operation by 2038.

MC Construction has signed up its entire 60-strong team to Play It Green’s online subscription service.

For a monthly fee, every staff member will receive weekly tips, discounts, education and tools to help them and the business reduce their footprint. Thirteen trees will be planted each month to rebalance each individual’s existing carbon footprint.

In addition, as part of the same subscription, the North West Air Ambulance Charity will receive a regular donation as the company’s charity of the year. Ten per cent of Play it Green’s revenues go to each member’s chosen good cause.

MC Construction: View From Their Managing Director

Russ Forshaw, managing director of MC Construction, said: “The impact of the construction industry is widely documented on the global stage. World leaders have committed to shifting towards a more sustainable future. This is a responsibility for everyone in the industry, regardless of size, and we are determined to play our part.  

“As a long-established business, our success has always been anchored to our core values, including taking responsibility for our actions. 

“By joining forces with Play It Green, we are showing our commitment to building upon our existing initiatives to tackle and reduce the environmental impact of our work. 

“We recognise that there is no quick fix, and that positive results will come from concerted effort, but we are fully committed to a strategic and determined approach to achieve our net zero target by 2038. Our partnership with Play It Green is a positive step on that journey and will help us make a tangible difference.

“Play It Green shares our values and has a straightforward and transparent approach, making it a natural fit for us. I have no doubt that our fantastic team will engage with the Climate Positive Workforce programme, ensuring that environmental and sustainability considerations are further embedded in our culture.”

MC Construction MD, Russ Forshaw (right) and Play It Green CEO, Chris Thair
MC Construction MD, Russ Forshaw (right) and Play It Green CEO, Chris Thair

MC Construction: View From Our CEO

Chris Thair, chief executive of Play It Green, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome MC Construction into our community.

“The Climate Positive Workforce service now moves them to the next level by continually educating and rewarding their staff, giving them the knowledge, drive and tools to bring innovation and further positive action within the business.

“Our model significantly boosts our members’ ESG credentials, helping them move to net zero and make a positive ongoing environmental and social impact.

“Our signposting service, Footprint Reporting and Carbon Reduction Plan partnerships can also be beneficial for MC Construction and all our other partners to help them stay in supply chains and win tenders.


MC Construction MD and Play It Green's CEO enjoying some biodiversity
MC Construction MD and Play It Green's CEO enjoying some biodiversity

“We look forward to working with MC Construction and creating a brighter future for their business, local community and the planet.”

Sign Up For Our Unique Subscription Service & Be The Solution to Climate Change

Join Play It Green for £5 per month

Boost your ESG actions and credentials by subscribing to Play It Green from as little as £60 per annum. 

Your ROI on £60 is 52 weekly pieces of education and footprint reduction tips sent every Friday. A company Forest with 156 trees planted. 10% regifted to a good cause of your choice. Free access to a host of tools and partners to help your business get to net zero and lots of marketing support.  

Better For Business, Better For People, Better For Planet.

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