• 22 June 2024
  • Darwen, BB3 2RB

Social Governance

support causes and communities

Supporting the Community

WEC Group is committed to supporting the local community of Darwen and the surrounding areas, which have been home to our succesful growth since our beginnings as a one-man-band in 1979. Through our continued growth we now also support causes and communities at our many sites across the UK.

Throughout the year we raise money to support local charities and communities by organising a range of activities. In addition, we undertake a range of manufacturing projects for the benefit of the local community free of charge.


Every year, WEC Group selects a local charity to support as our adopted charity for that year. We engage in a variety of fundraising activities, such as hosting an annual Golf Day, organising sponsored walks, and participating in 10k races, all with the primary goal of raising substantial funds for our chosen charity. Previous WEC Group Charities of the Year include; Blackburn with Darwen Youth Zone, Dementia UK, Theos' Warriors & Nightsafe.

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Community Projects

At WEC Group, we take great pride in being an integral part of our local community.

Our strong commitment to supporting our community has led us to undertake various projects in collaboration with local authorities, charities, and associations, all free of charge. These projects have had a profound and positive impact on our community.

Our contributions to the community have encompassed a range of initiatives, including providing new fencing for a local day care facility, constructing an accessibility ramp for a local war veteran, and perhaps our most significant achievement, manufacturing a new dome and weathervane for the top of Darwen Tower.

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WEC Group is firmly dedicated to upholding the highest environmental standards across all our business operations.

We firmly believe that economic growth and environmental well-being are closely linked, and we recognize the shared responsibility that businesses, individuals, and communities have in safeguarding our environment and fostering sustainable development.

We understand the responsibility WEC Group as a company holds and our environmental responsibility is based upon continuous improvement, consistent with current knowledge and compliance.

We conduct internal environmental reviews in order to measure the company environmental performance and to ensure that WEC Group is meeting its policy goals, as well as the legal compliance requirements. We actively encourage our external partners, including providers and customers, to embrace environmental protection principles. We urge them to minimise waste generation and ensure the responsible disposal of materials and substances. Additionally, we advocate for the reduced use of toxic substances whenever feasible and promote the adoption of environmentally friendly technologies, energy-efficient practices, and recycling solutions. WEC Group is committed to supporting a carbon neutral sustainable manufacturing. Optimising processes that minimize negative environmental impacts.

Since 2021, WEC Group has been approved ISO 14001 for Environmental Management, through BSI.

ISO 14001 helps to improve the everyday operations of our business and helps to make WEC Group more sustainable. Benefiting our ability to meet supplier requirements and our wider aim to achieve environmental best practice throughout our business activities.