Lean/Green Business Offer

IDA Ireland, in partnership with Enterprise Ireland is providing a Lean/Green Business Offer to its client companies. IDA is keen to support its client companies to develop their operations in Ireland and to introduce good environment management practices. This business offer is designed to encourage clients to adopt Lean business principles to increase performance and competitiveness that will help sustain and grow their Irish operations.
Lean tools and techniques are helping companies across the globe to address competitiveness issues. These tools build the capability to identify problems and take an innovative approach to improvements in operations and services as well as understand the importance of building environmental best practices into the workplace.
The Lean/Green Business Offer has been developed for companies engaged in both manufacturing and services activities.

LeanTransform | Business Transformation

An extensive, holistic company transformation programme with an external consultancy team of international reputation. It will embed the culture and competences necessary for on-going competitiveness gains, sustainable continuous improvement and business transformation across the business and its supply chain.
Assignments will typically take at least 18 months to complete. The assignment is preceded by a Competitiveness Benchmark exercise.


The Lean/Green Business Offer will commence with a diagnostic audit of current practice and performance including the first steps to green competitiveness. Key performance indicators will be established to achieve targeted business improvement measures based on a set of Lean tools and methodologies tailored to suit each client’s situation.


The Lean /Green Business Offer will help to:
• Achieve savings and improvements in capability and capacity to increase company competitiveness.
• Secure support from IDA to further develop international standards and world class operations in Ireland.
• Identify Green issues and potential improvement areas.

Cost / Funding

The Lean/Green Business Offer will be available to all IDA Ireland clients subject to eligibility as determined by IDA Ireland. Funding from IDA to the company will depend on a number of factors, such as its size and stage of development and the existing capability in Lean/Green practice.

For further information contact:

Your IDA Project Executive or Sinead Coffey, IDA Executive at +353 51 357 844