Day One – 16.11.2021

How being employee owned has accelerated LUC’s authentic approach to ESG

15:30 – 16:10

Thinking and acting on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) responsibilities in a proactive way has become even more pressing.

For LUC, it’s become core to business activities and is aligned to their culture and values.

Hear from Jon Grantham, Managing Director and Lucy Wallwork, Senior Planner. on how LUC have embedded ESG in their business.

You will learn:

  • How LUC’s ESG agenda is driven by the values of the employee owners
  • The impact of effective employee engagement in order deliver the agenda
  • Lessons learned, progress and next steps in LUC’s ESG journey


Managing Director and Employee Trustee Jon Grantham has over 35 years’ experience as a chartered town planner and has advised numerous organisations on planning issues.

Lucy Wallwork is an appointed Employee Trustee and senior within the Planning team, working on Green Belt assessments and green infrastructure projects.


LUC is an award-winning environmental consultancy providing planning, impact assessment, landscape design, ecology and geospatial services to a wide range of public and private sector clients.

We are a team of over 200 skilled professionals, united by a determination to achieve sustainable development on behalf of our clients.

We are passionate about the power of good planning and landscape design; working to improve the lives of communities across the UK and beyond since our first project 55 years ago.

We care about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.