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Greater Manchester gets 'A' rating on climate

GREATER Manchester has been ranked as one of the top global regions taking action on climate change by an international charity that measures environmental impact

IGNITION – steering the way to a greener Greater Manchester

What has the Greater Manchester IGNITION project achieved for the environment so far?

Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group’s Annual Conference

Join us: Delivering a Greener Greater Manchester

Get your exclusive ticket to the Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group’s Annual Conference – coming to Manchester in February 2020.

UKGBC

Green Supplier Event to Inspire Greater Manchester

With green infrastructure on the rise across Greater Manchester, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is holding a special event for green suppliers across the region.

View of Greater Manchester from Romiley

Mission Based Approach to delivering the Five Year Environment Plan for GM

One of Greater Manchester’s unique assets, one that differentiates us from other City Region’s, is the strength, depth and longevity of our partnerships. 

£56k green boost for precision components firm

An Oldham manufacturer is set to save more than £56,000 a year after installing an extensive rooftop solar panel system and energy efficient equipment at its factory.

Bradley Manufacturing produces springs, wire forms and pressed components - specialising in sheet metal fabrication and finishing services, including CNC manufacturing, laser cutting, punching, bending and forming, automated powder coating and sublimation printing. 

Local Area Energy Planning: Supporting clean growth and low carbon transition

In a project delivered for the Energy Technologies Institute, Energy Systems Catapult has designed a planning framework to help local government, energy networks and other key local stakeholders prepare for a low carbon future in a cost-efficient and strategic way.

City of Trees window @Patagonia

Manchester raises the bar with new carbon target

Manchester City Council has today announced its plan to bring forward its ambition to become a zero carbon city by twelve years, with a revised target of 2038.

GM Fire and Rescue refurbishment works and new build showcase sustainable design

 

GM Fire and Rescue refurbishment works and new build showcase sustainable design 

 

Due to the changing demands and pressures placed on the property portfolio, including ageing stock and co-location with other services, Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Services (GMFRS) have recently had the opportunity to improve energy efficiency and sustainability of their building stock through the construction of new premises and the refurbishment of existing buildings. 

Greater Manchester Green Summit: Day Summary

Greater Manchester’s ground-breaking Green Summit brought industry and community leaders together to debate and discuss sustainability issues affecting the region, generating bold and ambitious pledges and a powerful sense of optimism regarding the future of our environment.

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