Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

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Get Switched On And Grow Your Green Business

GC Business Growth Hub offers new three-part development programme for SMEs in Green Technologies and Services sectors

New website for Greater Manchester residents to better connect with nature

As part of the Green Summit  in Manchester today, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, officially announced the launch of a brand new website ‘Nature Greater Manchester’  designed to connect residents of Greater Manchester with their natural environment.

Green Summit heralds bold green future for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has set out its ambitions to become one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe, at its inaugural Green Summit held today (Wednesday 21 March).

Leading speakers to focus on industrial opportunities of ‘green transport revolution’ at upcoming Conference

At LowCVP’s 'Moving North' conference, Mayor Andy Burnham will focus on the challenge of cutting carbon emissions and air pollution, and seizing the business opportunities for automotive and fuel supply companies in the Northern Powerhouse.

Investing in a greener Greater Manchester

As part of the Mayor's upcoming Green Summit, a recently held 'listening event' for the business community found that Greater Manchester has the potential to be the UK’s leading green city region. 

Greater Manchester: Fit for the Future?

Greater Manchester is doing well in its efforts to address and prepare for climate change.

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Why we’re creating a new Northern Forest

Today the Government has announced £5.7 million to kick start the planting of 50 million trees across the North. Here’s what’s led to this ambitious new plan by the Woodland Trust and Community Forests...

A Greater, Greener Manchester: Have Your Say

Greater Manchester's Green Summit will set a new environmental vision for the city region, and accelerate our ambition to become ‘carbon neutral’ before 2050.

 

Q&A: Councillor Alex Ganotis, Chair of the GM Low Carbon Hub

As part of an ongoing series of interviews with members of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Board, we recently sat down with Cllr Alex Ganotis, Leader of Stockport Council, Greater Manchester Green City Region lead and chair of the Low Carbon Hub, to find out more about his priorities for the hub, and his ambitions for a more sustainable Greater Manchester.

Q&A: Professor Hisham Elkadi, GM Low Carbon Hub Board

As part of a new series, we’ll be interviewing members of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Board to find out more about their priorities for the hub, and their ambitions for a more sustainable Greater Manchester.

We recently sat down with board member Professor Hisham Elkadi, Dean of the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford.

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