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

Clean Cities Agenda and the GM business context

The pro-manchester Green Economy group and Transport and Infrastructure Group have organised an expert panel to discuss what a Green Cities agenda actually means for Manchester and the wider local economy.

Sudstech paving

Manchester firm paving the way to flood resilience

The company behind Sudstech, a ‘porous’ paving solution developed to improve urban water drainage, is working with the Business Growth Hub to expand its service and develop new products.

Crystal Doors

Rochdale door manufacturer unlocks green success

Crystal Doors, a manufacturer of vinyl wrapped doors and accessories, is progressing towards ISO 14001 certification and has installed a 980kW biomass boiler to heat its premises with on-site waste.

Successful first year for environmental tech firm

A green technology installer in Stockport is celebrating a successful first year in business, having benefitted from specialist low carbon sector support from the Business Growth Hub.

Beyond the Paris Climate Change Conference

How can energy efficiency co-operatives contribute to achieving 2050 targets?

The UK’s first LIFE integrated project bid secured

Integrated water management approach to delivery of the North West England River basin management plan.

Manchester skyline by Graeme Cooper

Sustainability emerges as a core theme in the shared vision for Manchester's future

Sustainable design, active travel and a low carbon economy all make it in as priorities for 'Our Manchester', the new ten year strategy for the city.

Castrads radiator

Cast-iron efficiency progress for Stockport firm

Castrads, a Stockport-based producer of cast iron radiators, has boosted its resource efficiency with grant funding from Stockport Council and expert support from the Business Growth Hub.

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Powering the region with new Green Alliance report on renewables

A new survey from Green Alliance has revealed the levels of renewables being generated by the cities and counties of England's North West, with Greater Manchester showing a strong performance in solar.

Smart Thinking: Rubbish (and data) collection

United Utilities are using bin wagons to collect meter readings.

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