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

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Green cosmetics firm in Bury saves £23,000

A family-owned cosmetics manufacturer is saving more than £23,000 a year after taking a range of measures to reduce its energy use and become more efficient.

Want a low carbon Northern Powerhouse? Have your say on GM's new climate plan

Greater Manchester sets out latest plans for reducing carbon emissions and opens a public consultation on climate change.

Greater Manchester's environmental successes laid out in new report

Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Hub has published its 2015 Annual Report – a four page summary of Greater Manchester’s low carbon and environmental headlines and highlights.

Greater Manchester commits to the Compact of Mayors

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has signed up to the world’s largest coalition of city leaders addressing climate change - the Compact of Mayors.

Quantum Profile Systems Ltd

£147,000 resource efficiency savings for Oldham manufacturer

Building products manufacturer, Quantum Profile Systems Ltd (QPSL), has accumulated annual savings of £147,000 since 2012 with resource efficiency support from the Business Growth Hub.

Factory Floor at Quantum Profile Systems Ltd, Oldham

£100 million green savings for Greater Manchester business

Businesses in Greater Manchester have saved £100 million by improving their resource efficiency with specialist support from the Business Growth Hub, new figures reveal.

Worldwide LED Lighting

Worldwide LED Lighting Ltd achieves quality accreditation and new business with Business Growth Hub

Worldwide LED Lighting Ltd, a supplier and installer of LED lighting based in Tameside, has achieved full ISO accreditation and won new business with support from the Business Growth Hub.
 

Hallidays Solar Panels

Business support firm switches to green tech

Hallidays Group Ltd, an accountancy and business support company in Stockport, has partnered with a local green technology supplier to install LED lighting and solar PV on its site, saving £9,000 a year.

Stockport Town Hall by Flickr user Mikey

Stockport Sustainable Business Challenge winners announced

The winners of the Stockport Sustainable Business Challenge who will share a £50,000 funding pot have been announced by Stockport Economic Alliance.

Image courtesy of Flickr user Joshua Poh

Time to disinvest?

The lecture halls may have fallen silent, and students disappeared for their summer holidays, but there is still a lot of deep thinking being done in the corridors of power at the University of Manchester (UoM).

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