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

A boost for rural businesses in the North West

Lancashire County Council has announced plans to inject £4.6m into rural businesses across Lancashire and Greater Manchester to support employment and encourage economic growth.

Carrington Court

Tameside energy specialist identifies £200k potential sales

Energy Gain UK, a low carbon energy specialist based in Tameside, is finding new growth after receiving funding and sales development support from the Business Growth Hub.

'Winter Hill, Lancashire' by Flickr user Robert Wade

Natural Capital

Anne Selby talks to Mark Hillsdon about improving the city region's natural environment through partnership working.

Farmstart photo courtesy of The Kindling Trust

The future of farming?

Manchester’s first business incubator farm is growing but it is a long way from where it needs to be. Deborah Linton interviews The Kindling Trust's Chris Walsh to find out more.

Future climate in focus as 2014 sets new record temperature

As news breaks of another record-setting year for the global climate, what does the climate shift mean for our towns and cities? A ‘Future Climate Forum’ in February will be looking for some answers.

DJS Market Research Ltd, Stockport

Bolton and Stockport firms increase sales and green growth

DJS Research Ltd, a market research company in Stockport, and Bri-Tek Technologies, an LED lighting company based in Bolton are seeing an increase in sales and green growth through working with ENWORKS. 

'Man Approaching Footbridge' by Flickr user Helen M Bushe

ESTA leaves legacy for Local Enterprise Partnerships

The Environmental Sustainability Technical Assistance (ESTA) project closed in December 2014.

Manchester skyline by Steve Connor

Events programme launched on the ‘State of the Climate’

New events series launched to create a 'Future Climate Forum' for the Northwest. Dan Griffiths of the Northwest Climate Change Partnership explains more.

City of Wuhan taken by Flickr user ChaChaWei published under a Creative Commons license

Smart cities and a working week in Wuhan

Greater Manchester businesses with a possible part to play in ‘smart city solutions’ are being offered the chance to join a partnership project with Manchester’s sister city, Wuhan in Central China.

Vickers Energy Group North West Green Hero Awards

Awards win and resource efficiency savings identified for two GM firms with ENWORKS

Awards win for Trafford based energy management firm following Green Growth support and Tameside manufacturer identifies £8,800 resource efficiency savings with ENWORKS

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