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

North west businesses save ONE MILLION tonnes of carbon

Greater Manchester's Business Growth Hub is celebrating the landmark achievement of saving one million tonnes of CO2e through its award-winning support that helps businesses to reduce their use of energy, water and materials in day-to-day operations.

Tony Lloyd unveils Compact of Mayors collective commitment at Climate Summit

Greater Manchester Mayor Tony Lloyd has announced that the city's commitment to the Compact of Mayors will contribute to global urban emission reductions by 2030.

Phil Millar Creative Apparel

Six Stockport firms win funding to install green technologies

Stockport competition winners set to save nearly £100,000 over the next four years after receiving a share of £41,000 to install green technologies.

‘On the Home Front’: The challenges of domestic energy use reduction

November 5th was about home fires not bonfires this year, as the University of Manchester hosted an event focused on the challenges of reducing household energy use.

TBA Textiles

Textiles manufacturer identifies £640k of efficiency opportunities

TBA Textiles has identified over £640,000 in potential resource efficiency savings with support from the Business Growth Hub.  

Aaron Rose, Faith in Nature

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.

Working On Waste in Greater Manchester

Abigail Kemp hears proposals from key stakeholders on tackling the problem of household waste.

Community Energy at Risk from FITs Policy Changes

The government’s proposed subsidy cut for small scale renewable energy schemes will threaten around £127 million of investment in current projects.

Collecting accurate data at an urban level

Louise Marix Evans explores what kind of data can provide a meaningful measure of progress towards global urban sustainability?

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.

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