Our track record

We’ve delivered award-winning environmental business support to thousands of companies since 2001. But don’t take our word for it – hearing from the companies themselves is always best.

Take your pick of our short three minute films below, or choose from over 50 other companies giving their own Green Growth stories.
 

We’ve delivered award-winning environmental business support to hundreds of companies. But don’t take our word for it – hearing from the companies themselves is always best.

Video Case Studies

Saving one million tonnes of carbon (part two)

Hear from the Mayor of Greater Manchester and other key figures on what saving one million tonnes of carbon means for the city region.

Saving one million tonnes of carbon (part one)

Our support has helped businesses across the North West to save one million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent by reducing their use of energy, water and materials.

Resin Surfaces Ltd

  • Chemicals sector
  • Improved packaging / process efficiency
  • Reduced waste
  • £56k annual savings

Bri-Tek Technologies

  • LED lighting
  • Low carbon sector support
  • New environmental policy / ISO 14001
  • Connected to new market opportunities

Utilitri Ltd

  • Renewables sector
  • Low carbon sector support
  • Improved marketing/sales strategy
  • Three jobs created

Abbey Logistics Group

  • Transport sector
  • Improved fuel / energy / water efficiency
  • £641k annual cost savings
  • 1,700 tonnes of CO2e savings per year

Camfil Farr

  • Manufacturing sector
  • Improved fuel / energy efficiency
  • £271k annual cost savings
  • 942 tonnes of CO2e savings per year

Crown Paints Ltd

  • Chemical sector
  • Improved energy / material efficiency
  • £600k annual cost savings
  • 295 tonnes of CO2e savings per year

More Customer Stories

Castrads, Stockport - SME (Manufacturing)

Stockport-based Castrads has tapped into expert advice and academic support to take sustainable business to the next level, moving from energy management to product and packaging innovation.

 

Kings Quality Foods, Wigan - SME (Manufacturing)

Kings Quality Foods is saving more than £10,000 per year after installing new LED light fittings and implementing a number of other zero cost measures at its factory in Wigan.  

Axiom Displays, Oldham - SME (Manufacturing)

An Oldham designer and manufacturer of retail displays has opened doors to new business by sourcing all the timber it uses from sustainably managed forests. 

Plastube Ltd, Tameside - SME (Manufacturing)

A producer of electrical cable management products in Tameside has overcame a significant cooling issue thanks to energy efficiency funding from Greater Manchester’s GC Business Growth Hub.  

Freeflush Rainwater Harvesting, Trafford - SME (Environmental Technologies)

Freeflush in Trafford has been working with Greater Manchester’s GC Business Growth Hub to take its turnover to six figures and develop new water saving products for businesses.  

BD2, Wigan - SME (Creative & Digital)

A digital agency in Wigan has installed ultra-efficient heating and lighting systems in its office with the support of local energy efficiency experts and grant funding.

Newhey Carpets, Rochdale - SME (Manufacturing)

With the help of local grant funding, Newhey Carpets Ltd in Rochdale has slashed its building overheads by upgrading old heating and lighting systems to modern, efficient alternatives.  

Matchstick Men, Wigan - SME (Environmental Technologies)

A product sourcing firm in Wigan will potentially save more than £30,000 by replacing a transformer and teaming up with a nearby Manchester company for a full LED lighting upgrade.