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Posted on 30 June 2021

Parcels by pedal power: In Conversation with ZEEM Logistics

We chat to Kirrien Wilson, Managing Director of cycle delivery start-up ZEEM Logistics, about the inspiration behind the business, Clean Air Zones and the future of urban logistics.
Posted on 30 June 2021

PM launches campaign encouraging SMEs to commit to net zero

The Prime Minister has called on every small business in the country to commit to taking practical steps to cut their emissions as part of the UK’s journey to net zero by 2050.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Net zero to form central part of public procurement

Under new procurement rules, firms will be required to align themselves with the government’s net zero target and publish ‘credible’ carbon reduction plans before they can bid for large contracts.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Greater Manchester launches guide to natural capital

A new resource designed as a ‘one stop shop’ for understanding natural capital and the services nature provides has been developed specifically for Greater Manchester.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Manchester energy network project receives £14.7m

Plans to develop a network to distribute low carbon electricity, heat and cooling to buildings in Manchester have been backed by government as part of a £44 million investment in heat networks.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Hub launches Journey to Net Zero

SMEs in Greater Manchester can now get support for their journey to net zero emissions through a new online programme designed to cut participants’ carbon footprint and reduce their costs.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Greenwashing: What it is and how to avoid it

Kevin Lambert explains the rising awareness of ‘corporate greenwash’ and why businesses need to be accurate, clear and transparent when promoting their environmental credentials.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Prestwich hospital launches ‘Green Health Walk’

A Greater Manchester hospital has opened a green walking route to promote the physical and mental health benefits of green space, a concept that is attracting rising interest from businesses.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone to launch in May 2022

Greater Manchester has published its final Clean Air Plan, which includes £120m to support businesses ahead of the introduction of a city-region-wide Clean Air Zone in less than a year’s time.
Posted on 30 June 2021

Government under pressure from advisors to ramp up climate action

The government has been told by its independent advisors to “get real” on its climate commitments and introduce a range of new policies to cut emissions and adapt to rising temperatures.