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Posted on 18 December 2019

Looking back on 2019

Thank you for reading Green Intelligence during 2019! In 2020 we will be moving to a new monthly format starting at the end of January. In the meantime, here’s a recap of 2019…
Posted on 18 December 2019

Entrepreneur designs floor mat from waste tyres

An entrepreneurial academic from the University of Manchester has created a prototype product, enhanced with the wonder material graphene, which could help to recycle tonnes of unwanted tyres.
Posted on 18 December 2019

Tesco to begin measuring sustainability by basket

The environmental impact of some of the UK’s most popular foods will be measured and tracked for the first time thanks to a ground-breaking new scheme launched by Tesco and WWF.
Posted on 18 December 2019

PM promises ‘far-reaching environmental programme’

Following a landslide election victory, Boris Johnson is expected to move quickly to complete the UK’s withdrawal from the EU before turning to other priorities, with the environment high on the agenda.
Posted on 18 December 2019

National award for university ‘carbon literacy’ scheme

A voluntary carbon literacy course set up at Manchester Metropolitan University to help staff and students understand climate change has been recognised for a prestigious education award.
Posted on 18 December 2019

Manchester to accelerate zero carbon partnerships

Manchester City Council plans to recruit more leading organisations and businesses to its Climate Change Partnership in 2020 to accelerate progress on meeting its carbon reduction targets.
Posted on 18 December 2019

UK business a ‘poster child’ for sustainability goals

According to a survey by HSBC, more than a third of UK companies think they can play a significant role in delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals - the highest rate in Europe.
Posted on 18 December 2019

Electric fleet campaign launched

A new campaign is underway to support businesses looking to switch their fleets to electric vehicles, including a mapping tool that helps firms understand the incentives in place in different areas.
Posted on 18 December 2019

Greater Manchester among top cities for climate action

Greater Manchester has been ranked as one of the top global city regions taking action on climate change by an international charity that measures environmental impact.
Posted on 18 December 2019

EU makes net zero pledge

The EU has set out a plan to make Europe the first climate neutral continent by 2050, with around 40% of the global economy now covered by similar targets.