Year on year growth in Greater Manchester, outperforming the rest of the economy during the recession.
If you’re in Greater Manchester, we can provide extra support to help you grow in the low carbon and environmental goods and services sector.
How can we help?
We offer dedicated business growth support for Greater Manchester based SMEs working within or looking to diversify into the green technologies and services sector.
What is the green technologies and services sector?
The green technologies and services sector is the constantly evolving market place spanning all environmental issues. This includes energy efficiency, renewable and low carbon energy, waste management and recycling, water management, low carbon finance, low emission vehicles and infrastructure, smart grids and environmental monitoring and management.
Why is it important?
There is an impressive opportunity for growth in this sector in Greater Manchester: it is growing at a rate of 6% a year, employing 38,000 people, and achieving annual sales of over £5.5 billion
The green technologies and services sector in Greater Manchester is an increasingly important part of the local economy. Here are some key facts about the sector from 2012/13.