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Posted on 5 January 2022

Increased government support for green exporters

UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, is making it “easier than ever before” for providers of green products and services to access funding to help them export overseas.
Posted on 5 January 2022

3 steps to a better world: In Conversation with Play It Green

Richard Dickson, Co-Founder of Manchester start-up Play It Green, tells us about his innovative approach to driving sustainable change and why relying on tree planting alone is not enough.
Posted on 5 January 2022

First ‘zero carbon social homes’ completed in Manchester

Two first-of-a-kind net zero carbon properties have been completed in east Manchester as part of an innovative low carbon housing development designed to test social housing for the future.
Posted on 5 January 2022

Lighting the way to net zero: In Conversation with Ligero Design

Ashley Hulme, Director of LED lighting specialists Ligero Design, tells us about the role of lighting in achieving net zero, supply struggles during COVID-19 and plans to mentor young people in Oldham.
Posted on 5 January 2022

Expect a rapid rise in net zero pledges over 2022

Customer pressure will drive more businesses towards net zero emissions this year, with the uptake of electric vehicles also set to accelerate, says sustainability and net zero lead Kevin Lambert.
Posted on 5 January 2022

Greater Manchester to crowdfund £6.5m EV charging network

A second crowdfunding scheme to fund public electric vehicle chargers has launched in Greater Manchester following record electric vehicle sales in the UK during 2021.
Posted on 5 January 2022

New round of grants to support sustainable travel in GM

Grants of up to £10,000 to encourage active staff travel through interventions such as cycle parking or changing facilities are open to Greater Manchester businesses until 31 January 2022.
Posted on 5 January 2022

Financial support for Clean Air Zone now open

The first set of vehicle owners affected by Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone can now apply for funding to upgrade their vehicle, with a new service launched to help firms understand their options.
Posted on 26 November 2021

New ‘playbook’ for decarbonising public buildings

The government’s new guide to help public sector organisations reduce emissions from buildings follows the launch of Greater Manchester’s own public procurement scheme for technology suppliers.
Posted on 26 November 2021

What does the outcome of COP26 mean for SMEs?

Kevin Lambert summarises the key takeaway points for SMEs from the historic COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.