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Posted on 28 October 2020

GM Green Summit: Waste + Resources

Waste, resources and buildings were the focal points of day three at Greater Manchester’s 2020 Green Summit, which included a panel discussion with GC Business Growth Hub’s experts.
Posted on 28 October 2020

COVID-19 making sustainability a ‘business priority’

A major new business survey has revealed that sustainability is going to be more important to companies as a direct result of COVID-19, despite extremely challenging market conditions.
Posted on 28 October 2020

Social value to be ramped up in public procurement

From 1 January 2021, demonstrating social value will become more important for winning tenders for public sector contracts, giving SMEs more opportunities to access government supply chains.
Posted on 28 October 2020

Industry leaders launch Net Zero North West

A collaboration of industry leaders has come together to drive investment in the net zero carbon economy and post COVID-19 green economic recovery in the North West.
Posted on 28 October 2020

MediaCityUK a ‘net zero’ exemplar

MediaCityUK in Salford Quays now has the highest cluster of net zero carbon buildings in the UK, with ten of its properties achieving the standard based on their operational carbon emissions.
Posted on 28 October 2020

What does a Green City Region mean to SMEs, and why should they care?

Speaking at Greater Manchester’s fantastic 2020 Green Summit, our team of specialist environmental business advisors discussed what the city region’s ambitions mean for SMEs.
Posted on 28 October 2020

Think you can’t deliver under the Green Homes Grant? Think again

Accessing the Green Homes Grant can be difficult for sole traders, but there are alternative routes to accessing it and good reasons for doing so, explain Tolu Omideyi and Daniel Dickinson.
Posted on 28 October 2020

Government proposes Green Gas Levy

Ministers have set out plans for a new levy on gas bills to subsidise the scaling up of ‘green gas’ projects to reduce emissions from the gas grid, starting in autumn 2021.
Posted on 28 October 2020

Consultation underway for GM Clean Air Plan

Residents and businesses have until December to respond to Greater Manchester’s landmark Clean Air Plan, which includes proposals for a charging Clean Air Zone from 2022.
Posted on 28 October 2020

Winter is coming, and how we heat care homes is more important than ever

The onset of winter means increased heating costs, and this year many care homes face even higher bills because of COVID-19 safety measures. But help is at hand, explains Alasdair Dalzel-Job.