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Posted on 29 September 2021

Event: Greater Manchester Zero Carbon Tour

Sustainability certification body Planet Mark has embarked on a national tour of events ahead of the COP26 climate summit in November and will arrive in Greater Manchester on 8 October.
Posted on 29 September 2021

Net zero may impact you sooner than you think

Kevin Lambert explains why net zero greenhouse gas emissions should be on the radar for SMEs as well as large organisations, and how the Hub’s Journey to Net Zero programme can help.
Posted on 29 September 2021

Event: Greater Manchester Green Summit 2021

Greater Manchester’s fourth annual Green Summit on 18 October, hosted by Andy Burnham, will showcase climate action within the city region and what is needed to hit its carbon neutral target.
Posted on 29 September 2021

A call for more green start-ups

Tolu Omideyi makes the case for more people setting up their own business in the green technologies and services sector, drawing on the experiences of three Greater Manchester start-ups.
Posted on 29 September 2021

Google launches sustainability training for SMEs

Google has announced a free training programme to help SMEs reduce their emissions through practical, digitally-focused solutions such as cloud-enabled technology and sourcing clean energy.
Posted on 29 September 2021

New legal code puts greenwashing firms ‘on notice’

The Competition and Markets Authority has published a ‘Green Claims Code’ to tackle misleading claims by businesses, warning that firms have until the end of 2021 to comply with the law.
Posted on 29 September 2021

Why EV charging is this decade’s big tech opportunity

Electric vehicle charging will be one of the UK’s biggest national infrastructure priorities during the 2020s, opening up new opportunities for companies to move into the market, says Katherine Burden.
Posted on 29 September 2021

Energy crisis underlines value of efficiency and renewables

A perfect storm of events has led to a record short-term spike in wholesale natural gas and electricity prices, but experts and politicians alike have agreed that high prices are here to stay.
Posted on 29 September 2021

Work underway on GM’s Clean Air Zone and grant scheme

Cameras and signs are being installed across Greater Manchester ahead of the city region’s Clean Air Zone launch on 30 May 2022, with financial support for businesses due to launch in November.
Posted on 26 August 2021

Online net zero tools launched by Chambers of Commerce

The Chambers of Commerce and O2 have launched a free online hub offering tools and guidance for cutting emissions after finding that carbon footprints are still a ‘mystery’ to 91% of small businesses.