Greater Manchester Green City Region. Creating a greener, greater city region differently

Trafford Park

Exploring opportunities to decarbonise Trafford Park

This is an opportunity for businesses to hear from the specific work underway by Greater Manchester and discuss and share experiences with other companies based in Trafford Park of how to deliver collective climate action. The objective of this workshop is to focus on what climate actions can companies deliver together that they otherwise couldn’t do alone.

This workshop will provide the opportunity to:

  1. Strengthen the understanding of work underway in Greater Manchester and opportunities for businesses to be involved.
  2. Discuss and share experiences of the strategies and solutions that have delivered results in energy and resource management, and challenges encountered by different businesses.
  3. Identify and agree on collective actions to accelerate emissions reduction in Trafford Park.

To attend, please contact Places are subject to availability.

This event is free of charge and an agenda can be found below.


09:30 – 10:00: Arrivals and breakfast

10:00 – 10:05: Welcome and introductions

10:05 – 10:15: Background of other place-based collective corporate actions

10:15 – 10:30: Overview of GMCA and Trafford Council’s climate plans

10:30 – 11:15: Introductions to Trafford Park companies and their climate-related activities

11:15 – 12:15: Overview of energy system in Trafford Park from Electricity Northwest and Siemens

12:15 – 13:00: Lunch

13:00 – 14:00: Discussion around the challenges and barriers in delivering collaborative action

14:00 – 15:00: Brainstorming collaborative actions that companies could take together

15:00 – 15:30: Wrap up and next steps

Please feel free to spread the invite with your interested colleagues and to contact us for any questions or further information. We would be delighted to have you and look forward to seeing you there.

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