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Green Supplier Event to Inspire Greater Manchester

With green infrastructure on the rise across Greater Manchester, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is holding a special event for green suppliers across the region.

On Thursday 12th December UKGBC, in partnership with the IGNITION project, will host an all-day event which includes a series of inspirational talks, a presentation on the University of Salford’s innovative ‘Living Lab’ and networking with key contacts.

Suppliers will outline the business case behind real projects where they have created green infrastructure, followed by a panel discussion and time for questions. This will be a key opportunity for suppliers and other stakeholders to engage in the IGNITION project, to understand the future potential for green infrastructure in Greater Manchester and subsequently raise their profile within the industry.

Find out more and sign up here.

The €4.5 million EU-funded IGNITION project aims to develop innovative financial solutions to increase green infrastructure in Greater Manchester by 2038 so that the city-region can be more resilient to the effects of climate change. 

Why should I attend?

Gain an overview of the key IGNITION project and the wider work taking place in Greater Manchester to increase the city-region’s natural capital. 

The opportunity to contribute to the IGNITION project in its journey to build funding mechanisms for a 10% increase in green infrastructure across Greater Manchester. 

Get one of the first looks at the University of Salford’s ‘Living Lab’ which is being developed to create essential data and persuade businesses and organisations to invest in climate change adaptation features. 

Join a stimulating discussion on how, why and what we can do to deliver green infrastructure in Greater Manchester. 

Reserve your place today.

If you have any queries, please get in touch with Robert.Winch@UKGBC.org

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