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

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Greater Manchester Goes Green - Green Summit 2020: doing things differently this year

We are delighted to announce that for a third consecutive year, GMCA will be hosting Green Summit 2020 – “Greater Manchester Goes Green”. 

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Bringing everyone with you: In Conversation with Clean Air Ltd

Will Perrott, MD of Bolton manufacturer Clean Air Ltd, explains how his idea for an in-house ‘environmental committee’ has sparked a company-wide movement to become carbon neutral.

Examples of nature-based solutions in action on high rise flats

Greater Manchester to Gain Investor Confidence in Nature-Based Solutions

The IGNITION project aims to bring nature-based solutions into the mainstream across our city-region.

Chicago City Hall Green Roof

Why we need Green Roofs

World Green Roof Day (6th June) is a celebration of green roofs all over the world and the benefits they bring to people and nature. But what can green roofs do for us?

#WGRD #WGRD2020

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WWF One Planet City Challenge 2019-2020

Earlier this year, we were pleased to find out that Greater Manchester was one of the three UK cities/councils to have progressed to the international finalist stage of WWF’s One Planet City Challenge Competition for 2019-2020.

Cllr Andrew Western Green City Lead

Update from Councillor Andrew Western – Green City Portfolio Lead

In the current COVID crisis, our attentions are rightly focused on supporting vulnerable citizens, key workers and local businesses through the pandemic. In the longer term, other global challenges, such as climate change, will still need to be faced.

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How are businesses in the UK driving climate resilience?

Business in the Community’s Sam Hartley reflects on the role of business in climate resilience and nature-based solutions in our latest IGNITION blog.

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Inspiring Conference Urges Greater Manchester to Work Together for the Environment

The Natural Capital Group Conference 2020 launched a campaign for Greater Manchester’s environment.

The Top 10 Projects Greening Greater Manchester

Take a look at the best projects helping Greater Manchester adapt to climate change right now.

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The IGNITION Project: How We’re Getting People Switched On to Climate Change

The Royal Horticultural Society has been engaging the public about climate change and the ways we can fight against it. Rosie from the RHS shows us how the IGNITION project is battling the effects of climate change.

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