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

Young People 2038

Greater Manchester Green Summit 2019 - Five years in seven hours

In 2018 at the end of the first Greater Manchester Green Summit, Andy Burnham promised the 700+ audience that there would be a second Green Summit, this would launch the region’s pathway to become carbon-neutral.  This summit would be bigger, more focused and more inclusive, welcoming more people through the doors to be part of the big plan.

Greater Manchester Produces First City Region-Wide Ecosystem Services Opportunity Mapping Tool

The first city region-wide Ecosystem Services Opportunity Mapping Tool was launched as part of the Mayors Green Summit in March and provides a valuable resource for funders, policy-makers, project developers, partnerships and infrastructure planners to inform and support their decisions on the protection of the natural environment and investment projects.

Delivering on the Natural Environment through the 5 Year Environment Plan

We face major environmental challenges that threaten the health and prosperity of our region. Greater Manchester is taking action with the 5-Year Environment Plan, to be launched at the Mayors Green Summit on 25th March.

The plan sets out our long-term environmental vision – to be carbon neutral by 2038 – and the urgent actions we all need to take in the next 5 years to help achieve this. It is the outcome 12-months consultation and collaboration with all parts of the Greater Manchester family and the Summit is an opportunity to galvanise this commitment and unify our actions.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Green Summit

Mayor of Greater Manchester to announce date for a zero-carbon GM

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced the date for a landmark Green Summit next year.  

(L-R) Chris Swallow, Robina Shah, Rob Purvis, Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham champions Creamline glass bottle campaign to help make Manchester leading green city

Creamline, the Trafford based dairy and ‘Best of Local’ home delivery service, has joined forces with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, as part of its ongoing mission to reduce plastic pollution within Greater Manchester.

City of Trees window @Patagonia

Manchester raises the bar with new carbon target

Manchester City Council has today announced its plan to bring forward its ambition to become a zero carbon city by twelve years, with a revised target of 2038.

Vertogen, Bury

Wind turbine innovator looks to generate investment

A Bury company with a unique vertical wind turbine designed and manufactured entirely in the North West is working with specialists to find investment and bring its design to market.

Image by Tom Blackwell

Major brands pledge to make Greater Manchester's green city vision a reality

Some of the largest companies in Greater Manchester have pledged to ramp up their environmental commitments following discussions with mayor Andy Burnham.

Mancheser cityscape

UK’s largest science and technology property partnership formed between Legal & General and Bruntwood

Bruntwood and Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) have established a landmark 50:50 partnership to create the UK’s largest property platform dedicated to driving science and technology growth in regional cities.

Nutri Bar employees

On-the-go sustainability for healthy food chain

Healthy fast food company Nutri Bar, which runs two healthy food shops in Greater Manchester, has teamed up with specialist advisors to roll out a sustainable workplace catering service.

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