Natural Capital project – Final report
This study builds on the work previously delivered through Natural Course including the Irwell Management Catchment Natural Capital Account and Ecosystem Services Opportunity Mapping Tool.Read
Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group Annual Conference 2020: Delivering a Greener Greater Manchester
The Natural Capital Group annual conference brings together leading practitioners from across the public, private and third sectors to celebrate successes, find out about new projects being delivered and key activities planned for the next 12 months.Read
Natural Course Mid-Project Lay Report
Natural Course is the UK’s first EU funded LIFE Integrated Project.
We are bringing together stakeholders to improve and protect water quality across the North West River Basin District.
Irwell Catchment Management Natural Capital Account – Full Report
This report identifies the significant natural capital value of the Irwell Management Catchment’s (IMC) waterbodies. The report shows how the waterbodies, even in their current heavily modified condition, deliver a range of ecosystem services (ESS) which underpin the economy and society of the IMC.Read
The business case for investing in water resilience in Greater Manchester
As the UK strives to meet global agreements on climate change and keep global temperature rises to less than 2.0 degrees, we are still experiencing the effects of climate change in extremes of flooding and drought.Read
GM Hydrogen Strategy
Decarbonisation Pathway for Greater
Manchester. Reaching carbon-neutrality in a balanced scenario by 2038.
Springboard to 2038
The Report from the 2018 Green
Summit, which acts as a springboard for our environmental ambitions.
Greater Manchester Smart Communities Demonstration Project Final Report 2017
One of the priorities for the Great Manchester “Low Carbon Hub” is to fast-track the delivery of domestic energy efficiency and renewable heat projects. In Greater Manchester, homes account for 37% of energy demand. Housing therefore represents a major opportunity to cut energy use and CO2 emissions.Read
GMCA Environment Report 2019-20
Climate change is the biggest environmental threat to our city region. In July, GMCA declared a climate emergency alongside our ten local authorities.Read
GM Local Industrial Strategy
This Local Industrial Strategy
represents a strong partnership
between local leaders and government,
setting out an ambitious plan to achieve
the aspirations of the national Industrial
Strategy and to continue to contribute
to Greater Manchester’s prosperity.
5 Year Environment Plan – Summary
Download the Executive Summary of our Five Year Environment Plan.Read
5 Year Environment Plan – Full Version
This plan sets out our aim is to be a carbon neutral city-region by 2038 – a science-based targets aligned with international commitments…Read