Our News Library lists all the Green Intelligence articles that ENWORKS has published since September 2009.

University offering free advice on sustainable plastics

The University of Manchester’s Sustainable Materials Innovation Hub has begun supporting SMEs in Greater Manchester looking to improve their understanding, consumption and disposal of plastics.

Doing the right thing: In Conversation with Metalube

We catch up with Robert Brown, Managing Director of high-performance lubricants manufacturer Metalube, who explains why environmental responsibility has always played a key role in the business.

North West leaders set out net zero vision

Leaders from Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region and Cheshire & Warrington have joined business groups and energy providers to outline the UK’s first regional vision for net zero.

Manchester to host ‘pioneering’ community climate project

Environmental charity Hubbub has partnered with a range of Manchester organisations to roll out climate initiatives across the city, from community fridges to urban greening projects.

Greater Manchester SMEs prioritising low carbon innovation

A new report from GC Business Growth Hub shows that Greater Manchester’s SMEs have looked to innovation to aid their recovery from the pandemic, including ‘eco-friendly and sustainable initiatives’.

Government urged to maintain Green Homes Grant funding

Industry groups are calling on government to reverse apparent plans to withdraw over £1 billion of unspent funds from the flagship Green Homes Grant and improve the scheme for homeowners.

New electric vehicle funding boost for small firms

The government has announced up to £50 million in new funding to help small businesses, leaseholders and renters to install electric vehicle chargepoints.

Manchester firm installs solar with Green Loan

Manchester-based school uniform provider, David Luke, has installed a 1,000-panel solar PV system after becoming the first mid-sized business in the North to benefit from HSBC’s Green Loan.

Rochdale manufacturer wins prestigious award

Crystal Doors, a Rochdale manufacturer that has been working with GC Business Growth Hub since 2015 to become carbon neutral, has won a major national award for its sustainability leadership.

Next steps set out for Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone

The final plan for Greater Manchester’s charging Clean Air Zone will be put before councils for approval by summer 2021 at the latest, with implementation expected from spring 2022.