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

Global ‘energy productivity’ group reveals progress

The global EP100 initiative brings together major companies - including two based in Manchester - striving to use less energy per unit of output, with well over £100 million saved to date.

Energy efficiency grants up for grabs

SMEs in Greater Manchester are now able to apply for grants from GC Business Growth Hub to pay towards the costs of replacing old equipment with modern, energy efficiency kit.

Go circular with new Learning Hub

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched an immersive Learning Hub to help users explore the concept of a resource efficient circular economy, including deep dives into fashion, food and design.

SMEs struggling to cut plastic waste footprint

Britain’s small and medium-sized businesses are struggling to make progress in reducing their use of single-use plastics, with half admitting they are failing to do everything they can.

University to install ‘pollution tower’

The University of Bolton has launched a new clean air centre in collaboration with Radic8, a local tech firm which will install a nine-foot ‘pollution tower’ on university grounds to trap air pollutants.

Green companies encouraged to apply for Queen’s Awards

The Prince of Wales is urging more businesses to put sustainable practices at the heart of what they do and showcase their achievements by applying for a Queen’s Award in Sustainable Development.

Drive to net zero sets off with £140m innovation funding

Government has announced £60 million in funding to develop new forms of packaging and plastic, and £80 million to accelerate the development of next-generation electric cars and planes.

Manchester declares climate emergency

Manchester joined the burgeoning list of UK towns and cities to declare a ‘climate emergency’ on 10 July, shortly followed by Liverpool - meaning all of the North West’s major cities are now onboard.

Kellogg’s signs partnership to drive water efficiency

Kellogg’s has teamed up with water management firm Waterscan to reduce water use and set up a self-supply license at its Manchester factory.

Government rejects Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan

Ministers have rejected Greater Manchester’s call for funding to help businesses switch to cleaner vehicles, but the government are not the only ones taking issue with the city region’s plans.