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Green Tech Symposium

18 October, 2019 - 08:00 to 14:00

Greater Manchester is committed to becoming the world’s first zero carbon region by 2038. That huge ambition brings with it exciting opportunities for innovation, upskilling and economic growth.

pro-manchester’s Green Tech Symposium will welcome a wide range of companies developing innovative new technologies to lower emissions, reduce our carbon footprint and improve our environment. Throughout the morning we will also hear from professional advisors, policymakers and training providers to understand how everyone can benefit from these developments.

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Green GB Week Carbon Literacy workshop, Manchester

4 November, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30

Climate change is one of the most urgent and pressing challenges we face today.

4-8 November 2019 is the UK’s second Green GB Week; a week of events and activities inspiring businesses, schools, colleges, universities, community groups and charities to take action on tackling climate change. Museum Development North West is making the pledge that, during Green GB Week, there will be a Carbon Literacy workshop running within 40 miles of every Accredited museum in the North West.

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Support for organisations to make informed decisions about energy efficient initiatives

13 Sep 2019 - 10:40 by michelle.foster

GMCVOGMCVO are inviting expressions of interest to join a project in Greater Manchester that will support your organisation to be more energy efficient and reduce energy costs.

GMCVO are working with a collaboration of organisations from the public, private and voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sectors on the ‘GM SME Zero Carbon Accelerator’ project, funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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#SwapForGood September – Say NO to Single-Use

6 Sep 2019 - 11:18 by michelle.foster

Swap for goodWaste less, Live more is back.

This September, Keep Britain Tidy want to help you discover all of the simple ways you could make a #SwapForGood.

Keep Britain Tidy will be sharing the simple sustainable swaps we could all be making to help reduce single-use. Reducing our waste helps the environment and saves us money.

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Pedal in the park

21 September, 2019 (All day)

Halfords is bringing its new Pledge to Pedal campaign that aims to inspire one million more cycling journeys by Summer 2021, The event comes as a study commissioned by Halfords shows that more than one in ten (12%) of British families with kids 12 years and under have at least one family member who doesn’t know how to ride a bike, amid fears that many are missing out on the chance to take up this fun and essential life skill.
Now, Halfords is inviting everyone in Manchester to get on their bikes at a mass participation Pedal in the Park event in Peel Park.

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Clean Air for Greater Manchester

18 September, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00

The University Of Manchester would like to invite you to the joint launch of two major capital investments in air quality research at the University of Manchester. The event, will launch the University of Manchester’s Air Quality Supersite and the Manchester Urban Observatory. Worth £2 million, these major capital investments combine expertise from the Manchester Environmental Research Institute, the Manchester Urban Institute and the Data Science Institute to underpin world-leading research into air quality and help Greater Manchester achieve its goal of becoming a green city region.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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