Greater Manchester Green Summit to take over Salford’s Lowry Theatre this October

Sep 16, 2022 | Blog

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For its fifth year, The Greater Manchester Green Summit will be held at The Lowry Theatre in Salford Quays on Monday 17 October.

Hosted by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, the Green Summit is a vital event for businesses, policymakers, innovators and local communities across the city-region to accelerate action against the climate crisis.

Greater Manchester has a five-year environment plan which outlines how the city-region can rise to environmental challenges. The Green Summit brings together voices to find solutions to these challenges.

The event is set to cover updates on protecting and preserving the natural environment, sustainable transport, low carbon energy, low carbon buildings, circular economy, waste and sustainable lifestyles.

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester and host of the GM Green Summit says, “Our focus at this year’s Green Summit must on be delivering the right solutions – such as retrofitting homes so they are more energy efficient and making public transport more affordable – which not only make Greater Manchester a greener place, but will make life fairer and more affordable for our people too.”

Another key part of the event will focus on engaging young people around climate change. There will be a specific youth event strand at The Green Summit, engaging young voices across the region in some of our most pressing issues.

The Green Summit offers a unique opportunity for people across the region determined to drive change to get together and network. Bringing together a range of voices and perspectives will help the city-region to meet its ambitious goal to become carbon neutral by 2038.

The free event is delivered in collaboration with United Utilities, Bruntwood, SSE Energy Solutions and its official partners include the Environment Agency and Natural Capital Group.

The full line-up for the event will be revealed soon.

To register to attend click here.

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