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Festival of Thrift – Green Power Challenge

Festival of Thrift is inviting North East SME’s to take part in their £10K Green Power Challenge. A design sprint aimed at finding a solution to green power their site for this year’s festival of sustainability.


Timber! Innovating and growing a sustainable low-carbon economy

Listen to Paul Brannen’s inaugural lecture on timber, and how it’s use in the built environment can tackle carbon emissions in our goal to net zero.

Free specialist support to help businesses Go Green for Gateshead has been hailed a success

A programme of free support delivered by GENEE to help businesses in Gateshead reduce their carbon footprint has been hailed a success.

Gateshead businesses ‘Go Green’ by signing up for environmental and sustainability support services

The Greening the Economy of Gateshead initiative by Genee (Greening the Economy of the North East) offers local businesses and those within Gateshead Council’s supply chain access to free specialist support to help reduce their carbon footprint.

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SMEs less likely to prioritise climate action in 2022

NEECCo’s first corporate partner, Natwest have developed a Sustainable Business Tracker and found that SME sustainability plans have been negatively impacted by Covid-19 measures and the supply chain crisis.

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FREE business support to Go Green for Gateshead

A new service on offer to all businesses in Gateshead, and within Gateshead Council’s supply chain, aims to reduce the carbon footprint of organisations across the borough.

What is net zero

Demystifying Net Zero for small businesses

Climate Action North content director, Jennifer Clair Robson demystifies ‘net zero’ what it means, and how you business can achieve it.

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Students get construction experience as innovative £3.8m heating project commences in Newcastle

name for ENGIE’s services-led businesses – as the company kicks off  an innovative low carbon heating project in partnership with Your Homes Newcastle (YHN).

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North East Community Forest officially launches

The North East Community Forest officially launched today with a ceremonial tree planting in Newcastle city centre.

£6 million in National Lottery funding goes to support UK communities to tackle climate change by reducing waste

million has been awarded to communities across the UK to tackle the climate emergency. The funding, made possible thanks to National Lottery players, has gone to 21 community-led projects focused on waste and consumption, including Groundwork South and North Tyneside.