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Climate change is a global issue we cannot afford to ignore. Birmingham City Council has set itself an ambitious aim of reducing CO2 emissions by 60% by 2027 compared against levels from 1990. The Council has set out a Green Commission outlining clear priorities for […]

On 13 October 2014, Sir Albert Bore Leader of the Birmingham City Council welcomed a number of West Midlands SMEs at the Symphony Hall gathered to celebrate their successful projects. An extensive range of grant funds from both the European Community (ERDF) and Central Government […]

5th of November Urban Manufacturing Interreg Europe Final Conference – one to remember Success factors for great collaborative maker spaces Unbelievably the Interreg Europe Urban Manufacturing project is already at the end of year 3 of project delivery. This first phase has focused squarely upon […]

It is not only the destination that is important, but the journey In the midst of the relentless momentum of the project life cycle, the peer review experience has offered a wonderful opportunity to pause and reflect upon the policy challenge that we have set […]

Birmingham has once again joined forces with the German city of Leipzig to develop new ways of driving growth and innovation for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As part of the Mayor of Leipzig’s visit to Birmingham, marking the 25th anniversary of partnership between the cities, […]

The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI) is a leading umbrella business organisation, which aims to bring together and nurture successful British-Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in the UK and Bangladesh. Officially launched last year in both countries, UKBCCI will assist those entrepreneurs and businesses by […]

Senior officials from South Korea’s public authority for industrial development were in Birmingham this week to learn how the city’s industrial strategy could help shape the development of  51 industrial parks in their country. South Korea is one of the world’s most innovative countries, already […]

The diversity advantage challenge is a contest by the Council of Europe initiated in 2014 to promote a new approach to managing increasingly diverse societies. It is a contest for the best real-life stories of the successful involvement of people of different cultural (ethnic, religious, linguistic) […]

A EUROCITIES meeting hosted by Birmingham City Council on 15 – 17 April 2015 was the first event bringing both the EUROCITIES Education and the Employment working groups together. Its purpose was to better understand the challenges, issues and solutions related both to the education and employment […]

The Dutch Sustainability Business Association (De Groene Zaak) has International Synergies’ National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP), as one of 30 global examples supporting the drive to a circular economy. The case study on NISP is available on the newly launched website, www.govsgocircular.com which highlights initiatives […]