Birmingham’s journey to net zero

Welcome to Business Breathes – the campaign working alongside businesses on Birmingham’s journey to clean air and net zero carbon.

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Here we explain why reducing carbon emissions is so important and how Birmingham’s businesses can play a part.

Business Breathes is here to help you understand which vehicles are good for the environment, and people’s health.  
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The Challenge

Birmingham, like other UK Cities, faces the significant environmental challenges of climate change and harmful air quality.


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Low Emission Vehicles

There are several types of low emission vehicles and they could offer cost and emission savings for your business.

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Refuelling

Birmingham has a growing network of refuelling options for drivers of low emission vehicles.

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Featured News

Keep up to date with all the latest news regarding Business Breathes

Follow our story as we improve air quality in Birmingham so people who live in, work in or visit the city can breathe clean air.

10/08/2020

Rapid charging network for electric vehicles to be rolled out in Birmingham

As part of its commitment to cut carbon emissions, Birmingham City Council will start the roll-out of 100% renewable energy electric vehicle charge points across the city from Autumn 2020.

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22/07/2020

National Express West Midlands launches first electric buses

National Express West Midlands is making good on its promise to never buy another diesel bus with the introduction of its first fully electric double deckers

16/06/2020

New Innovation Centre will promote green energy systems in the West Midlands

Construction has begun at a new University of Birmingham sustainable energy research and innovation centre based at Tyseley Energy Park

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