Birmingham’s journey to clean air

Welcome to Business Breathes – the campaign working alongside businesses on Birmingham’s journey to clean air through 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.

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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16/04/2020

Renewable gas overtakes fossil gas, as truckers switch to green fuel

Analysis by the Gas Vehicle Network shows that the majority of gas used in gas-powered trucks in 2018 was produced from renewable sources.

04/12/2019

Classic British motor brand gets transported into electric era

An iconic British van is being brought racing into the modern day automotive scene with the launch of an electric, zero-emissions update.

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