11 organisations will play a lead role in promoting the Humber’s bid to become a world leader in combating climate change.
11 organisations will play a lead role in promoting the Humber’s bid to become a world leader in combating climate change.

Hull City Council signs up for Humber push to tackle climate change

Hull City Council is among 11 major Humber organisations that it is hoped will place the region at the forefront of global decarbonisation.

The organisations from the private and public sector have signed up to become Principal Partners in the Marketing Humber push.

The partnership will play a lead role in delivering an ambitious strategy that will including promoting the Humber’s bid to become a world leader in combating the threat posed by climate change.

The groups collectively employ tens of thousands of people and are key drivers of investment and economic growth across the Humber estuary.

They are:

  • Hull City Council
  • East Riding Council
  • Port operator Associated British Ports (ABP)
  • Hull healthcare provider City Health Care Partnership (CHCP)
  • Drax Power, the UK’s biggest energy producer
  • KCOM
  • Phillips 66, owner of the Humber Refinery in Immingham
  • The University of Hull
  • Yorkshire Water
  • Ørsted, the world’s leading offshore wind farm developer
  • Grimsby-based Young’s Seafood

Marketing Humber has joined with the University of Hull to launch a long-term campaign called The Waterline, to promote new economic models that demonstrate how decarbonisation can deliver both environmental sustainability and economic growth.

Marketing Humber chair Andy Parkinson said: “We’re delighted so many of the Humber’s biggest players have come together behind our shared vision with the University of Hull to elevate the region to a position of international economic significance and environmental sustainability.”

Marketing Humber represents a powerful network of more than 250 Bondholder businesses and organisations who work together to raise the profile of the Humber as a great place to live, work, invest and visit.

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