Archive for 'Scotland'
Scotland has achieved Fair Trade Nation status, just the second country in the world to do so, having demonstrated a lasting impact to reduce poverty, improve the lives of people around the world, and help them to access their rights.
The Sustainable Scotland Network reports that Scotland’s local authorities are making progress on climate change, according to the analysis of Scotland’s Climate Change Declaration Year Four Reports.
A local authority case study being featured at this year’s Sustainable Scotland Network Conference describes how Highland Council has reduced business travel by 27% over four years.
The Sustainable Scotland Network reports on a new web guide, ‘Talking About Our Place’, launched by Scottish Natural Heritage to encourage communities to get involved in the future of their landscape.
Sustainable Scotland Network reports on new analyses of Scottish local authority climate change mitigation and adaptation activity for 2010-11, drawing on information from reports on Scotland’s Climate Change Declaration.
An Environmental Indicators Framework for Scotland has been published by the Improvement Service - supporting Scottish local government and its partners to deliver better outcomes for communities.
Results from Oxfam's Humankind Index for Scotland project - aiming to assess Scotland’s prosperity through a multi-dimensional measure of prosperity - reveal that local measures are more important to people than the economy.
The Scottish Government, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, SSE and Microsoft have jointly launched a national competition for developers to produce a mobile app that will assist Scottish SMEs in reducing their carbon emissions.
New guidance from the Scottish Government on annual sustainability reporting by the public sector is intended to help improve reporting and performance, increase transparency, and promote cost savings.
The Sustainable Scotland Network reports on Scotland's 2020 Climate Group's 12 priorities for 2012, key actions the group will address over the next twelve months to support the achievement of Scotland's climate change targets.