This series of articles explores the role of the third sector in the climate crisis. They highlight how and why charities, social enterprises and community groups can help Scots through challenges climate change presents.
Garioch goes Green & saves money
Kevin Borarius, chief executive of Garioch Sports Centre, explains why it’s introduced energy saving measures. Kevin will be offering some hints and tips on how charities and social enterprises can combine energy saving with money saving at a webinar on 18 May 2022.
How to use digital technologies sustainably
Did you know that digital services are thought to produce more carbon emissions than the aviation industry? And if the internet was a country it would be the seventh biggest polluter in the world. The cloud isn’t as fluffy and harmless as we’re led to believe. Freelance sustainable web consultant Hannah Smith discusses how to be sustainable online in this really useful webinar.
Circular Economy 360 – teaching you how to repond to the climate crisis
Naomi Johnson discusses the free Social Investment Scotland Circular Economy 360 series. With guest speakers from Scottish organisations and additional materials recorded with global third sector leaders, participants will leave the programme with the inspiration and skills to conduct baseline environmental assessments and develop a plan for their organisation to embed the circular economy principles into their business. Read more – and find out how to book onto this free course, running through May and June 2022.
Mission critical: how third sector organisations can play to their strengths in responding to the climate emergency
William Grant Foundation chief executive Nick Addington believes third sector organisations have a critical contribution to make in response to the climate emergency. But reducing their carbon footprints isn’t it. Read more
Climate Conscious charities are already protecting Scots
SCVO campaigns manager Susan Smith explores the role non-environmental charities are already playing in the climate crisis and urges charities to enter the Scottish Charity Awards Climate Conscious Award 2022. Read more