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Funding Scotland

Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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Call for charities and social enterprises to do more to tackle climate change

A new report has revealed the progress in organisations taking action to become carbon neutral

Funding will help charities tackle the climate crisis

SCVO will use the cash to host a programme of free education and awareness raising activities

Put climate change on the agenda this Trustees' Week

For those still unsure, net zero is where the greenhouse gases going into the atmosphere are balanced,Scotland has pledged to achieve net zero by 2045.,Scottish charity trustees need to ask themselves how climate change and the transition to net zero is,The Scottish Government has committed to ensuring the transition to net zero is a just transition that,Scotland’s voluntary sector has a key part to play in ensuring that happens.

NetZero by 2045

As the third sector, we have a specific part to play in getting our own house in order.,Over the last year, a strategic grouping of third sector organisations (SCVO, SENScot, CEIS, SES amongst,The results highlighted a number of positives; in particular the growing realisation amongst organisations,However, the results also highlighted issues that require serious attention.,Pauline Hinchion is a member of the Third Sector NetZero Strategy Group.

Charities and social enterprises can do more to tackle climate change

Sector Net Zero report.,to achieve a just transition to net zero, ensuring that everyone benefits from a greener future and,Pauline Gordon, Director of SENScot, said: “It’s clear from this report that Scotland’s third sector,needs more support to start making changes to their operations to transition to net zero.,SCVO has created a Top Tips for Starting Your Journey to Net Zero guide to coincide with the launch of

Administration Committee: Scotland's public finances in 2023-24 - the impact of the cost of living and

, and well-being factors are on an equal footing with cost support for the sector to transition to net-zero,need to achieve net zero by 2045.,However, research by SCVO and Senscot in 2021 suggests that many organisations without an environmental,A recent research report into net zero provision for voluntary organisations in Scotland by CEiS highlighted,Sector Net Zero Strategy Group.