Environmental action for social enterprises #GreenSocEnt

Posted: 11 November 2021, in

Scotland hosted the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 Oct – 12 Nov with a big Climate Fringe programme of events. #COP26

Social enterprises across Scotland are doing great work to tackle the climate emergency, from nature education to recycling, upcycling, outdoor retreats and a diverse mix of other activities – but we must do a lot more to make a real difference.

Social Enterprise Scotland has been working together with sector support organisations in a steering group that has been looking at the climate agenda.

These resources are to help social enterprises on their journey:

Take a look at the Third Sector Net Zero Strategy

A guide to “How to start your organisation’s journey to net zero“.

View our webinar with 5 green social enterprises – “Social enterprise and the climate emergency

Take a look at our green festive gift guide.

Climate report – Third Sector and Net Zero: results and analysis.

Check out Circular Communities Scotland – supporting charities, social enterprises and other third-sector organisations to make a difference.

A Green Recovery our consultation response.

Case study blogs of green social enterprises:

Darach Social Croft

Arkbound Foundation

Cullen Sea School

The Edinburgh Remakery

Stitch the Gap

Clean Water Wave CIC

Also see case studies of community-led climate action from Zero Waste Scotland

To get involved email duncan.thorp@socialenterprise.scot