With a target of 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050 and a challenging interim target of 42% reduction by 2020, Scotland’s Climate Change Bill is widely recognised as world leading in its ambition.
This represents both a real opportunity and a major challenge for businesses. Green Business Fife is here to provide support and help.
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New guidance on Environmental Management Systems
Fife Sustainable Business Week took place in October, attracting SMEs keen to reduce their energy, waste and water costs to unlock extra profit from their business.
To accelerate sustainable growth in the Scottish energy sector, Zero Waste Scotland are inviting grant applications for £50,000 to £1 million for capital expenditure projects that keep energy assets and materials in high-value use for as long as possible.
Businesses in Fife can get free support and fundingto help them their energy, water and waste bills and save money during Fife Sustainable Business Week, 2 – 6 October, 2017.
The launch of the Sustainable Islands International Programme. In October 2017, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Scottish Development International are launching a major new 3-year sustainable energy programme to assist Scottish-based organisations with technical, market and sales expertise. There will be two free-to-attend launch events:
- Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 10-4pm. Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling
- Thursday 5th October 2017, 10-4pm. Drumossie Hotel, Inverness