Main Group

The remit for the group, is to:

  • build on the work of the Climate Change Business Delivery Group and other climate change alliances to provide strong, visible leadership to Scotland’s business and non-governmental communities to inspire them to do more to reduce carbon emissions;
  • help drive innovation through partnerships and synergies between members;
  • advise on, and aim to make early progress towards, achievement of the outcomes and targets of the Climate Change Delivery Plan;
  • identify relevant action and opportunities, and collaborate, to bring benefits to the Scottish economy;
  • identify where the group can best target its resources and expertise to accelerate the development, investment and action required across the following areas: Heat, Electricity, Waste, Transport, Rural land use & forestry, Consumer behaviour & attitudes;
  • to help ensure that Scotland is taking action to prepare for the impacts and realise the opportunities that a changing climate will bring and to contribute to building resilience and adaptive capacity. To achieve this, the group will work collaboratively across sectors sharing information, insight and expertise.

See 2020 Climate Group – 12 actions for 2012

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