Countdown to 2020

Less haste, more money

A few weeks ago I took the FuelGood driving course. It was both easy to do and informative. An Energy Saving Trust approved instructor turned up at my door and we

The value of connection and networks

The collaborative leadership event on 24 November was a fascinating occasion to be a part of. We were privileged to have the globally-recognised leader in the field of conflict resolution

Climate change – a human-induced global threat among many

My attention was drawn recently to this lecture by Martin Rees, Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics, University of Cambridge, delivered first at the Harvard School of Government last month

When Grumpy saw the future

Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group got its name from the interim targets in Scotland’s Climate Change Act. But they are interim targets. The transition to a low carbon world will take longer

What’s #GivingTuesday?

Giving to combat Climate Justice… #GivingTuesday I am not sure if this sounds familiar… but amongst the busyness of life, its tasks, its many distractions and as other strands get

CEOs, power and sustainability

An article entitled “6 Reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies” was bound to attract my attention. I thought I would give the six reasons quoted and

2013 International Climate Justice Conference

It was around this time last year the inspiration for the Scotland Lights up Malawi campaign first struck. On the 9th October 2013, big names in the move towards climate

Member news: Business leaders believe urgent environmental action is necessary

It was revealed today, 29 Oct, that 78% of Scottish business leaders believe urgent action is necessary to protect and enhance Scotland’s ‘natural capital’. The result comes from a survey

Scotland Lights up Malawi transparent

Become an ambassador

Laura has kindly invited me to write a blog entry, being new to this, made me think about the fact that I am new to some of you and how

Creative Carbon Scotland

Scotland has a lot to do to reach its world leading target reduction of 42% in carbon reductions. But enterprises across Scotland are engaging with the concept that we can