Environment & International

Charities recognised for commitment to sustainability

Five organisations have been given The Last Difference Symbol to show they are focused on organisational sustainability

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Emergency appeal after Ebola outbreak in the DRC

Disease, conflict and food shortages continue to ravage the Central African nation.

2nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots charity creating change in Africa

Link Community Development has gained almost $1 million to build on its work in Uganda

2nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Proposals for Loch Lomond weddings complex rejected

Charity welcomes decision to prevent construction near Gartocharn.

1st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity voucher scheme to expand

itison us is being launched in Edinburgh - after more than 1,000 people benefitted in its initial rollout

1st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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More progress needed to ensure Scotland embraces sustainability

Action is needed across society to ensure targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals are met in Scotland

1st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Sturgeon “must take action” after golden eagles disappear on grouse moor

Campaigners call for urgent review of wildlife policing after more raptors go missing in suspicious circumstances.

1st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Children create moving refugee film

Members of an after school club in St Fillan's have created a new animated film which examines the story of a woman's journey to Scotland

1st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Civil society leading the way in making the UK a better place

The UK government has published a report on its progress towards implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

26th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New third sector hub set to open

The Robertson Trust is entering the final stages of development of a new £5 million facility in Stirling

26th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Climate fund open for applications

The Scottish Government’s 2019 Climate Justice Innovation Fund aims to support a sustainable climate agenda

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprises to make impact in Africa

Entrepreneurs in Scotland are being given the chance to expand into African markets

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2019 winners revealed

Drake Music Scotland is named Charity of the Year, with a record amount of votes polled for the People's Choice Award

15th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Activists picket Scotland’s richest pension fund

They urge the fund managers to divest from companies creating climate change

14th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Incubator delivers new social enterprises

The latest graduates from the Good Ideas Incubator Programme have been revealed

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities failing to embrace digital

The pace of digital change within the charity sector is slow, an annual report on digital skills has shown

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Comic Relief founder says it will ditch “white saviours”

Comic Relief's Curtis has said it will no longer use “white saviour” celebrities in its fundraising campaigns

12th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Honours for Scottish third sector heroes

The Queen's Birthday Honours List has been revealed, with several third sector representatives recognised

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity’s home struck by vandals

Smalls for All had to make a move to its new premises faster than planned after the incident this week

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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