Tackling In-Work Poverty

SBC is working with businesses across the country to tackle in-work poverty.

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Scottish Business in the Community (SBC) works with our members and partners to strengthen communities so people can thrive, businesses can flourish sustainably and Scotland is a greener place in which to live.

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Food for Thought – Vivian’s Blog

23 October 2014: Vivian Maeda is a programme coordinator for Scottish Business in the Community and works on Food For Thought, a programme in partnership with The Scottish Government,  Education Scotland and Scottish Business in the Community that enables schools to work with businesses to engage young people in food, from making healthier choices to raising skills for […]

SMEs to receive resource efficiency funding

23 October 2014: Zero Waste Scotland is delivering the Resource Efficient Scotland Programme, offering funding during 2014/15 to support Small and Medium Sized Enterprise (SMEs) wishing to implement resource efficiency improvements within their organisations. There’s a recognition that some organisations are keen to improve their resource efficiency but lack the time and money to do so. […]

Carrier bag charge aims to make Scotland greener and cleaner

20 October 2014: New Scottish Government legislation comes into force today requiring retailers to charge customers for both plastic and paper carrier bags. The decision follows a public consultation which concluded that a charge would offer environmental and social benefits in line with ambitions to tackle litter and promote behaviours consistent with a zero waste […]

Staff come together to “Clean Glasgow”

16 October 2014: Staff from private, public and third sector businesses across the city joined together to give an area in the west end of Glasgow a boost as part of Scottish Business in the Community’s Clean Glasgow Project in partnership with Community Safety Glasgow. SBC’s Glasgow Hub provided the businesses and organisations with the opportunity […]

More Scottish businesses switching to electric vehicle fleets

15 October 2014: Businesses in Scotland are increasingly integrating electric vehicles (EV) into their fleets and new research by the Energy Saving Trust has put the average fuel saving each year at £1400 with 85% of EV owners having no intention to go back to a petrol/diesel vehicle. The rising trend has resulted in a […]