Edinburgh City Council

Banking on a Wilder Tomorrow

We are excited to welcome you to the University of Edinburgh Business School to this event, jointly hosted by the Centre for Business, Climate Change and Sustainability (B-CCaS) and RSPB Scotland.

The finance sector has a huge role to play in addressing the nature crisis. At the same time, the risks to investments and supply chains from nature loss are unmistakable.

The short film – Banking on a Wilder Tomorrow – is inspired by Wild Isles, the iconic BBC nature documentary series produced by WWF, the RSPB, the National Trust and Silverback Films.

2023 Scottish Smallholder Festival

The Scottish Smallholder Festival is run by Smallholding Scotland, a charity set up to provide education and support for smallholders across the country. The Festival runs on a ‘not for profit’ basis, and the main organising team are all volunteers.

National Veg Summit

What would make it easier for everyone to eat more veg in a Good Food Nation?

Scottish Tourism Alliance AGM & Autumn Conference

The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) AGM & Autumn Conference will bring together leading voices and experts from a broad range of sectors for a day packed with speaker presentations, panel sessions and plenty of opportunities to catch up with colleagues and create new connections.

Cross Party Group on Islands - Focus on Ferries

The purpose of the Cross Party Group on Islands is to provide a forum for the discussion of issues relevant to Scotland’s islands and the residents of island communities, and to improve links between the Scottish Parliament and island communities.

The topic for discussion on 28th June is ferry transport. Agenda and papers will follow.

Meetings are hybrid so please reserve an in-person or online ticket.

Women in Agriculture Scotland Royal Highland Show Breakfast

The Women in Agriculture (WIA) Scotland Group would like to invite you to their breakfast event in the President’s Pavilion at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday 22nd June 2023 from 8.30 to 10:20, where the theme is ‘Overcoming Adversity in Agriculture’.

Come along for breakfast, have the opportunity to network with others in the agricultural industry and learn about key relevant agricultural topics.

The Road Ahead for Scottish Organics

The Road Ahead for Scottish Organics is a one-day national conference where delegates will hear from expert speakers that have a vast range of knowledge in Organic food and farming, soil, cropping, meat and milk production, plus wider views on future developments and policy frameworks.

We will hear from business owners, industry experts, and people working at the front of industry and government organisations.

Community Led Climate Action Gathering: Edinburgh + online

Join Community led initiatives across Scotland. Share ways of tackling the personal and political challenges as change-makers seeking a fairer, more just society. Learn about what we are and can do that together in our regions, and nationally, to build networks, increase capacity and act effectively.

2.00pam - 5.00pm Saturday 25 September Blended Mtg

Community Owned Shops and Pubs - Making It Easy

Has your community shop or pub recently closed or is it considered at risk? Would your community like to take action to secure its future?

A shop or a pub can be the heart of a community, taking on a role well beyond its function, yet more and more are facing closure. To ensure these vital community assets are preserved, communities from across Scotland are coming together to take their shop or pub into community ownership.

AgriScot 2019

AgriScot is the Farm Business Event where the best commercial and technical advice is on offer.

Farmers, farm managers, agri-business professionals and land managers attend AgriScot to develop their businesses.

Admission and parking are free. Conveniently located to transport links, the event attracts visitors from all over Scotland, the UK and beyond.