Local sustainability initiativesEdit
Please see our local or city pages via the Scotland category, where of course you can share any more information you may have about local sustainability initiatives.
Initiatives by topicEdit
Community currencies activismEdit
Action for Planning Transparency, a group made up of members of the public, based in the Highlands of Scotland - Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy in Scotland - Scottish Community Alliance - The Scottish Parliament, e-Petitioner
Education for sustainabilityEdit
Scotland’s Outlook Scottish charities campaign to "shine a light on the scale and impact of the poverty crisis in our communities."
Sustainable transport activismEdit
Paths for All - Transform Scotland, registered charity based in Edinburgh (charity number 041516). They campaign on issues regarding sustainable transport, encouraging improved transport policies and practice. The organisation is made up of 63 member groups, including those from the private, public and voluntary sectors. Transform Scotland works closely with their sister organisation in England and Wales, Campaign for Better Transport (CBT). - Traveline Scotland, plan any public transport journey within Scotland
Towards sustainable economiesEdit
Proposals to test basic income at the municipal level have lately (Oct 2017) gained considerable political support in Scotland. 
Trees, woodland and forestEdit
Reforesting Scotland is a membership organisation concerned with the ecological and social regeneration of Scotland. It aims to significantly increase the forested areas of the country. W
Trees for Life, (Wikipedia): award-winning registered charity working to restore the Caledonian Forest and its unique wildlife to the Scottish Highlands. The charity was formed in 1989 by Alan Watson Featherstone. The Caledonian Forest once covered a large area of the Highlands of Scotland as extensive stands of majestic Scots pine, interspersed with birch, rowan, juniper and aspen trees, but is now reduced to less than 5% of its former extent. Through planting native species of trees, removing non-native species and fencing seedlings to protect them from overgrazing by deer and sheep, Trees for Life aim to help the natural regeneration of the forest. Their long-term goal is to create a fully restored, healthy ecosystem, which will include the reintroduction of missing species of wildlife, such as the European beaver, wild boar, Eurasian lynx and Eurasian wolf. The vast majority of their work is carried out by volunteers. By engaging people from diverse backgrounds, they aim to achieve a powerful and educational experience that will promote the work of restoration to wider audiences and lead to increased support for the return of the forest and its species.
News and commentEdit
See separate article: Scotland news
April 25 Pedal on Parliament
May 17 Warming up for the Commonwealth Games at Lang Craigs, plant a tree in the Commonwealth Grove at Lang Craigs
March 8 - 14 St Andrews Green Week
Citizens data initiativeEdit
Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics, the Scottish Government's programme of small area statistics in Scotland.
Local communities in ScotlandEdit