Charity delivering knowledge-based solutions to resilience and sustainability issues.
Community Ownership Support Service
Resources for planning and designing a community project. Includes resources for community action plans, risk assessments and other guidance.
SCCAN (Scottish Communities Climate Action Network)
Volunteer-led network with membership open to community groups and organisation involved with community-led action. Support community-led action in Scotland to address the climate and nature emergency and work for a just, thriving and resilient Scotland.
Carbon Accounting Training
GHG Management Institute. A USA-based non-profit that provides professional training on the basics of GHG accounting, auditing and management, and conducts research into GHG measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) issues.
SIF (Scottish Islands Federation)
A network of island communities working together to have a stronger voice on common challenges, and to share ideas and innovation to accelerate change
Highlands and Islands Climate Hub
Support community led climate action in the Highlands and Islands in all the stages it takes to design, develop and deliver a project.
ICNZ (island centre for net zero)
An innovation project supporting Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides to become lighthouse communities in the energy transition.
Scottish Rural Network
The Scottish Rural Network (SRN) encourages rural development by sharing information, ideas and good practice. They work with, and for, anyone who lives, works or has an interest in rural Scotland.
Climate Hebrides CIC aims to help local communities and organisations navigate the path ahead and provide the training, advice and resources to a create stronger, more equitable and resilient future.
Ethnic Minority Environmental Network (EMEN)
creates connections between ethnic minority groups and individuals, and mainstream organisations addressing climate change and climate justice in Scotland. EMEN promotes local and national actions that address climate change while being more inclusive of ethnic minority voices.
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)
The national membership organisation for the voluntary sector. Their mission is to support, promote and develop a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.
Supports community-led action in Scotland to address the climate and nature emergency. Offers training and resources, regional networking, small grants and more.
Social Inclusion Assessment Tool
Methodology to help policy makers and development practitioners assess how social inclusion can be addressed in projects, programmes, policies or in analysis. Involves identification, analysis, actions and monitoring.
Evaluation Support Scotland
ESS helps charities demonstrate the difference they make.
We work with third sector organisations, as well as trustees, intermediaries and funders, to ensure that they can measure and explain their impact and learn how to improve practice and inform policy.
Educational organisation supporting creativity, culture, STEM, research and health and wellbeing across Scotland. Supports connectors and researchers to work together to build knowledge and networks and action social change in communities.
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous research institute within the UN system that undertakes interdisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues.
It has a free and open access library of publications on a range of subjects including Just Transition.
UNRISD has recently launched its Sustainable Development Performance Indicators the SDPI Online Platform provides an easy-to-use tool to assess the progress of companies or organizations towards sustainability.
SPDI Online Platform:
Social Value UK
Social Value UK have developed a self-assessment tool to help social enterprises establish a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, practice it and advocate it. The tool consists of a list of questions about policies and behaviours and calls on social enterprises to demonstrate their performance.