Being aware of your environmental impact is now more important than ever. This page signposts to information and support to ensure you have the tools in place to help your business take the right steps towards sustainability.

Green Tourism Resources

So, you want to be a more sustainable business? Great! But where do you start? Well, if you’re unsure, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve teamed up with world-leading sustainability accreditation organisation Green Tourism to provide an exclusive suite of sustainability resources. With the ongoing climate emergency, and research conducted by Expedia showing a staggering 90% of consumers looking for sustainable options when travelling, it has never been more important to ensure your business is eco-friendly.

Responsible Tourism and your Business with VisitScotland

Terms like sustainability, climate change, inclusion and accessibility, and community engagement, are increasingly common place in discussions around the recovery of our industry and responsible tourism development, but what does that mean for you and your business.

Watch this first session with Janie Neumann, VisitScotland’s Sustainable Tourism Manager, to find out more about Responsible Tourism, the range of aspects it covers, why it is important, what it means for your business and how you can benefit. The video will also touch on the advice and support available to kick start your journey.

Circular Economy with Zero Waste Scotland

This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the concept of a circular economy. Circular economy models offer opportunities to businesses and social enterprises across all sectors. The models can improve efficiencies, advance product design, and strengthen brand.

This course is for anyone that is interested in learning more about the circular economy. It will provide participants with the knowledge to start questioning linear business models and give businesses the tools to explore how circular strategies can improve their own efficiencies, save money, and reduce environmental impact.

You can follow along to the webinar with Zero Waste Scotland’s worksheets, activities and idea cards which pose interesting questions and provides a great toolkit for participants to use within their own business or social enterprise after the workshop.