The scale and type of action taken will vary between businesses, but it is up to each business to ensure that it is contributing to reducing emissions in a way that benefits all.
There's a wide range of support, guidance and funding for businesses to help achieve net zero. Whether you require funding to improve how you heat your building, or support in upskilling your workforce, you'll find relevant information and links below.
Get support to make your business net zero
The Scottish Business Climate Collaboration (SBCC) is designed to help small to medium sized organisations reduce their emissions. Through The Climate Action Hub you can access tools and knowledge, as well as 12 accredited e-learning modules to work through.
Find support to promote active and sustainable travel
Way to Work is a one-stop shop for information on active and sustainable travel for Scottish workplaces. The website is dedicated to supporting businesses across Scotland to take action on greener and healthier travel.
Funding for your net zero project
Loans up to £100k are available to help you pay for energy and carbon-saving upgrades in your business. You could also receive a cashback grant of up to £20k.
Speak to a sustainability expert
Business Energy Scotland have a team of advisors and technical specialists on standby, to help you implement meaningful change and achieve serious savings - an average of 24% on energy bills.
Learn more about upskilling your workforce
The Green Jobs Workforce Academy from Skills Development Scotland can help people take a greener approach to their careers, from accessing training and learning new skills to finding a new job.
Explore how to help your staff save energy at home
Through interactive workshops, e-learning and tailored solutions for your organisation, Home Energy Scotland can help your colleagues reduce their bills and improve their wellbeing.
Access advice to improve your energy credentials
Whether you're looking for advice on strategy, support for your supply chain or are interested in getting your product or technology verified, help is available from the Energy Savings Trust.
Use the Net Zero Accelerator tool to help your business work towards a net zero future using practical, inclusive and data-led solutions.
Find Business Support
There is a wide range of support to help businesses reduce their emissions. See your full options for funding, advice, help and more – all in a single location.
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Located in Skye’s coastal village of Waternish, Skyeskyns produces the highest quality sheepskins. With the support of Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Skyeskyns has built upon its sustainable foundations and implemented various innovative initiatives across the company.
Hospitality firm reaping the benefits of embarking on the journey to net-zero
With support from across the public sector, including Scottish Enterprise and Business Gateway, Oak Tree Inn has implemented various innovative initiatives across the company in order to become more sustainable.
Clothing rental firm shows journey to net zero is in fashion
One business that has been committed to sustainability since its inception in 1997 is ACS Clothing, a Rental and Resale reverse logistics provider in the fashion rental industry.