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Sustainable Development

Sunday 17/06/2012

Call for capital stimulus [Sustainable Development]

Finance Secretary presses UK Government for effective implementation of Scotland Act.

Thursday 14/06/2012

Alex Neil confirms energy contract award [Sustainable Development]

EDF Energy has been awarded the national electricity contract to supply Scotland’s public sector.

Wednesday 23/05/2012

Global water shortage debated [Sustainable Development]

International experts call for urgent action.

Tuesday 27/07/2010

Green light for sustainable homes [Sustainable Development]

First Minister hails partnership with The Highland Council at Scotland’s Housing Expo.

Tuesday 28/10/2008

Green Energy Day [Sustainable Development]

Renewables go from strength to strength.

Tuesday 15/07/2008

European funding for North Ayrshire jobs [Sustainable Development]

Employment projects to benefit from new investment.

Monday 17/03/2008

Harnessing renewable energy [Sustainable Development]

Vast renewable energy in the Western Isles must be harnessed - Energy Minister.

Monday 21/01/2008

Funding increase for renewable energy project [Sustainable Development]

Ayrshire wind turbine project receives Regional Selective Assistance grant.

Wednesday 14/11/2007

Budget - what it means for a greener Scotland [Sustainable Development]

Investment in zero waste, flood defences and new woodlands.

Monday 18/06/2007

Climate change discussions [Sustainable Development]

First Scotland-UK talks on climate change.

Monday 23/10/2006

Environment campaign launched [Sustainable Development]

New communications campaign launches to get people thinking about their legacy for future generations.

Wednesday 12/07/2006

Sustainable Development Commission [Sustainable Development]

Appointment of Vice Chair (Scotland).

Wednesday 05/07/2006

Measuring progress on delivering sustainable development [Sustainable Development]

New set of indicators which will measure further progress in sustainable development.

Friday 16/06/2006

Cash for environmental protection projects [Sustainable Development]

Over £251,000 to help local communities improve their environment.