Scotland’s economic forum.

Since 1931, we’ve connected businesses, government and civil society to shape policy and drive growth.

Our thinking extends beyond economic success.

From charities to local authorities and micro businesses to multi-nationals – our members work to deliver better social and environmental outcomes.

Prosper (formerly the Scottish Council for Development and Industry) always considers the big picture and longer term when it comes to Scotland’s future.

Purpose-led growth

Businesses in Scotland can best weather current economic storms and seize future market opportunities by becoming purpose-driven.

Our Business Purpose Commission report shows businesses that find profitable solutions to the problems of people and the planet, are more successful in the longer-term.

Our member benefits

Our members get the ultimate Scottish business network and competitive advantage. We connect with organisations from all walks of life to drive and influence, making positive change to create a prosperous and healthy Scotland.


Connect with over 500 members, including Fortune 500s and local authorities.


Over 50 FREE events annually, from Meet the Politician to awards dinners.


Get unrivalled business insights and learn from different sectors and industries.


By joining Prosper you will enjoy an unparalleled range of benefits.

Being a part of Prosper has really helped access to policymakers, influencers and MSPs relevant to our government interactions, as well as connecting us with other like-minded organisations across Scotland.

Sam Calvert

Chief Revenue Officer

Susan Love, ACCA

Furthers our partnership working

As a leading professional body ACCA is driven by our mission to be a force for public good.

Being part of Prosper enables us to contribute our expertise to crucial policy debates, engage with key networks and furthers our partnership working in Scotland.

Susan Love

Strategic Engagement
ACCA Scotland

Ian Ord, Fifth Ring

Networking with our peers is invaluable

It is the work that Prosper do at a regional level that I am most impressed with.

Their ability to gather representatives from right across the private, public and social economic sectors in a room to talk about their shared challenges is remarkable.

Their talent for creating events of all shapes and sizes that allow us as members to network with our peers is invaluable.

Ian Ord

Director Business Development
Fifth Ring Ltd

Local focus, global influence

Prosper membership is geared for organisations of all sizes. You will be joining in with important conversations and have access to government, councils and industry.


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17 Apr 2024

Scotland’s Future

Revolution or Evolution? General Election Special


Members Only

Prosper is delighted to be joined by eminent political scientist and Britain’s foremost pollster, Professor Sir John Curtice.


24 Apr 2024


Purpose in business: Empowering employees and enhancing productivity

The ARC, University of Glasgow

You're invited to the launch of the ESRC/TPI funded project: Purpose in business: Empowering employees and enhancing productivity.


25 Apr 2024

Dinner with Influencers

Influencer’s Dinner with Sandy Hutchison, TAQA

Norwood Hall Hotel

Members Only

UK’s Legal, Commercial and Business Services Director at TAQA discusses plans for this year and beyond as TAQA UK continues to deliver excellence in late life operations and decommissioning.


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7 March 2024 | Members Voices

Prosper Member Scottish Renewables Launch Energy Transition Showcase Event

6 March 2024 | Economy

Prosper Responds to the UK Budget