inspire, instigate and influence.

Our thought leadership inspires alternative approaches to emerging socio-economic and environmental trends here in Scotland, and further afield.

Our members play a huge role in the development of recommendations which in turn influence how policy evolves to address current (and future) challenges and opportunities. Our work supports the development of policy which delivers direct benefit for Scotland’s wellbeing.

27 June 2022 |

Business Purpose Commission Information

Businesses in Scotland can best weather current economic storms and seize future market opportunities by becoming purpose-driven, according to a group of business and economic leaders.

17 May 2022 | Scotland’s Future

Policy Round up: May 2022

We bring leaders together to consider how our economy can harness the changes ahead and look to influence the policy decisions necessary to drive sustainable economic growth for all of Scotland.

7 March 2022 | Economy

State of the Nation: Impact of inflation continues to grow as prices and cost of living continue to rise

SCDI's latest State of the Nation briefing for February brings together all of the latest data, forecasts and analysis on the Scottish economy in one place, so you don't have to.