News

14 February 2024 |

Remembering Martin Bell

9 February 2024 |

Prosper Annual Lecture Partner Blog: Luxe Scot

1 February 2024 |

Member Spotlight – GoFibre

26 January 2024 | Clean Growth

Peterson Energy Logistics: Accelerating your Journey to Carbon Neutrality

24 January 2024 | Clean Growth

Port of Aberdeen: Sailing Towards Sustainability

15 January 2024 |

Members inform Benny Higgins’ Independent Review of Business Engagement with Government

19 December 2023 | Economy

Urgent call for greater clarity from Scottish Government following Budget Announcement

A combination of UK and Scottish Government challenges have meant difficult decisions in today’s Budget. Prosper’s private, public and third sector members will have a range of reactions.

15 December 2023 |

Prosper’s 2023 Wrapped

15 December 2023 |

Green Heat Finance Taskforce report identifies routes to decarbonise polluting heating systems

15 December 2023 |

Response to Ministerial request for a rural housing evidence paper

11 December 2023 |

It’s Time for Purpose

5 December 2023 |

Join Our Board

29 November 2023 | Skills & People

New Name for National Network that Power-ups Scotland’s Productivity

23 November 2023 | Economy

Ministers Urged to Remove Barriers to Growth in Scottish Budget

23 November 2023 | Economy

Prosper Comments on Autumn Statement

15 November 2023 |

November Policy Update

26 October 2023 | Scotland’s Future

SCDI has changed to Prosper

19 October 2023 | Business Purpose

SCDI welcomes new deal for Business Implementation Plan  

In response to the Scottish Government’s New Deal for Business Implementation Plan

19 October 2023 | Skills & People

Rural Commission – update on challenges and opportunities

19 October 2023 | YESC

Inspiring the next generation of STEM leaders

From the Scottish Borders to John O’Groats, our YESC team have been delivering training to teachers about the Climate Smarter project.

18 October 2023 | Economy

In conversation with… Al Denholm

13 October 2023 | Membership Voices

Port of Aberdeen Chief Executive to lead SCDI North East Committee

SCDI’s regional committee brings senior representatives from government, business and civil society together to make a difference to the challenges facing the North East.

4 October 2023 | Transport

SCDI responds to HS2 Link announcement

4 October 2023 |

Report supports increase community benefits

A feasibility study published today by SCDI supports the creation of a not-for-profit organisation that will deliver greater benefits for rural communities from the growing private investment in restoring Scotland’s natural environment.

25 August 2023 |

Highlands & Islands Awards partner blog: Stromar

Harnessing the power of offshore wind offers huge benefits to Scotland, both in terms of achieving the Government’s net zero targets, transitioning away from fossil fuels.

24 August 2023 |

Policy Roundup August 2023

SCDI’s International Business Committee and Scottish Labour Changing Skills news.

23 August 2023 |

Taking action on Rural Housing

22 August 2023 |

SCDI joins Fair Work Oversight Group

SCDI Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Clare Reid was delighted to have the opportunity to join the Fair Work Oversight Group.

16 August 2023 |

Highlands & Islands Awards Partner Blog: ALVANCE British Aluminium

From the heart of our operations to the vitality of our local communities, our story is one of growth, resilience and collaboration.

16 August 2023 |

Highlands & Islands Awards Partner Blog: Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Innovation has always been a key driver of business growth in the Highlands and Islands and that’s why HIE delighted to be supporting the Innovation category

14 August 2023 |

Highlands & Islands Awards Partner Blog: SSEN Transmission

Scotland is home to some of the world’s greatest sources of renewable energy – it’s famously wet and windy weather has long played a leading role in powering our lives.

7 August 2023 |

Highlands & Islands Awards Partner Blog: Loganair

31 July 2023 |

North Sea oil drilling and the Acorn Carbon Capture project

SCDI response to the announcement by the UK Government of the expansion of North Sea oil drilling and the creation of the Acorn Carbon Capture project.

19 July 2023 |

Join our Team – Policy Manager

SCDI are looking for a Policy Manager to join our highly regarded policy team to help deliver our policy and research work.

7 July 2023 |

Funding boost for productivity and innovation of Scottish businesses

29 June 2023 |

SCDI welcomes focus on business purpose to deliver a wellbeing economy

SCDI response to the Scottish Government’s New Deal for Business Group Report.

16 June 2023 |

Scottish Government’s Innovation Strategy

SCDI welcomes the commitment to a 10-year National Productivity Programme to increase the level of innovation taking place by SMEs across Scotland.

13 June 2023 |

New Deal for Business – Wellbeing Economy Update

The Scottish Government’s New Deal for Business, designed to involve businesses at the early stage of policy development.

12 June 2023 |

Forum 23 Partner Blog: BlueFloat Energy | Renantis Partnership

12 June 2023 |

Skills Review

SCDI preliminary response to the Independent Review of the Skills Delivery Landscape by James Withers.