Doing our Biodiversity duty
Whether you are a local authority, health board, agency or other public body you can play your part to support biodiversity. From simple direct actions to educating others and raising awareness, you can get involved.
Your organisation can benefit by taking action to:
- comply with the legislation and help Scotland meet its biodiversity targets
- improve your image and show that you are working in a socially responsible and ethical way, safeguarding biodiversity and environmental assets for future generations
- contribute to sustainable development and the quality of life in Scotland.
The pages below will help you plan how to take action for biodiversity in your organisation and the Go out and do it! pages will help you to find practical information on what you can do and how.
Demonstrate the relevance of biodiversity to your organisation. Find experts and enthusiasts who can help. Gain support and resources.
Make an impact through careful planning and involving colleagues. Set priorities and establish targets. Turn goals into results through clear work programmes
Set up clear monitoring and reporting arrangements to highlight your progress.
Get started straight away with activities that will benefit biodiversity.