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Delivering for Scotland in 2023

As we come to the end of 2023, we look back on our work across the year to protect and improve Scotland's environment and the benefits for our communities and businesses.


Reporting on the state of Scotland's environment

We reported on the state of Scotland's environment, from greenhouse gas emissions to air, resources and water. 

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Showcasing Scottish sustainable business

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We showcased the best in Scottish sustainable business at the SEPA VIBES Awards. 

Teaching sustainable survival skills to children, producing craft beers with sustainability at their core, and designing and manufacturing thermal storage batteries are just some of the efforts from organisations across Scotland recognised at the 2023 awards. 

VIBES recognises the drive for positive and radical environmental action as well as setting the bar high for other businesses to follow.


Helping Scotland's communities to avoid and adapt to flooding 

As Scotland's national flood forecasting and warning agency we provide critical warning to communities and businesses.


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Improving Scotland's water environment

We helped Scotland to respond to water scarcity and continued to be the driving force for improvements in the water environment:


Helping Scotland avoid serious environmental harms 

Our regulatory activities helped Scotland to avoid serious environmental harms and tackle local environmental performance at sites across Scotland:

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