Public Sector

The public sector has an important role to play in aiding Highland to adapt to climate change. Taking a strong, proactive approach will ensure that key public resources, infrastructure and service continue to deliver as our climate changes.

The public sector is required by law to take action to adapt and report progress for example through the Public Bodies Climate Change Duties Report. Additionally, it has a role to lead by example and drive forward action across the Highlands and beyond.

Adaptation Scotland has tools and resources to help guide public sector organisations through the adaptation process.

Zero Waste Scotland has a variety of resources on procurement and other important circular economy and waste subject for public sector: