Who We Are

Scottish Environment LINK is the forum for Scotland’s voluntary environment community, with over 40 member bodies representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society.  We are a Scottish Charity (SC000296) and a Scottish Company Limited by guarantee (SC250899), core funded by Membership Subscriptions and by grants from NatureScot, Scottish Government and Charitable Trusts.

We facilitate change: we build collaboration, and support and enable partnership working to add value for the environment through leadership and engagement. As the voice for Scotland’s environment, the LINK network exists to support our members in making change happen on the ground for a healthier environment, healthier societies and a healthier planet.

LINK launched its strategy for 2020-2024 on 6 March, read more about it here.

What We Do

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Sustainable Scotland

Where Scotland’s nature, land and seascapes are healthy and resilient, able to support thriving communities and flourishing people.

Scotlink delegates at Scottish Parliament

Strong Voice

For the environment, nature, land and seascapes so they are able to support a prosperous future.

Scotlink staff and campaigners outside in Edinburgh holding campaign banners.

Effective Network

Able to communicate effectively, work together and achieve more as a result.

News and Updates

LINK welcomes draft Scottish Biodiversity Strategy

30 Jan 2023

The Scottish Government published the ‘final draft’ of its biodiversity strategy at the tail end of last year. It coincided with the UN biodiversity conference in Montreal, where world leaders agreed on a global framework for nature’s recovery, known as the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework. LINK welcomes the publication of the Scottish Biodiversity Strategy (SBS) […]

Petition calls for funding for sustainable farming

17 Jan 2023

Petition calls for funding for sustainable farming Today at the Scottish parliament members of Scottish Environment LINK’s Farm for Scotland’s Future campaign presented Mairi Gougeon, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands, with a petition calling for a new farm funding system that works for nature, climate, and people. The petition, signed by more than […]

Councils will need green specialists to meet government ambitions

17 Jan 2023

Planning departments will need more expertise to deliver the environmental ambitions set out in the refreshed framework for planning policy, charities have said. The call comes as the Scottish Government has published the final version of the National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) which sets out a plan for Scotland to create sustainable, liveable and productive […]

Our Members and Supporters

LINK has over 40 Members representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society.

Together they are the joint voice of the environment sector.

See all of our members and supporters

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