Friends of the Earth Scotland welcomes the first Scottish sustainability strategy, especially its acknowledgement of the challenges that the nation faces in balancing and harmonising social, economic and environmental priorities. The strategy not only acknowledges the scale of the problem but also begins to identify requirements for co-ordinated action across government via both existing and emerging polices. This briefing addresses key commitments in the strategy and assesses their long-term viability.

Parliamentary Briefing on The Scottish Sustainable Development Strategy: The Work Starts Here