VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards 2017 launch

Businesses in Scotland of all sizes and sectors are urged to enter the accredited environmental awards scheme VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.

The VIBES Awards recognise businesses which have shown commitment, action and achievement in their aims to improve their environmental performance, enhance the competitiveness of their business and support wider goals of sustainable development.

The 2017 nine categories are:

• Innovation • Management (250+ employees)

• Management (<250 employees)

• Environmental Product or Service

• Hydro Nation

• Transport

• Circular Economy

• Green Teams

• Best Micro Business.

Entering for VIBES is free and simple. Businesses are offered support throughout the process to ensure things run smoothly. The application process for VIBES 2017 will launch on 12th of April with a series of free launch events throughout April and May, and closes on 26th May at 5pm.

The events are being held across Scotland to help businesses learn about the VIBES Application process and also see presentations from previous winners. Sign up now via Eventbrite.

The upcoming dates are:

• 18 April – Glasgow 5pm to 7 pm – Jacobs (95 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7HX)

• 19 April – Ayr 4pm to 6pm – Albion Environmental (Damside, Ayr KA8 8ER)

• 20 April – Scottish Borders 3pm to 5pm – Emtelle (Haughhead, Hawick TD9 8LF)

• 20 April – Perthshire 4pm to 6pm – Comrie Croft (Braincroft, Crieff PH7 4JZ)

• 25 April – Stirling 4pm to 6pm – Stirling University Innovation Park (Stirling FK9 4NF)

• 27 April – Fort William 11am to 1pm – The Lime Tree (The Old Manse, Achintore Road, Fort William PH33 6RQ)

• 27 April – Inverness 4pm to 6pm – Highlands and Islands Enterprise (An Lòchran, Inverness Campus, Inverness IV2 5NB)

• 4 May – Aberdeen 4pm to 6 pm – at Scarf (1 Cotton Street Aberdeen, AB11 5EE)