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

The VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards are a partnership between the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), The Scottish Government, Energy Saving Trust, Highland & Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise, South of Scotland Enterprise, Scottish Water, Zero Waste Scotland and NatureScot.

Since its inception in 1999, the VIBES Scottish Business Awards, have recognised and rewarded businesses that have championed sustainability by identifying ways to tackle the impact on the planet by reducing consumption on its resources.

The 2022 categories are:

  • Leadership Scotland 
  • Innovating Scotland
  • Product Scotland
  • Service Scotland
  • Hydro Nation Scotland
  • Circular Scotland
  • Moving Scotland
  • Adapting Scotland
  • Engaging Scotland
  • Partnership Scotland
  • Small Business Scotland.

Entries are free. All applicants will receive tailored feedback, guidance, and will be signposted to free help from Scottish Government agencies in relation to further environmental improvement where appropriate, Winners receive an attractive trophy with case studies shared online.

To obtain an application form please contact Businesses have until 5pm on 29 April 2022 to submit their free application.

Finalists will be announced in June 2022.

For more informant on VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards, please visit