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How to get a competitive edge through good environmental practices

Many businesses are trying to distinguish themselves from their competitors. They want to attract new clients and win new markets.

Getting the recognition for your good environmental practices through VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards could be the solution. The application process is free. All applicants receive tailored feedback with details of free support available.

Bob Downes, chair of SEPA and head of the VIBES judging panel: “The scale of environmental challenges facing humanity is enormous, with a real urgency to act.  The successful businesses of tomorrow will be those who embrace the economic opportunity of sustainable solutions to environmental challenges.

“Each year the Scottish Government and SEPA backed VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards present a national platform to showcase Scottish business leadership.  But more than that, the awards benefit not only the environment, but the bottom line of organisations showing vision on sustainability.”

The 2018 categories are:

–          Innovation

–          Management (250+ employees and <250 employees)

–          Environmental Product or Service

–          Hydro Nation Water Innovation

–          Sustainable and Active Travel

–          Circular Economy

–          Green Team

–          Best Micro Business

To find out more, visit or email VIBES team