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Expert views on climate change

3 Sep 2021

As we approach our flagship Annual Conference the Business of Climate Change, sponsored by Barclays, on 29 September 2021, we caught up with our two keynote speakers, Professor Dieter Helm from Oxford University and Lord Deben Chair of the Committee on Climate

United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC)

9 Aug 2021

In this blog Paul Richardson, our Policy Adviser (Agriculture & Climate Change), summarises information on the newly published United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. The IPCC is the international body for assessing the science related

The Helping it Happen Awards 2021: Anderson Strathern's Anne Chapman on the Conservation Award

26 Jul 2021

In this blog, Anne Chapman covers the importance of conservation activities, and how these tie up with Anderson Strathern's own history and sponsorship of this years' Conservation Award at the Helping it Happen Awards 2021. As John Muir said, “In every walk

Scotland’s contribution to the Paris Agreement – an indicative NDC

23 Jul 2021

Paul Richardson, Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) at Scottish Land and Estates, provides a summary of the Indicative Nationally Determined Contributions, published by Scottish Government on 23 July 2021. As part of the 2015 Paris Agreement on

The Helping it Happen Awards 2021: Shepherd and Wedderburn's Hamish Lean on the Rural Business Award

21 Jul 2021

In this blog, Hamish Lean covers how Shepherd and Wedderburn represents the needs of its clients throughout the rural sector, and how this knowledge of the diverse kinds of businesses all over rural Scotland led to them being eager to sponsor the Rural

National Food Strategy report summary

15 Jul 2021

Following the release of the much-anticipated National Food Strategy Plan, our Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) Paul Richardson shares the highlights. Led by businessman Henry Dimbleby, The National Food Strategy is an independent two-part

What is COP26?

15 Jul 2021

As momentum continues to build in the run up to COP26, our Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) Paul Richardson provides a bit of background to the conference. COP stands for Conference of the Parties, "the Parties" being the signatories of the

Get outside this National Walking Month

25 May 2021

In this blog, our Digital Communications Officer Calum Henderson discusses the benefits of getting outside. As well as highlighting some of the issues with careless access being taken in the countryside, the blog covers some of our latest opportunities for

#30DaysofWildlife

30 Apr 2021

In this blog our Digital Communications Officer Calum Henderson provides an overview of our recent Instagram campaign which aimed to highlight one of the benefits of good land management throughout Scotland. Many people are not aware of the important role that

Five key benefits of a Scottish Land & Estates Landowner or Manager membership

9 Apr 2021

In this blog, our Membership Coordinator Nadia Flaherty highlights five of the advantages and perks available to land managers as part of an SLE membership. Whether you are an existing member or are considering signing up, this blog covers different ways in