To celebrate World Environment Day, we meet Emma Roy, who joined us just over a year ago as our Sustainability and Climate Change Manager. We caught up with Emma to find out a bit about her and how she has settled in to her exciting role. Who are you and what do you do here at Registers of Scotland? My name is Emma Roy and … Continue reading World Environment Day: Meet Emma, our Sustainability and Climate Change Manager
As a public body, we have a responsibility to operate in a way that’s sustainable and reduce our environmental impact wherever possible. A crucial part of this is engaging our people so that firstly, they’re aware of our environmental responsibilities and secondly, they can play an active role in helping us operate sustainably. This is where our ‘Go Greener’ activities come in! To build on … Continue reading How we’re going greener in 2019
As a public body, we’re keenly aware of our environmental responsibilities. Readers of our most recent annual report, for example, will have noticed that in 2017-18 we delivered a 68 percent carbon emission saving in our Glasgow office, as well as a 16 per cent saving in paper usage across the entire organisation. Also in 2018 we’ve hired our first Sustainability Manager, who you can … Continue reading How we’re going greener this October
On 24 March 2018 Registers of Scotland will be switching off all the lights in our Glasgow and Edinburgh offices as part of Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a global movement which brings millions of people together to call for greater action on the devastating effects of climate change. Earth Hour is an important symbolic action to help raise awareness, but we’re also taking practical … Continue reading RoS dims the lights for WWF Earth Hour
Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer at the Registers of Scotland. At Registers of Scotland we understand the importance of environmental responsibility in everything we do – here’s five recent developments that show how we’re working to reduce our carbon footprint and encourage everyone to think green. St Vincent Plaza The move of our Glasgow office to St Vincent Plaza has been a catalyst … Continue reading 5 ways we’re reducing our carbon footprint
2017 was an exciting year for the Registers of Scotland, what with the anniversary of the General Register of Sasines, the world’s oldest national land register. Not only that though, but we also moved from our existing Glasgow location at Hanover House into a new home at St Vincent Plaza (SVP). The move has been a big success so far – read on to find out all the latest information about our new working space and what it means for RoS as an organisation.