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Careers in Sustainability

An event offering insights into all that a career in sustainability has to offer

Careers in Sustainability takes place on Wednesday 10 February at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation.

Networking with a variety of stallholders will commence from 6:00pm, with speeches and panel discussion starting promptly at 6:30pm.

Please note, this event is now fully booked, however it will be recorded and posted on the Department for Social Responsibility & Sustainability’s YouTube page following the event.

If you’re interested in attending and wish to be added to the waiting list, please log on to the My Career Hub portal and register your details.

Industry careers

The event will showcase the range of careers available in the sustainability field, and the routes into employment.

It is a valuable opportunity to network with organisations including Bright Green Business, Changeworks, Sustrans and 2050 Climate Group, and hear from a panel of Edinburgh alumni and professionals working within the industry.

Careers in Sustainability is part of a wider calendar of events taking place during Eco Week.


  • Alison Johnstone MSP, Scottish Green Party (keynote speaker)
  • Morag Garden, Head of Sustainability & Innovation, Scotch Whisky Association
  • Sam Curran, Senior Business Consultant, Scottish Environment Protection Agency
  • Ben Miller, Policy and Communications Officer Scotland, Smart Energy GB
  • Fiona Richmond, Project Manager, Scotland Food and Drink
  • Chair: Andy Kerr, Executive Director, ECCI

Related links

Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Careers in Sustainability event