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Case Studies on Shetland Islands Council

Shetland Council needed to play its part in meeting ambitious Scottish government targets for lowering fuel emissions. At the same time, they were keen to introduce a fuel management system that would give them a clear view of their fleet’s performance so that they could make adjustments to journey planning and the vehicles allocated to them. Click here to read more…

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A Case Study on Executing Strategy and Aligning Financial Planning

Founded in the 17th century as a physic garden, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is a world-renowned centre for plant science and education. RBGE’s 250 employees are committed to the building of public understanding, scientific capacity and world class research to shape a better future for all and to champion the importance of plants as the foundation of the biosphere. This commitment is crystallized in a focused mission: “Exploring and explaining the world of plants for a better future.”

Boasting a rich living collection of plants across four gardens in Scotland, RBGE is organized into four divisions: Science, Horticulture, Corporate Services and Enterprise, with a directorate staff supporting the Regius Keeper (the Chief Executive Officer) Professor Stephen Blackmore CBE FRSE, whom is also appointed the Queen’s Botanist in Scotland. Governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by Scottish Ministers, RBGE is a Non Departmental Public Body that is sponsored and supported financially (approximately 74%) by the Scottish Government’s Rural Payments and Inspections Directorate. RBGE also receives income from research grants, commercial activity, admisions, education courses, donations and other capital grants. Click here to read more…

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