Mission, vision, values We believe that taking a collaborative approach to understanding and responding to environmental change will have the greatest benefit for people and places Our vision is of a resilient Scotland where people are working together so that the places where we live, work and play are ready for the challenges and opportunities of a changing climate and environment. Our mission is to be change makers and knowledge brokers for a society with greater resilience to environmental change, in particular climate change. What we do We bring people and ideas together to create a sustainable and resilient society. A sustainable society is a strong, healthy and just society living within environmental limits. It is a society that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Resilience is the capacity to understand, anticipate and deal successfully with change, bouncing forward towards a flourishing society.