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Communities Channel Scotland aims to share ideas, experiences and learning around the Social Impact Pledge.

We hope to feature blogs from community members who have benefited from pledges as well as from public sector organisations that have made pledges. Alternatively, you may want to share your thoughts on the Social Impact Pledge more generally or highlight what

Click on the links below to read the blogs published so far. If you have something you'd like to share please get in touch.

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A view with a room - thoughts on community groups and asset transfer

Andew Paterson from Scottish Communtiy Development Centre highlights some challenges and ways forward for community organisations that want to have a building, or even just a room, to work from.

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George Thomson CEO Volunteer Scotland

George Thomson highlights the benefits of employer supported volunteering as promoted by Volunteer Scotland, and invites public sector organisations to consider employee volunteering as one way of contributing positively to communities.

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ASH Scotland

The Social Impact Pledge is asking public sector organisations to commit to doing things differently and ASH Scotland has an initiative enabling organisations to pledge their support to help deliver a tobacco-free generation of Scots by 2034

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