Net Zero Action

The Scottish Episcopal Church’s (SEC) approach to the urgent action needed across the whole of the church, contained within Net Zero Action Plan 2023-2030, was affirmed at General Synod 2023.

Support for those who are working toward Net Zero can be found on our Net Zero Portal. Information found within the portal includes:

  • Resources – Guidance on buildings, resources for worship, webinars and case studies.
  • Stories – Blog posts of recent Net Zero action.
  • Funding – Details of external funding options, and internal SEC funding.
  • Workshops – Information on the HeatHack workshops available for churches.
  • Dioceses – Links to what’s happening in each Diocesan Environment Group.
  • Events – Calendar of events happening in local churches and communities.

Net Zero Team

Net Zero Delivery Director: Paul Williams (email) 

Net Zero Empowerment Co-ordinator: Bethany Nelson (email) Bethany is the contact for St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane.

Net Zero Innovation Co-ordinator: Jack Nevin (email) Jack is the contact for Aberdeen & Orkney and Brechin.

Carbon Projects and Data Officer: Neil Rawlins (email) Neil is the contact for Edinburgh.

Net Zero Sustainability Officer: Iain Johnstone (email) Iain is the contact for Argyll & The Isles and Glasgow & Galloway.

Net Zero Clean Energy Adviser: Daniel Prince (email) Daniel is the contact for Moray, Ross & Caithness.

The Net Zero team are keen to hear from anyone who has suggestions or stories. Contact – Net Zero Portal (

Provincial Environment Group (PEG)

The Provincial Environment Group supports the Scottish Episcopal Church in responding to the triple planetary crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and air pollution.