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 (netzerochurch.scot)

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.