SHRED provides easily digestible definitions of each policy area as well as case studies to demonstrate how they operate in practice and resources for our partners in delivery.
In addition, SHRED has regularly updated blogs and has recently launched an online event series from across our five policy areas with contributions from a variety of stakeholders including academia, public sector partners, industry, third sector and government.
The day-to-day operation of SHRED is undertaken by the Directorate for Economic Development at the Scottish Government.
A 'How to' Guide to Community Wealth Building - EDAS Workshop Series
A 'How to' Guide to Community Wealth Building Workshop Series
Five workshops were presented by the Economic Development Association Scotland (EDAS) between December 2020 and March 2021.
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Business and Inclusive Growth
A key priority of SHRED is to broaden the partnership with the private, public and third sectors in the Inclusive Growth Agenda.
Business-Led Inclusive Growth in the South of Scotland
A report published in June 2019 highlights the role businesses play in creating inclusive economic growth and identifies opportunities to drive this in the South of Scotland.
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City Region & Growth Deals
City Region and Growth Deals are packages of funding agreed between the Scottish Government, the UK Government and local partners. They are designed to bring about long-term improvements to regional economies, attracting additional investment, creating new jobs and accelerating inclusive economic growth.
City Region Deals: embedding equalities in Operational Business Cases
This guidance is to help project owners think about inclusive growth, particularly as it relates to equalities, as they develop their business cases.
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Community Wealth Building
Community wealth building (CWB) is a place-based to local economic development, which redirects wealth back into the local economy, and places control and benefits into the hands of local people.
Community Wealth Building - A Briefing Note for Elected Members
The Improvement Service has developed an Elected Members Briefing Series to help elected members keep pace with key issues affecting local government.
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Community Wealth Building and Programme for Government 2020/21
To help Scotland’s post Covid-19 recovery, PfG focuses on creating new jobs, good jobs and green jobs, promoting lifelong health and wellbeing and promoting equality and helping young people fulfil their potential.
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