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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

​Julia Hutchison explains why charities should be addressing the coming threats posed by climate change

Maggie Lennon says that FM’S Declaration of EU Principles gives a shout out to agriculture but it could mean Cold Comfort Farm for the third sector


Jonny Hughes explains the implications of the vote to leave the European Union for Scotland’s environment




Six things the incoming parliament can to to improve the environment

Úna Bartley argues Scotland must lead on ensuring justice for the world's poorest nations struggling with the worst effects of climate change

Ben Slaymaker of Diversity Travel gives international charity workers some useful tips on how technology can be used top respond to emergencies