Scottish Council for Development and Industry
The Scottish Council for Development & Industry (SCDI) is an independent membership network, which strengthens Scotland’s competitiveness by influencing Government policies to encourage sustainable economic prosperity. It is a broad-based economic development organisation, with membership drawn from Scottish business, trades unions, public agencies, educational institutions, local authorities, and the voluntary sector.
The Scottish Council for Development & Industry:
is an independent, non-political, not-for-profit organization funded by members’ subscriptions determined by a voluntary subscription scale.
has a unique membership base of circa 1,200 organisations involving key personnel from the primary, manufacturing and service sectors, universities and colleges, unitary authorities, trade associations, professional bodies, arts organizations, local enterprise companies, the churches and trade unions.
is an all Scotland body with offices in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness.
has activities throughout Scotland and also in London.
Current activities include: Public policy, Government Affairs, International Trade, Business Information, Education-Business links and membership Relations and Networking.
Today, SCDI is engaged in public policy issues, economic research and business information. It coordinates a network of 270 young engineers clubs to encourage young students interests in engineering, science and technology. SCDI also organizes a sizable programme of events from flagship conferences and dinners to informal networking opportunities.
For more information, please contact www.scdi.org.uk.