As Scotland’s development bank we are committed, through our investments, to being a catalyst which builds a fairer, more sustainable and innovative Scotland. The Bank’s role is to invest in exciting businesses, projects and communities to deliver environmental, social and financial returns for the people of Scotland.

 As a mission impact investor, the Bank provides patient, long term investment capital to businesses and projects on a commercial basis, that support the delivery of the Bank’s missions, which in turn address the grand challenges faced by Scotland. The Bank’s missions provide a clear long-term strategic direction and focus for its investment activity:

  •  Net Zero Mission: achieving a just transition to net zero by 2045.
  • Place Mission: extending equality of opportunity through improving places by 2040.
  • Innovation Mission: harnessing innovation to enable our people to flourish by 2040.