Scotland’s largest council pension funds have around £230m invested in Western companies continuing to operate in Russia almost a year after Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Campaigners claim a the Scotland-wide poll showing public backing for a ban of alcohol advertising in sport highlights the need for the Scottish Government to guard against undue influence by the alcohol industry.
The multinational drinks giant, Diageo, has been been fined £1.2 million for failing to report climate pollution.
A public conservation body which has received millions of pounds of funding to restore Scotland’s peat bogs is allowing commercial peat extraction on its own land, The Ferret can reveal.
Bahraini human rights activists have called on Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker to stop sponsoring Formula One car racing.
Taxpayer funded bodies paid up to £1,200 a head for staff and guests to attend an exclusive dinner with former US President Barack Obama.
Scotland’s environmental watchdog has been accused of being “in bed” with big companies after inviting the whisky industry to help appoint a pollution regulator.