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Mabbett Appointed to Deliver Low Carbon/Net Zero Support for South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE)

19th October 2021 - Written by Suzanne Lindsay

Mabbett are delighted to have been appointed by the South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) as the 1st Ranked Supplier under their Expert Help Management Consultancy Framework for delivering Low Carbon/Net Zero support to organisations in the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.  The contract comprises one-to-one Expert Help and Expert Help Surgery service to local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) including micro business, community and voluntary organisations, and social enterprises and initiatives in the South of Scotland region.  The diverse nature of the Low Carbon/Net Zero support will enable organisations to access flexible support across a wide range of environmental services such as: carbon footprinting, water and energy efficiency, environmental management, and many more, to support their journey towards Net Zero or simply making improvements to their environmental and operational performance.  Mabbett has been awarded a 3-year contract through to 01 August 2024 with the option of a one-year extension.

South of Scotland Enterprise is the community and economic development agency for Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders which was launched on 1 April 2020. Its vision is to establish the South as the centre of opportunity, innovation and growth and for SOSE to help achieve this by being bold, striving, inclusive and responsible.

Organisations interested in receiving this expert help management consultancy support, can discuss their low carbon, net zero or environmental requirements directly with SOSE on 0300 304 888 or visit

Derek J. McNab, Managing Director at Mabbett, comments:

Having served organisations in the South of Scotland region for over 25 years, I am proud that Mabbett has been awarded such an important contract to support local organisations improve their environmental performance and work towards their Net Zero aspirations.  Our team looks forward to working together with Martin Valenti, Phil McCreadie and the rest of the team at SOSE, and the many organisations in the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, to further enhance the sustainability of the region.

Dr Martin Valenti, Director of NetZero at SOSE, added:

We are pleased to be working with Mabbett to support businesses, social enterprises, community and voluntary organisations across the South of Scotland to help them on their journey to Net Zero.

We would encourage these organisations to get in touch with SOSE if seeking help to grasp the climate opportunity in front of us.

We would also encourage South of Scotland businesses to take action immediately by signing up to the United Nations Race to Zero campaign at

About Mabbett

Established in 1996, Mabbett is a leading, multi-disciplinary Environmental, Safety, Engineering and Planning and Development Consultancy. We offer a broad range of consulting and engineering solutions to all sectors, with a focus on helping clients to “See a Difference”, through reducing energy, water and waste; improving efficiencies and compliance; minimising risk; reducing cost; implementing effective EHSQ management; and training staff in EHSQ, all of which helps our clients to meet their business objectives and legislative requirements, while also assisting them to improve profitability, competitiveness and sustainability.

Suzanne Lindsay

I am an experienced business development professional and Chartered Marketer with expertise in strategic marketing planning, client relationship management, networking, event management, marketing communications, social media.