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Our vision

We care passionately about the historic environment and its role in ensuring the wellbeing and prosperity of Scotland and all its people.

Corporate plan 2012-15

Welcome to Historic Scotland's Corporate Plan for 2012-15.

We are the agency of the Scottish Government with wide-ranging responsibilities for the historic environment. In this document we outline our Vision for the agency's business in the coming years, and our commitments in carrying out that businesss.

To view the digital edition of our Corporate Plan with videos, click on the moving document below.  

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The corporate plan was launched at a conference on 29th February 2012 where we shared our aspirations and the outcomes we want to achieve by working with our partners and customers as we face the opportunities and challenges of the future together.

Here is video footage, key presentations and the delegate handout from the conference.
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1. Supporting sustainable economic growth - Mike Cantlay, Chairman, Visit Scotland [pdf, 1.26mb]

2. Supporting the transition to a low carbon economy, Prof Peter Brimblecombe, East Anglia University and Ewan Hyslop, Energy Manager [pdf, 7.5mb]

3. Managing our historic environment creatively – Jane Macpherson, Head of Regeneration Strategy, Scottish Government and Thomas Knowles, Deputy Head of Investment [pdf, 186kb ]

4. Delegate handout [pdf, 247kb]

To download the standard Corporate Plan, choose from the English or Gaelic links below.

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The Corporate Analytical Strategy 2012-15 provides a framework for the way we will measure our progress in achieving our Vision over the corporate planning period and beyond. PDF icon Download The Corporate Analytical Strategy [PDF, 55KB].

To view our Key Performance Targets 2012/13 visit