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Orkney Highlands & Island Enterprises: An Entrepreneurial Landscape

Renowned as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and home to ancient civilisations, the Orkney Islands are now becoming home to growing numbers of progressive industries and innovative companies that are helping to build and enrich the region’s diverse economy.

Quality, sustainability and traditional values are at the heart of The Orkney’s entrepreneurial businesses, which often take their inspiration from the stunning natural environment. Here, five Orkney-based companies tell their stories of the Islands and how their location has had a unique and positive impact on their businesses.

Whether its food, creative industries or renewable energy, the mix of modern and traditional working practices combined with innovation and entrepreneurial drive has helped produce quality, sustainable, responsible and inspiring products and services.


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