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Top tips from borrowers who have done a unique property renovation

Ecology’s Marketing Manager, Kauser Dad, has been speaking with some of the Society’s borrowers about the challenges they have faced on their renovation projects – from ...

27 February 2018 Read more
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Retrofitting and renovating for the future

In a guest blog, Aneaka Kellay, from Carbon Co-op, discusses how their work is helping to shift Government policy on energy-efficient renovations and provides tips for homeowners ...

9 February 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – change starts with all of us

Following this month’s Board meeting, non-executive director Alison Vipond provides an update on the challenge of implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the ...

9 March 2017 Read more
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Step-by-step approach to renovation and retrofit

In a guest blog for Ecology, Paul Smith, Certified Passivhaus Consultant at the Green Building Store discusses the challenge of renovating and retrofitting our existing housing ...

10 February 2017 Read more
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The challenge of building more affordable homes – Rob Greenland of Leeds Community Homes guest blogs for Ecology

Rob Greenland, a founder member of Leeds Community Homes guest blogs on the challenges of building more affordable homes and shares the latest on a new community-led housing ...

15 December 2016 Read more
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Building a greener society – Reflecting on ‘True Leadership’

Following our December Board meeting, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on true leadership in a post-truth world. There is so much ground to cover, where do ...

7 December 2016 Read more
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Building a Greener Society – Climate change, fracking, community-led housing and Good Money Week 2016

Great news! On 5 October, the threshold for entry into force of the UN Paris Accord on Climate Change was achieved. 81 parties of the 197 signatories have so far ‘ratified’ ...

27 October 2016 Read more
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Happy 1st Birthday Global Goals

Following this month’s Board meeting, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on the latest developments in the world of global climate change policy and ...

23 September 2016 Read more
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Getting Away from it all…

Following our Board meeting last month, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on the latest climate change policy developments…. I’m back from a blissful ...

10 August 2016 Read more
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For the UN Global Goals to work, people need to know about them

In September last year, UN Heads of State and Governments agreed to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda includes 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development to ...

20 June 2016 Read more
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Building a greener society – climate change policy

Following our Board meeting earlier this month, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on the latest climate change policy developments…. Although I didn’t ...

30 March 2016 Read more
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On the eve of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s annual Budget speech…

On the eve of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s annual Budget speech, non-executive Director, Alison Vipond, shares her thoughts on what he could do to promote energy efficiency ...

15 March 2016 Read more