Building a greener society – heat wave blues

Behind this summer’s clear skies, climate pressures are mounting. As areas of the UK look set to return to above-average temperatures, Ecology non-executive director, Alison ...

2 August 2018 Read more

Earth Overshoot Day: how can we reduce the impact of our buildings?

As Earth Overshoot Day looms large, we consider five ways to improve the environmental performance of the UK’s homes and buildings.  Ongoing speculation about the trajectory ...

24 July 2018 Read more

European Banks pilot green mortgages

Some of Europe’s largest banks are trialling new European criteria for energy efficiency mortgages. 37 banks across the region are participating in the pilot scheme, which has ...

17 June 2018 Read more

We’re celebrating Fair Tax Fortnight

We’re supporting Fair Tax Fortnight, the first ever UK-wide celebration of the companies and organisations that are proud to pay their fair share of corporation tax, and an ...

14 June 2018 Read more

Our response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on Green Finance

The Environmental Audit Committee of the House of Commons has published their  ‘Greening Finance: embedding sustainability in financial decision making’ report of their ...

4 June 2018 Read more

Our new look e-newsletter

We’ve sent out our latest email newsletter which is packed full of the latest news and topical views from Ecology.  The new look format is the first we’ve sent for ...

25 May 2018 Read more

Ecology supports a new toolkit for community-led housing

As part of our commitment to supporting community-led housing, Ecology has helped fund the production and launch of a free online toolkit which is helping local authorities and ...

15 May 2018 Read more

Ecology Building Society and ClearBank announce strategic partnership

We’re partnering with ClearBank, the UK’s newest clearing bank, to help improve the delivery of high quality innovative services for our members. The partnership with ...

18 April 2018 Read more

Ecology Building Society results: continued sustainable success

We’ve announced another solid set of results with record assets for the year ending 31 December 2017, showing that a better way to do finance is possible – and ...

16 April 2018 Read more

Ecology responds to the report of the Green Finance Taskforce

The Green Finance Taskforce has published its report to the UK Government, Accelerating Green Finance. The Taskforce  was set up in autumn 2017 to achieve three key goals: To ...

29 March 2018 Read more

We’ve been shortlisted for two awards

We’ve been shortlisted for two awards. We have been shortlisted in the ‘Specialist lender of the year’ category in The Mortgage Awards from MoneyAge. These awards aim ‘to ...

21 March 2018 Read more