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Double success for Ecology at awards

Ecology has been recognised twice in the prestigious Finance for the Future awards, founded by the Institute for Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and the ...

16 October 2019 Read more
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Climate strike: one week on

On Friday 20 September, millions of people from across the globe united to call for climate justice. Inspired by the youth-led school strike for climate, marches took place around ...

26 September 2019 Read more
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Ecology Building Society results: strong growth, record profits

We’ve announced record profits of more than £1m for the first time, for the year ending 31 December 2018, showing that a better way to do finance is sustainable, principled and ...

3 May 2019 Read more
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Ecology helps restore woodland

A team from Ecology braved the cold and joined more 100 volunteers to plant trees at a local beauty spot to help it recover from the ravages of disease. The recent event at ...

25 January 2019 Read more
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AGM charity poll – the results are in

We recently asked members to help us choose our next AGM charity partner.  There was a fantastic response to our AGM charity poll with more than 600 members and supporters ...

15 January 2019 Read more
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2018 holiday opening hours

After a busy year the Ecology office will be closed for the following days over the Christmas and New Year period: • Tuesday 25 December • Wednesday 26 December • Tuesday 1 ...

17 December 2018 Read more
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AGM charity poll

Help us choose our AGM voting charity partner Every year we make a charitable donation when members vote in our AGM. International development charity Practical Action has been our ...

12 December 2018 Read more
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Ecology team SleepOut for Centrepoint

Team Ecology will be wrapping up and braving the cold to SleepOut at Bradford City FC to raise money for Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity. Together with ...

20 November 2018 Read more
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Savings account interest rate increases

We are increasing the interest rates on a number of our savings accounts (with effect from 30 October 2018). As a result of these increases, the rate on all Ecology savings ...

23 October 2018 Read more
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Home retrofit: we need to talk supply and demand

It’s World Green Building Week (24 – 30 September) and we ask Julie Hirigoyen, Chief Executive of UKGBC (UK Green Building Council), to share her views on how green mortgages ...

25 September 2018 Read more
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Ecology joins Europe-wide green mortgage scheme

Ecology has signed up to participate in the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme. The scheme is part of the Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM) Initiative which is looking at how ...

20 September 2018 Read more
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Straw bale building pioneers enter the Dragons Den

The profile of natural building and straw bale construction has received a big boost thanks to BBC TV’s Dragons’ Den. Barbara Jones and Eileen Sutherland of Straw Works pitched ...

4 September 2018 Read more