Building a greener society – rethinking plastic

Non-executive director Alison Vipond discusses the plastic crisis in her latest building a greener society blog. At our Board meeting this month, we focussed on the crisis of ...

30 January 2018 Read more

Double award success for Ecology

We’ve been recognised twice in the Mortgage Finance Gazette (MFG) Awards. The awards celebrate innovation and achievement within the mortgage sector. Ecology won the Mortgage ...

15 November 2017 Read more

Good Money Talks and Ecology Members’ Meet-up

During Good Money Week 2016, Ecology brought together some of the UK’s leading ethical finance organisations to host Good Money Talks in the north of England at BALTIC in ...

4 November 2016 Read more

Let’s celebrate #BankingOnValues day!

We’re proud to be a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) which brings together like-minded banks, building societies and other financial mutuals to ...

20 October 2016 Read more

LED lights deliver big savings for Ecology

As part of our continued commitment to reduce our carbon emissions we have now completed replacing all of our lighting with modern energy efficient LED lighting in our Silsden ...

12 October 2016 Read more

Ecology on P.E.A. Award shortlist

Ecology Building Society has been shortlisted for a prestigious P.E.A. Award. The P.E.A. (People, Environment, Achievement) Awards, one of the UK’s leading sustainability ...

15 September 2016 Read more

Changes to interest rates on mortgages and some savings accounts

From 6 September 2016 we are reducing the interest rates charged on our mortgages and the interest rate paid on some of our savings accounts by 0.25%. This decision follows the ...

26 August 2016 Read more

Ecology staff go back to school to learn about values based banking around the world

Earlier in the summer, Chris Rickerby, Risk and Ethics Manager, and Mary Hegarty, Mortgage Advisor, attended the Institute for Social Banking’s Summer School, which was held ...

1 August 2016 Read more

Changes to Ecology savings accounts

We are currently experiencing very high levels of demand for our range of savings accounts. As a result we are reviewing our savings product range and, as a temporary measure, we ...

15 July 2016 Read more

Government commits to legally binding emissions reductions

Yesterday the Government confirmed that they have agreed with the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) and announced that the fifth carbon budget (covering 2028 to 2032) should be set ...

1 July 2016 Read more

Ecology retains ethical ‘Best Buy’ status

We’ve again been selected as an ethical ‘Best Buy’ for our mortgages and savings accounts by Ethical Consumer magazine in its latest ethical product guide ranking. As ...

27 June 2016 Read more

Top environmental award for Ecology

We’ve maintained our ‘Green’ accreditation for the second year running under the Investors in the Environment scheme – the highest level of accreditation possible. This ...

21 June 2016 Read more