Blog

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
News

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Changes to Ecology mortgages

We are now considering applications for self-build and custom-build mortgages on projects aiming for EPC A and Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) level 4 as well as continuing to ...

2 June 2016 Read more
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Ecology Members’ votes raise money for charity

Ecology has donated £750 to international development charity, Practical Action as a result of members’ voting in our 2016 AGM and choosing to receive future voting packs ...

18 May 2016 Read more
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Ecology Building Society results: record-breaking sustainable success

Ecology Building Society today announces record assets, record gross and net lending and record savings balances for the year ending 31 December 2015, demonstrating that using ...

7 April 2016 Read more