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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
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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
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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
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Ecology becomes first building society to be awarded Fair Tax Mark

Ecology has become the first building society in the UK to be awarded the Fair Tax Mark The Fair Tax Mark is the world’s first independent accreditation scheme to address the ...

3 March 2016 Read more
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Ecology Building Society receives Living Wage accreditation

Ecology Building Society has been awarded Living Wage Accreditation, as part of their commitment to improve the environment by supporting and promoting ecological building ...

7 January 2016 Read more
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Changes to Ecology savings accounts

Our new savings account range was launched in March 2015 and we’ve been really pleased with the take-up of these accounts. We have now made changes to some of our savings ...

3 December 2015 Read more
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Regional building societies become first to begin UK’s only Masters for customer-owned financial firms

A select group of employees from the Ecology, Skipton and Yorkshire building societies have this week started their studies in the UK’s first mutual focussed Masters ...

7 October 2015 Read more
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Changes to Ecology mortgages – self-build and conversions

We are experiencing very high levels of demand for our self-build and custom-build mortgages, so we are currently focussing on projects aiming for Passivhaus, AECB Silver, EPC A+ ...

20 July 2015 Read more