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Community green space and the road to recovery

Since lockdown began, the value of the UK’s green spaces, particularly in and around urban areas, has become clearer than ever. Amidst uncertainty, restriction and adaptation, ...

26 May 2020 Read more
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Ecology Responds To The Government’s Pay Ratio Proposals

Earlier today the Government published a Green Paper on Corporate Governance Reform that included proposals for companies to report on pay ratios. Ecology has had a long standing ...

29 November 2016 Read more
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Good Money Talks & 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
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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
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LED Lights Deliver Big Savings

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
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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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Interest Rates & Saving Account Changes 2016

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

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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Ecology Savings Accounts Changes 2016

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 Emission 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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Ethical ‘Best Buy’ Status Retained

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