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Building a greener society – heat wave blues

Behind this summer’s clear skies, climate pressures are mounting. As areas of the UK look set to return to above-average temperatures, Ecology non-executive director, Alison ...

2 August 2018 Read more
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Earth Overshoot Day: how can we reduce the impact of our buildings?

As Earth Overshoot Day looms large, we consider five ways to improve the environmental performance of the UK’s homes and buildings.  Ongoing speculation about the trajectory ...

24 July 2018 Read more
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Happy 1st Birthday Global Goals

Following this month’s Board meeting, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on the latest developments in the world of global climate change policy and ...

23 September 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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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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Getting Away from it all…

Following our Board meeting last month, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on the latest climate change policy developments…. I’m back from a blissful ...

10 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