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

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

Welcome to your new Ecology website

Following feedback from our members and other stakeholders we’ve been busy and working on refreshing and updating our website. As you can see our new improved website is now ...

30 November 2016 Read more

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

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

Building a Greener Society – Climate change, fracking, community-led housing and Good Money Week 2016

Great news! On 5 October, the threshold for entry into force of the UN Paris Accord on Climate Change was achieved. 81 parties of the 197 signatories have so far ‘ratified’ ...

27 October 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

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

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