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A home for wildlife

Our homes, gardens and cities don’t always make life easy for wildlife. Impermeable surfaces, an absence of nooks and crannies, and an over-emphasis on ‘neat and tidy’ can ...

5 February 2020 Read more
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Double success for Ecology at awards

Ecology has been recognised twice in the prestigious Finance for the Future awards, founded by the Institute for Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and the ...

16 October 2019 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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On the verge of a green, global revolution

Following our December Board meeting, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on the COP21 Paris Agreement… At long last, after decades of discussion, the world ...

18 December 2015 Read more
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Let’s get started: COP 21

We’re all hoping for hard and fast commitments to emerge from COP21. Karina Sidenius from our partners Abundance tells us why that must be accompanied by our own efforts…. The ...

9 December 2015 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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Building a Greener Society – is it hot in here?

Following our October Board meeting, non-executive director Alison Vipond shares her thoughts on climate news, UK policy developments and the run-up to COP21….. Is it hot in ...

3 November 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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Building a Greener Society

We open our Board meetings with a discussion on key issues that affect how we shape our policy on Building a Greener Society. Here is our non-executive Director Alison’s round-up ...

30 September 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