Archive for 'behaviour change'
The three-year Faith project in Peterborough has trialled the dissemination of pro-environmental messages within faith networks, working with five faith groups in a range of interactive hands-on workshops.
In an extract from Defra’s recent Getting the Message Across, a case study of Brockweir and Hewelsfield Community Owned Shop illustrates how a community can ensure provision of a vital service while inspiring sustainable living.
Defra’s Social Enterprise Strategic Partnership has published Getting the Message Across, reporting on the role of social enterprises to encourage sustainable living in areas such as local food projects, recycling initiatives and tourism.
The London 2012 Games are over but their legacy is only just beginning. Jonathan Turner of CSL considers the sustainability of the “look and feel” and whether the messages will have a lasting effect in inspiring sustainable behaviour.
A new study - Powering the Nation – household energy using habits uncovered - has examined the electricity usage of English homes to provide insights into how we use the electrical products that power our lives.
While the concept of sustainability is becoming more mainstream, doubters remain and habits can be hard to change. Rob Fenn explains the benefits of engaging employees in improving an organisation's sustainability.
The One Planet Centre, now open in the London 2012 Athletes Village, will encourage athletes to make sustainability pledges and champion sustainable behaviours in their communities.
Online events in June from 2degrees: design for behaviour change, collaborating for corporate sustainability, reducing forest footprints, water use in the beverage industry, clean energy legislation in Australia, property energy efficiency.
The Big Green Bundle is a new toolkit designed to help organisations deliver in-house staff engagement campaigns to support reduction of CO2 emissions, drawing on Defra's environmental segmentation model.
28 June 2012, Bristol: UWE's Changing Lives, Changing Society conference will consider the challenge of a widespread transition to environmentally sustainable and healthy behaviour patterns focusing on key real world issues.