Archive for 'behaviour change'
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.
Online events in May from 2degrees: employee engagement, water risks, demand response, sustainable energy savings, CRC survey results, behaviour change, social hotspots, sustainable procurement.
A recent Defra-commissioned study - ‘Moments of change’ as opportunities for influencing behaviour - examines a wide range of opportunities - from parenthood to global financial crisis - for encouraging individual behaviour change.
A new library of evidence on pro-environmental behaviours and behaviour change from Scottish Government Online, covers topics including travel, home energy, food choices, behaviour change theory, and communicating climate change.