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- 20th Jan 2023
Would you support a tax on meat to encourage environmentally sustainable behaviours?
According to the National Food Strategy we should cut our average meat intake by 30% to reach net zero by 2050. However, changing what we eat is difficult, as our diets are strongly rooted in our cultural and social values. Meeting sustainability targets will therefore require policies that make it…
- 18th Jan 2023
Do school exclusions increase crime?
Nearly 50% of the young people we observe in custody aged 15-17 experienced an exclusion while in Year 10, compared to 6% among pupils that do not end up in custody.
- 16th Jan 2023
New Results: Reducing food waste in the UAE's cafeterias
Ne'ma, UAE's National Food Loss and Waste Initiative (a collaboration of UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Emirates Foundation) asked BIT to build a picture of the behaviours driving the UAE’s food waste problem. BIT was then tasked with designing and testing interventions to tackle it.
- 13th Jan 2023
Gamified online stock trading harms consumers
Gamification tactics can have a strong impact on DIY investors, encouraging them to increase their trading frequency even when doing so is not in their best interest
- 10th Jan 2023
Anti-smoking policies have strong public support
Smoking is still the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death. Our new research shows there is significant public appetite for bold policies to support smoking cessation
- 3rd Jan 2023
New survey shows a UK energy-saving campaign is much needed
As the Northern Hemisphere’s heating season continues amid the biggest energy crisis since the 1970s, BIT conducted a survey with 2,022 UK home-owners and renters on views of energy saving
- 20th Dec 2022
Carbon Offsetting at BIT
BIT's committment to offsetting emissions from our flights and office energy consumption until we are carbon negative
- 19th Dec 2022
Reducing van deliveries in London
Reducing the environmental impact of the ‘last mile’ of deliveries between the transportation hub and customers’ homes
- 16th Dec 2022
Podcast: Inside another Nudge Unit
Embedding behavioural science into your organisation - learnings from Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts on how they created a successful Nudge Unit
- 15th Dec 2022
Australia: A government learning how to learn faster
Australia today seems like a country at the precipice of bold reform