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- 19th Jul 2023
Using behavioural science to redesign customer water bills
Last year, the UK sweltered through its hottest summer on record, with droughts declared nationwide. And if this June - the hottest June since records began - is anything to go by, the signs point to this becoming a more regular occurrence in 2023 and beyond. It is a jarring…
- 7th Jun 2023
Boosting the appeal of green skills and training: Findings from an online experiment
The UK's push for Net Zero by 2050 is reshaping employment, with some carbon-intensive jobs declining and new green jobs emerging. However, as outlined by the Green Jobs Taskforce, as well as in our own recent evidence review, there's a shortage of green skills in the UK’s labour market, and…
- 5th Jun 2023
How can we build a Net Zero society?
To mark the World Environment Day, we’d like to tell you about our recent major sustainability event. To achieve the UK's net-zero targets, we need significant social and behavioural shifts. But how can we get there? To help answer this question, earlier this year, BIT released a new flagship report…
- 29th Mar 2023
How can we encourage adoption of home energy efficiency measures?
The adoption of home retrofits (e.g. wall, floor, loft insulation) is also a behavioural challenge that we explored with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
- 15th Mar 2023
How to reduce food waste using three low-cost nudges
In 2022, BIT worked with Ne'ma, the UAE's National Food Waste and Loss Initiative, to test three nudges to reduce food waste in hotel restaurants. The results were stunning: the nudges reduced food waste by up to 44% without affecting customer satisfaction.
- 25th Jan 2023
How to build a Net Zero society
Tackling climate change is not only a moral and legal obligation but is the growth opportunity of the 21st century and is backed by huge public support
- 13th Oct 2022
Should banks encourage green behaviours?
Given the wealth of data they hold, banks are very well placed to provide timely and personalised advice on sustainability of purchases
- 29th Sep 2022
We need to talk about climate. But how?
From a behavioural perspective, communicating climate change is rife with difficulties