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  • Blog
  • 4th Nov 2021

Get-Greener, a new tool to help people change their behaviour and lower their carbon emissions

BIT and Energy Systems Catapult have developed a beta version of a new tool - Get-Greener.com - to help identify the best steps to cut carbon emissions

  • Report
  • 1st Nov 2021

The Power of TV: Nudging Viewers to Decarbonise their Lifestyles

In our latest report, produced in collaboration with Sky TV, we provide new data on viewers' attitudes towards green behaviours and nudging. We go on to outline 10 recommendations for broadcasters on how they can use their content to encourage sustainability. 

  • Blog
  • 1st Nov 2021

How can we use TV to inspire viewers to decarbonise their lifestyles?

In recent years, powerful documentaries - such as Blue Planet, Seaspiracy, Plastic Nile, and even Jeremy Clarkson’s Farm have highlighted environmental issues. As world leaders pack their bags to meet in Glasgow for the COP26 Climate summit, we wonder, could content like this help us achieve Net Zero?

  • Blog
  • 29th Jul 2021

Greening pensions: A behavioural perspective

In our latest report, we outline seven ideas, grounded in behavioural science, to achieve a greener pensions system and help to avert the climate crisis. Downstream, we aim to support individual pension-holders to take up greener pension options, and upstream, we address the pensions market itself to improve the availability…

  • Report
  • 29th Jul 2021

Greening Pensions: A Behavioural Perspective

In this report, we contribute to the emerging conversation on green pensions by highlighting the benefits of using a behavioural perspective. We outline seven ideas, grounded in behavioural science, to achieve a greener pensions system and help to avert the climate crisis.

  • Blog
  • 23rd Jul 2021

Reframing pension options to encourage greener choices

We conducted an online experiment to explore how different ‘nudges’ could encourage more people to take-up green pension funds.

  • Report
  • 16th Jun 2021

Buying better: Improving NHS procurement with behavioural insights

n this report we outline how behavioural insights can help to understand the barriers within digital hospital procurement platforms and develop solutions to overcome such barriers and improve procurement efficiency by reducing errors and generating savings. Whilst the ideas in this note are based on our programme of work for…

  • Blog
  • 4th Mar 2021

BIT’s biggest trial so far encourages more flexible jobs and applications

We wanted to see if we could encourage employers to advertise more jobs with flexible working options. 20 million job applications passed through this RCT - making it one of the biggest experimental social policy trials ever published.

  • Blog
  • 16th Dec 2020

Mass testing: What can Medway learn from Slovakia?

As of Monday, the first of 67 ‘Tier 3’ local authorities have started community COVID-19 testing in the UK. This mass testing effort is intended to help them stop the spread of coronavirus and slow the rapid transmission of the virus to lower Tiers. As local leaders of Oldham, Lancashire…

  • Blog
  • 5th Nov 2020

How Slovakia tested 3.6 million people for COVID-19 in a single weekend

Download the full report on Slovakia’s population testing  This blog is also available in Slovakian As the UK enters into its second national lockdown, a possible light at the end of the long COVID tunnel emerged from a small country in Central Europe. Last weekend, Slovakia tested 3.6 million people…