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- 2nd Sep 2020
The Little Book of Green Nudges
The Little Book of Green Nudges contains evidence-based guidance on implementing nudges, centered around techniques such as resetting default options, changing the framing of choices, and harnessing social influence. It also includes case studies of nudging interventions rolled out at universities from Thailand to Kenya, Finland and Colombia.
- 29th Jan 2020
A Menu for Change - 12 ways to make diets greener
For many people, January is a timely moment to change their routine. Perhaps you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people – among them many MPs – to sign up for Veganuary. Although we are not advocating for everyone to become completely vegan, we made the case in our…
- 29th Jan 2020
A Menu for Change
In this report we make the case for a global shift towards more sustainable and healthier diets. Using the latest and most well-evidenced behavioural science, we have outlined 12 strategies for promoting sustainable diets.
- 16th Oct 2019
Don’t tell me what to eat!
The prospect of the state meddling with our diets is not welcomed by everyone – our food preferences are so deeply personal, aren’t they?
- 25th Sep 2019
Diets in flux
Here we take a look at some examples to see how our diets have always been in flux – and often deliberately influenced.
- 19th Sep 2019
The meat of the problem
In our new series of blog posts, our experts explore how behavioural science can encourage us to have more sustainable diets.
- 9th May 2019
Can we be more ambitious on sustainable diets?
Last week, a few doors down from where the Extinction Rebellion protests took place in Parliament Square, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) released its report on how the UK should transition to ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The key recommendation of the report is to up the…
- 4th Apr 2019
Behavior Change For Nature: A Behavioral Science Toolkit for Practitioners
We are fortunate to live in a world filled with both an abundance and diversity of life. Yet the growing scale and impact of human behaviour pose a grave risk to the natural world in irreversible ways. Deforestation, overfishing, ocean plastics, biodiversity loss, and climate change are increasingly threatening the…
- 4th Mar 2019
Reducing rent arrears at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing
Rent arrears are a considerable challenge for Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (Formally Metropolitan), with around 15-20% of customers in arrears at any one time. To address these challenges, BIT undertook a project adopting BIT’s standard TEST framework for how we approach a behavioural insights project.
- 28th Feb 2019
Testing behaviourally-informed messaging to increase rates of contact between mortgage lenders and customers facing arrears
A report for the Department for Communities, Northern Ireland