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- 7th Sep 2023
Keeping household water quality safe
In 2022, we used behavioral insights to help Chicago achieve a 52.8% lead testing kit return rate, which may be the highest in the nation (to the best of our knowledge).
- 7th Sep 2023
Increasing lead kit return rates among Chicago residents
We partnered with Chicago’s Department of Water Management (DWM) through What Works Cities Certification program—launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies—to increase uptake of the city’s lead testing program. In 2022, we helped the city achieve a 52.8% lead testing kit return rate, which may be the highest in the nation (to the…
- 15th Aug 2023
Estrategias basadas en las ciencias del comportamiento para abordar la violencia contra las mujeres en América Latina y el Caribe
Las ciencias del comportamiento, referidas al estudio riguroso de la conducta humana y de cómo nuestras acciones son moldeadas por el contexto, pueden desempeñar un papel clave en el desarrollo de soluciones basadas en la evidencia para este problema.
- 17th Jul 2023
Applying behavioural insights in community-based organizations
Nonprofits of all sizes can generate meaningful benefits from applying behavioural insights (BI), from increasing charitable giving to growing program enrolment, and more.
- 10th Jul 2023
Applying deliberative democracy: Insights from our partnership with Meta
Users should have a say in shaping policies that will impact their digital lives
- 29th Jun 2023
Four perspectives on embedding behavioral insights into companies
How can leaders promote, apply, and embed behavioral science within their organizations?
- 20th Jun 2023
Deadlocked? Try conversational receptiveness
If you feel like it’s harder than it used to be to engage productively with people whose views oppose your own, you are not alone. The United States is a global leader in political polarization, and the problem only appears to be growing. From the environment to education, few topics…
- 31st May 2023
Want to protect consumers? Understand what makes them tick
Consumer protection is key, according to the White House. From giving mobile users greater choice over where they get their apps to banning surprise “resort fees” foisted on would-be vacationers at the last second, federal initiatives span across consumer-facing markets and dozens of agencies. The idea is that removing irritants…
- 21st Apr 2023
Bring your own bag
Many of us have been there. An estimated 100 billion plastic bags are used every year in the U.S., and fewer than 10% are recycled, contributing to a global plastic waste challenge.
- 24th Mar 2023
New podcast: From Nudge to…where now?
BIT has just published A Manifesto for Applying Behavioral Science. The Manifesto's author Michael Hallsworth takes to the streets of New York City to explain more about this landmark work