Tag Archives: Behaviour change

Announcement of London 2012 Inspiring Sustainable Living projects

Caroline Spelman, the Environment Secretary visited the View Tube (a social enterprise and community venue) on 28 March and announced the successful recipients of the £800,000 Olympics Inspiring Sustainable Living grant. Using the Olympic Games as inspiration, the Inspiring Sustainable Living grants will help local community groups develop practical and achievable ways for residents to [...]

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House of Lords call for evidence on behaviour change

The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee has appointed a sub-committee, chaired by Baroness Neuberger, to investigate the use of behaviour change interventions to achieve policy goals.  The call for evidence sets out the scope of the review and the opportunity for you to comment: As governments across the world attempt to meet [...]

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Funding avaliable for third sector organisations: to inspire sustainable living using the Olympic and Paralympic Games as inspiration.

Defra has today launched a Third Sector Fund to Inspire Sustainable Living using the Olympic and Paralympic Games.   The funding will be available to third sector led projects, that will use the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games to inspire Sustainable Living, specifically in the areas of: Active travel (walking and cycling more); Sustainable consumption – [...]

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Want to live a greener life this spring?

  Interested in how you can ‘live greener’ this spring?  If so you really must have a look at the Greener Lifestyles section on the Directgov website.  The site contains a wide range of information on how you can behave more sustainably, including how you can: Get active in your community Be greener at home Be [...]

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