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Moving people from Inactive to Active in Hampshire

In early 2018 we launched a 12-week small-scale, targeted intervention with inactive Gosport & Havant residents. The purpose of this was to investigate the effect of increasing rewards and message frequency – do more frequent messages and higher rewards provide more motivation for the most inactive?

We’ll be at Walk21 in Rotterdam in October

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ll be taking part in this important and prestigious conference. The City of Rotterdam will be hosting 20th International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities in partnership with Walk21 in October 2019

How Claire went from inactive to active thanks to BetterPoints and Pushing Ahead Norfolk

Claire, who lives in Norfolk, used to be inactive but since using the BetterPoints app that has all changed and she is active every day!

Join us at Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities in Edinburgh

We’ll be heading north of the border in June for the 11th annual Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities Conference – commonly known as the National Active Travel Conference. This popular event returns to Edinburgh on 12 June 2019 and will focus on ensuring active travel is for all.  Chris Bristow, BetterPoints COO and international programmes lead,…
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BetterPoints to work with Healthwatch Tower Hamlets

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be partnering with Healthwatch Tower Hamlets to motivate and reward young people using the BetterPoints app and reward system. One of London’s most diverse boroughs with significant levels of poverty and child poverty, Tower Hamlets covers much of the East End of London and has a population or around…
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‘BetterPoints has helped me get back to cycling regularly’

Rosemin, who lives in South London had stopped cycling after an accident. BetterPoints provided the perfect motivation to her get back on the bike and encourage others to cycle too.

Fresh new website for the platform that’s changing habits for health, sustainability and the environment

Councils up and down the country are trying to find ways to cut their carbon emissions. It can feel like an uphill struggle: air pollution deaths in Europe ‘are double previous estimates’, reported by The Guardian just last week. Getting people to change their habits to healthier and less polluting ones is a big challenge…
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We’ll be at the Public Health & Sustainable Transport Summit in Bristol on 27 March

The crossover between active and sustainable travel and public health is one of our specialisms. The BetterPoints app and our behaviour change expertise has encouraged and incentivised people all over the world to make smart and healthy travel choices such as walking, cycling, car share and public transport.  We’ll be at the Public Health &…
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How we made the school run fun in Leicester

We recently worked with a Leicester Primary School to encourage and incentivise families to leave the car at home and walk, cycle or scoot the school run.

It’s now even easier to get active with BetterPoints

At BetterPoints, we’re constantly evolving our cutting-edge platform to make it the best it can be for app users and clients. Our iterative approach is one of the things our clients love about us. To this end we’ve made it even easier for people to start earning rewards – helping them to get active even more quickly.  When…
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