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We asked our app users how they’re coping – the replies are truly inspiring

At the end of last week, we launched some new activities for our app users during this extraordinary time. These encouraged acts of kindness, home exercise, new experiences and story sharing. That was on Friday. By Monday morning, more than 700 activities had been recorded already; that figure has now passed 1,300 and continues to climb.…
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Change can be better

The UK Government has introduced strict new measures to ensure as many people as possible stay safe and well during the coronavirus outbreak. The frontline support led by the NHS highlights the true spirit of the nation at this time. We’re all being asked to change our behaviour now, to protect everyone in light of…
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COVID-19 will reshape society

The balance between office and home working will change permanently. The importance of CO2 will become a known reality. The Earth is already healing itself – early reports in Venice of clear canals, visible fish, white swans and even dolphins! Over the next few months, examples like this will be positive items of daily news.…
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How to keep employees motivated and engaged when they’re working from home

Many companies are finding themselves suddenly with a remote workforce. A lot of employees now find themselves working from home – many for the first time – and need support, management and guidance. At a time like this, your company’s employee engagement policy becomes a vital tool in maintaining health, welfare and productivity. Because a…
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Making home working work for your business

We all find ourselves in unprecedented circumstances. In line with the latest Government advice, more and more of us are working from home. For many people this might be the first time, particularly of being home-based for a sustained period of time. For managers it may be a cause for concern – simply because it’s…
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Getting people out of cars is key to meeting net zero, says new report

A new report from the thinktank Green Alliance highlights the need for more to be done at a national level to curb demand for transport

BetterPoints moves into Scandinavia with sustainable travel incentive schemes in Norway and Sweden

The towns of Gjøvik in Norway and Kalmar in Sweden are using BetterPoints’ unique blend of behaviour change incentivisation and gamification to motivate local people to travel more actively and sustainably and help improve air quality. Norway and Sweden are already ahead of the game when it comes to sustainable travel policy and infrastructure. With BetterPoints’…
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Over 1,000 Sheffield University Staff and Students join the BetterPoints challenge in just three weeks!

Sheffield University and SU are teaming up and working with BetterPoints to encourage green travel choices. Over 1,000 people have signed up in the first three weeks.

Hundreds in Leamington Spa encouraged to improve air quality by changing the way they travel

BetterPoints was commissioned by Warwick District Council to help them motivate and encourage local residents to travel actively and to use their ‘Park and Stride’ car parks rather than city centre parking. The four-month pilot scheme, which ended on 31 October, used the BetterPoints platform to encourage people travelling to the town centre to ditch their…
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Ansons Consulting and BetterPoints bring transport behaviour change tech to Scotland

Falkirk Council is leading the way in changing transport attitudes by selecting an innovative business engagement solution, provided though a new partnership between transport consultancy Ansons Consulting and behaviour change technology company BetterPoints. The collaboration will give businesses the tools to encourage staff to choose sustainable travel over car use, thereby reducing parking requirements and…
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