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Richard Kirk moves to CEO role at BetterPoints

BetterPoints is pleased to announce that current Executive Chairman Richard Kirk has been appointed as CEO. After nine years at the helm, Founder Daniel Gipple hands over the day-to-day leadership of BetterPoints to focus his time on strategic issues such as business development and investment as well as speaking opportunities. An experienced business leader and…
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Making your business cycle-friendly this Bike Week

Bike Week is a great opportunity for workplaces to encourage cycling. Here are some ways to make your business cycle-friendly

How businesses can help improve air quality

Air pollution alerts in the UK this year have already outnumbered those for the whole of 2018. Scientists recently announced that air pollution could affect every organ in the human body; and think of the children: outdoor air pollution in Britain is poisoning 2.6 million schoolchildren, while half of parents would move house to avoid…
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Five reasons cleaner air is good for business

Poor air quality is a global issue. It’s not only damaging human health, it’s bad for business. There are many reasons why it’s good business to help improve air quality – here are five. Better employee health reduces absenteeism Poor air quality is recognised as a public health emergency by the World Health Organisation, with…
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BetterPoints to help reduce congestion in Leamington Spa

We’re delighted to announce that we’re going to be working in partnership with Warwick District Council to motivate and encourage local residents to travel actively.

Spring into action: a workplace challenge in Norfolk

The start of May today sees the launch of the Spring Into Action Workplace Challenge in Norfolk.

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?

20,000+ people incentivised to travel more sustainably in Bologna

787,000 journeys on foot 590,000 cycle journeys 508,000 public transport journeys 5,450 car-sharing journeys 1.4 million kg CO2 emissions saved 167 million calories burned Like many major cities, Bologna struggles to manage traffic congestion and its side-effects. In 2017 and 2018, the BetterPoints platform powered the six-month Bella Mossa programmes that encouraged fewer single-occupancy car…
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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

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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