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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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Most UK areas still breach pollution limits, report says

The UK Government has this week published the latest air pollution data. The figures show that very little progress has been made towards meeting the EU’s legal limits of NO2 with 36 out of 43 local authority areas still having illegal levels, according to analysis published by ClientEarth. The figures, published under the EU Ambient…
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The Autumn Transport Conference season is kicking off and we’ll be at the heart of it!

The autumn conference season is almost upon us and we’re pleased to say we’ll be at a number of events over the next few weeks.  Firstly, we’ll be attending Walk 21 in Rotterdam, which runs 7-10 October. Walk 21 is the international charity dedicated to ensuring the right to walk and opportunity to enjoy it…
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European Mobility Week 2019

European Mobility Week 2019 kicked off on Monday 16 September. Since 2002, the campaign has sought to improve public health and quality of life through promoting clean mobility and sustainable urban transport. Across Europe, towns and cities will give people the chance to explore the role of city streets and to experiment with practical solutions…
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BetterPoints explores US market in London’s trade mission to Detroit and Chicago

We are excited and delighted to be joining London & Partners – the Mayor of London’s official promotional agency – on their trade mission to Detroit and Chicago with eight of the capital’s fastest-growing companies in the urban space. The delegation will meet with key corporates and leaders to explore opportunities across the cities and…
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Leicester joins list of cities considering workplace parking levies

Businesses in Leicester could soon be charged a levy for providing employees with parking spaces. Leicester City Council wants to introduce the levy to help fund transport improvements, reduce congestion and improve air quality, and will consult on proposals over the next eighteen months. Leicester faces ‘real challenges’, said Deputy city mayor Cllr Adam Clarke.…
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To beat air pollution we must urge people out of cars, say researchers

While CO2 emissions may be reducing, new research shows dust from brakes, tyres and road surfaces contributes to over half of particle pollution from UK road transport and will still pollute the air even when all vehicles are electric. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey said the papers ‘make clear that it is not just fumes from…
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Why HR and CSR benefit from Behaviour Change programmes

HR professionals know that an engaged and fulfilled workforce has significant knock-on benefits for an organisation. These days, that means you need excellent green and social credentials. A study by PWC found that a staggering 88% of Millennials gravitated toward companies with pronounced CSR programmes, and 86% would consider leaving if their employer’s CSR stopped…
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Volunteer-friendly business is good business

Volunteering can be immensely powerful and beneficial. According to Paul Buddery, Director of Strategy for Volunteering Matters, volunteering is likely to improve physical and mental health, raise life satisfaction and self-esteem, and even reduce milder depressive symptoms and psychological distress, as well as improving local communities.  Some businesses and organisations do encourage employees to undertake…
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Being active for charity is motivating for employees

There are lots of ways to motivate employees. One that resonates with many is the opportunity to give back to the local community, and donating to charity is one way to do this. Challenges which raise money for charity can be a fantastic motivator, support the community and showcase your organisation in a positive way. …
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