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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?

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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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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BetterPoints motivated people to actively travel eight times round the world in our Winter Challenge

Winter is almost gone and spring is here – or certainly on its way! The National Rewards Winter Challenge has now ended. In total, participants tracked over 80,000 activities, clocking up 217,335 miles of walking, running and cycling from 1 December to 28 February. This means they travelled more than eight times around the earth!…
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London borough achieves high levels of behaviour change for sustainable transport and better air quality

The London borough of Sutton and BetterPoints ran a pilot programme to incentivise active travel and sustainable transport – here are the results