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Ecology Building Society

Ecology Building Society is a mutual building society dedicated to improving the environment by supporting and promoting ecological building practices and sustainable communities.

Ecology Building Society what they do

What they do

The Society offers a variety of different savings accounts and then lends the money to support a range of ecological projects. Typical mortgage projects include renovating a derelict or disused property and converting it into a home; installing energy saving measures to existing homes; supporting community businesses and co-operative living projects. Read more

Financial performance

Total assets in 2018 were at £177.7 million, slightly down on 2017. Net profit was at £1,020,000, an increase from £915,000 in 2017.

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Social performance

Lending volumes are a strong indicator of social performance for Ecology. Gross lending totalled £38.4m in 2018.

  • Key social performance indicator

    £38.4 million

    in gross lending in 2018

Governance and people

Who benefits

Ecology exists to support projects and people that are delivering benefit for society and the environment. They work to build a greener society through enabling the positive power of finance.

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