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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

Growth in assets was achieved in 2017 at £178.7 million, an increase of 3.23%. Net profit was at £915,000, an decrease from £920,000 in 2016.
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Social performance

Total mortgage lending volumes are a strong indicator of social performance for Ecology. Gross lending totalled £30.7m in 2016.

  • Key social performance indicator

    £30.7 million

    in gross lending in 2016

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.

  • Isabel and Andrew story

    Isabel and Andrew story

    Isabel and Andrew invested in insulating their property to a high standard. In doing so, they have dramatically improved the building’s Energy Performance Certificate rating, taking it from G to C, while breathing new life into a long-neglected property.

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