Category Archives: Behaviour change

Mar 14 2016

Oxford University Press Blog: understanding producers’ motives for adopting sustainable practices

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Why would agricultural producers engage in practices such as conservation, animal welfare, waste management, or organic farming? The literature hints that economic, social, and personal motivations are drivers of adoption. Sustainable practices are welcomed by farmers if there is a … Continue reading

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Feb 19 2016

Free film screening: The True Cost of Fashion

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            Abi Fasoranti       On Wednesday 24th February, the IMT Green Impact Team and LSESU Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Society will be hosting a free screening of Andrew Morgan’s documentary The … Continue reading

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Jan 25 2016

From Fast to Slow: ReLove Fashion at LSE

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                  By Sophie McGrath On Monday 8 February, the IMT department’s Green Impact Team will be hosting a special event, LSE ReLove Fashion, to raise awareness about making sustainable fashion choices. ReLove … Continue reading

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Sep 2 2015

Meet your new sustainability engagement officer

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Hello LSE! My name is Madeleine Dwyer, and I’m very excited for the year ahead as the new Sustainability Engagement Officer in the Sustainability Team. First I’ll tell you a little about myself, before I race off into what I … Continue reading

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Aug 12 2015

Volunteering opened my eyes and enriched my university experience

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Laura Price’s work as Fundraiser and Student Liaison Co-ordinator for FoodCycle earned her a nomination for LSE’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year award. FoodCycle LSE was also named LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year at the 2015 LSE Volunteers Awards in the summer term. Organised … Continue reading

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Jul 15 2015

Why does the UK waste more food than any other EU country?

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British households chuck away a staggering 7 million tonnes of mainly edible food and drink each year – but why?  And what can we do to reverse this situation?  Maria Evert, Intern at GreenMatch, finds out… Reportedly, the UK wastes … Continue reading

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Jun 25 2015

LED lighting and the Lindy Effect

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Are LEDs just an off-white flash in the pan?  Or are they the lighting solution of the future?  Rory Wilding – Commercial Director of Which LED Light, and passionate about behavioural economics – says the answer lies in a theory … Continue reading

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Mar 26 2015

Life as a Green Impact Project Assistant

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32 LSE students volunteered with our Green Impact programme this year as Project Assistants, helping staff to ‘green’ their  office environment, working on projects including designing posters and conducting environmental audits.  Here 2 students- Benoit Spiess  and Kelly DeVore – take a look at why they … Continue reading

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Feb 24 2015

LSE Green Week 2015

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Vyvyan Evans, LSE Sustainability Assistant, looks back at an action-packed Green Week, featuring Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, cycling lessons, beehive signing and more… We did it again!  Another wonderful Green Week at LSE. The annual event, which this year … Continue reading

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Feb 18 2015

4 things I learnt during Green Week

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  By Mary Leong, MSc Media and Communications student at LSE. 1. Bees! Someone (commonly mis-attributed to Einstein) famously said that humans wouldn’t survive for much longer if bees died out. Thankfully, LSE Bees is doing its part with four small colonies of European honeybees … Continue reading

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