Using Sustainability Village model to create change

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Cecilia Kemp Moss Vale April 28, 2021 02:30 AM
Hi guys, I am curious if anyone else lives in a rural setting where the local/municipal level government has developed a program based around the villages/small towns in their go…

To Scale Behaviour Change: Target Early Adopters, then Leverage Social Proof & Social Pressure

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Julie Cook Kitchener April 14, 2021 11:09 PM
Hello everyone, In the midst of tackling climate change, a global pandemic, and other complex problems, behaviour change practitioners may be asking themselves how best to bring …

Cooking during COVID

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Julie Cook Kitchener November 26, 2020 08:23 PM
Hi everyone, For any of you that are working on food-related issues, you may already know that cooking from home has increased significantly since COVID (Statista, 2020; Acosta, …

Nature Conservation Policies Rarely Change Behaviour

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Julie Cook Kitchener September 09, 2020 04:31 PM
Hi everyone, There is an interesting article that was recently posted by Science Daily stating that nature conservation strategies announced by politicians rarely include behavio…

Webinar: "Can Peer Pressure Solve Climate Change?"

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Liz Foote Maui August 18, 2020 11:34 PM
Last week, Rare hosted a webinar with behavioral economist and bestselling author Robert Frank, about how social norms can drive actions towards addressing climate change. A centr…

“Fish Forever” Program’s Psychosocial Theory of Change and Use of Social Marketing Strategies

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Liz Foote Maui August 05, 2020 03:32 AM
The North America Congress for Conservation Biology was held last week virtually, and they had a track on conservation marketing. One of the talks featured a program called “Fish …

"How to Nudge a Coronavirus Nonbeliever"

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Liz Foote Maui July 09, 2020 09:24 AM
I came across this article by Cass Sunstein (“Nudge”) about the role of personal identity surrounding the issue of mask-wearing (or lack thereof…). It references the iconic “Don’t…

Mask Use, Messaging, and Social Norms

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Liz Foote Maui June 03, 2020 01:58 AM
As someone who’s had an N-95 mask in my carry on flight kit for years (alongside my spray bottle of 70% rubbing alcohol…), I have been really interested in following all the messa…

Social Influence aids the Diffusion of Innovations

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Marion Dresner Portland September 24, 2013 11:03 AM
I would like to know more about mechanisms through which social influence operates within a community to provoke "new adopters" of a sustainable practice to try it out. We work wi…

Identifying Alternative Transportation Participation

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Darrin Dressler Kansas City February 26, 2010 04:35 PM
Hello, Does anyone have any examples of tangible ways to identify participants in employer based alternative transportation contests? We'd like to find an item (such as t-shirt…

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