Energy conservation is an important part of building a sustainable future, but how do you encourage others to conserve? Especially when, like university students living on campus, they don't have the financial incentive to reduce their energy bill? Competition and goal setting are two options that could help build motivation for positive behavioural change.
Imagine. You’re a young, ambitious individual, you think the world is complicated – fascinating even – and you embrace change. You’re motivated by transparency and fairness in the world, you buy ethical products or at least think about it and you want to make your own choices in life. Wasn’t that hard to imagine, was … Continue reading Values Modes
University students get a lot of attention, especially from certain industries. A lot of students actually get jobs as "Student Ambassadors", which basically means they tell tell other students to get this credit card, or read that magazine. Here in the UK, everyday I come home and there is a pile of ads promoting the … Continue reading Targeting University Students
Let's just face it, you can't invite everyone to the wedding. Deciding who makes it on the guest list is a tricky task that requires planning and careful attention to detail to ensure your wedding day is fun and unforgettable. No, inviting your aunt's third cousin twice removed will not make your party more fun. Trust me. Just … Continue reading You can’t invite everyone to the wedding…
"Rare inspires change, so people and nature can thrive" - Rare There are 345 species at risk in Canada, and the number of species disappearing continues to grow every day. Ontario is home to over half the species on this list, with over 200 species at risk in this province alone. As Alison talked about in last … Continue reading “Rare” Conservation Efforts