Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Ashden Awards 2013 launched

  • Comment

Call for green construction innovators - deadline 30 October 2012

ashden_16

SKDRDP hydro installation in southern India, winner of International Development Ashden Award 2012

National green awards scheme Ashden is seeking sustainable pioneers for its 2013 awards. Founded in 2001, the programme champions practical and local energy solutions that cut carbon, protect the environment and improve lives. Ashden have since supported over 140 individuals and companies across the UK and internationally. Previous winners include Architype, the Centre for Alternative Technology and the National Trust. This year for the first time the awards are also open to UK businesses that significantly reduce consumption or boost effectiveness of energy generation.

Next June, 13 winners will awarded a total of £40,000 in prize money. For successful applicants, the awards have also become a platform for further project development through the Ashden Alumni Network.

ashden_4

South Manchester NHS Foundation was runner-up for an Ashden Award in 2012 for their allotment scheme

Ashden Founder Director Sarah Butler-Sloss said: ‘While we normally only award businesses or programmes that have been up and running for at least a year, this year we are particularly interested in hearing about innovative technologies, products or services already on the market that have the potential to scale up and result in significant carbon savings.’

Further information here. Deadline for entries: 30 October 2012

 

Should RIBA have an annual sustainability award?

Vote in the AJ poll

Subscribe to Footprint by email and follow Hattie Hartman on twitter.

 

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.