Ashden Awards Ceremony

The annual Ashden Awards ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London is the highlight of the sustainable energy calendar.

During the evening short films on the winners are broadcast, followed by presentation of the Awards. A private reception is held for special guests.

The awards are given in different categories, with an overall UK Gold Award and an overall International Gold Award.

Since 2001, we have been honoured to have world-leading figures as guest speakers: HRH Prince Charles, Ms Wangari Maathai, Mr Al Gore, Sir David Attenborough, Dr Kandeh Yumkella, David Cameron MP, Hilary Benn MP, Greg Barker MP, Lord May of Oxford and Dr RK Pachauri.

In 2015 our ceremony was hosted by cultural commentator and broadcaster Emma Freud.