The Ashden Blog

Guest blogger
By Eugene Amusin, Ashden Judge
Eugene is a Portfolio Development Manager at Citi, which is sponsoring the Ashden Award for Business Innovation this year, and also an Ashden judge.
Emma-Louise Frost
By Emma-Louise Frost, Ashden Communications Officer
How far can business go to meet the energy needs of the poor? Join in the conversation and take part in out twitter chat on 26 May at 3pm BST by following #EnergyEnterprise on twitter.
Guest blogger
By Michael Saxton, Strategic Communications & Responsible Business Consultant, Ashden judge
A look into the future of the new government and what it holds for energy and climate change policy.
By Ellen Dobbs, Ashden International Programme Officer
Find out how energy access is improving women's lives all over the world.
Guest blogger
By Dougie Brown, UK Programme Officer, Ashden
With energy and climate change policy being given a back seat throughout the election campaign, where does each of the main parties really stand on both issues?
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
Find out why air pollution is such a hot topic in the news and what we can do to help.
Emma-Louise Frost
By Emma-Louise Frost, Ashden Communications Officer
We could've listed many more than 10, but we restrained ourselves. Find out why you should come along to one of our Awards Week events and book your tickets.
Mike Pepler
By Mike Pepler, Ashden UK Awards Manager
Buildings often fail to perform the way they were designed and built to work - so what can be done about it?
Emma-Louise Frost
By Emma-Louise Frost, Ashden Communications Officer
You might have already guessed we didn't mean the one from Top Gear, but we chatted to Founder of GreenTraveller and Ashden judge Richard Hammond about all things sustainable travel...
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
Joined-up thinking is needed to help tackle fuel poverty, cut carbon emissions and ease the pressure on the NHS, says Simon Brammer.
Ashden news
The 2015 Ashden School Awards are open for applications, looking for carbon-cutting schools across the UK.
Ashden news
Find out which organisations have made it one step closer to becoming an Ashden International Award winner in 2015 and being recognised as a leader in sustainable energy.
Emma-Louise Frost
By Emma-Louise Frost, Ashden Communications Officer
With shortlisting in full swing for our Awards in June, find out who our new judges are and what makes them the best people for the job.
Julia Hawkins
By Julia Hawkins, Ashden PR and Digital Media Manager
Read the highlights of yesterday's #ashdenpolicychat.
Ashden news
The countdown to the 2015 Ashden Awards begins today with the announcement of the shortlists for the UK and Sustainable Travel Awards.
Emma-Louise Frost
By Emma-Louise Frost, Ashden Communications Officer
Celebrating all of the amazing women that we work with in the clean energy sector, from Award winners to business leaders.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
With less than two months to go until the general election, we recently asked our UK winners what the future government – whatever shade, or combination of shades, it may be could be doing to promote sustainable energy.
Alex Green
By Alex Green, Travel and School Awards Manager
Alex manages the process of selecting our sustainable travel winners each year – often comparing car-sharing schemes with green travel planning, electric vehicles with online travel software, and many more variations on the theme of low-carbon travel. Here is her advice on how to make 2015 your year of sustainable travel.
Julia Hawkins
By Julia Hawkins, Ashden PR and Digital Media Manager
Is using social media a better way to spread our positive stories about tackling climate change than 'traditional' mainstream media?
Guest blogger
By Bex McIntosh, Principal Programme Manager, Global Action Plan
Find out what Global Action Plan have been up to since winning our Behaviour Change Award last year.
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