A new award for innovation in green energy products and services has been launched by leading green energy charity Ashden, sponsored by Impax Asset Management. Impax is an equity investment specialist, dedicated to investing in resource optimisation and environmental markets.
Six schools have been shortlisted for the 2013 Ashden Awards, each moving a step closer to winning a cash prize plus support to improve their sustainable energy efforts even further and a national platform to promote their work.
Now in their 13th year, the Ashden Awards recognize sustainable energy trailblazers that are leading the way in creating a low-carbon future for all.
The shortlist for the 2013 Ashden School Awards is:
Shortlists have been announced for the 2013 Ashden Awards, which uncover and champion low-carbon trailblazers in the UK and across the globe.
Green energy organisations and programmes from over 60 countries have been shortlisted across 4 categories of Awards, which for the first time include new Awards for Small Island Developing States, launched in partnership with the World Bank and SIDS DOCK.
2010 Ashden Gold Award winner d.light design this week announced that it has reached a major milestone of ten million lives empowered worldwide through its solar powered lighting products. The historic event was reached shortly after celebrating five years in business.
Up to 20 schools in Devon, Cornwall and East Sussex will be learning about clean energy and energy-saving skills and behaviours from today as part of the rollout of Ashden's flagship Low Energy Sustainable Schools (LESS) CO2 programme.
At a time of rising fuel costs and public sector budget cuts, cash-strapped UK schools need to find increasingly creative ways of making ends meet.
A dedicated Ashden TV channel has been launched as part of the first environmental channel on Sony BRAVIA® TVs, Blu-ray™ Disc and Network Media players.