Eight schools from the South West of the UK were yesterday (19 June) recognised at the Eden Project in Cornwall for their year-long efforts to cut carbon and change attitudes to energy saving and green issues among staff and pupils.
Clean energy pioneers from around the world were rewarded this evening for their tireless work to brighten up lives, boost economies and bring communities together at a prestigious ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London.
Ashden Award finalists participating at the upcoming Ashden 2012 Conference on 29 May will be invited to pass on their messages for Rio+20 in support of the UN’s ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ initiative.
Speakers announced for UK session of Ashden 2012 conference; behaviour change a key theme
Leading experts in behaviour change and sustainability will discuss how to change our energy culture at the morning, UK-focused session of Ashden’s 2012 Conference: Sustainable energy for all on 29 May.
We are excited to announce that speakers have now been finalised for this session, which will be chaired by sustainability guru Jonathon Porrit, Founder Director of Forum for the Future and former Chair of the Sustainable Development Commission.
On the eve of the London meeting of energy ministers from around the world, Sarah Butler-Sloss, Founder Director of Ashden, called on the government to stick up for small and medium-sized clean energy entrepreneurs in the UK.