Ashden International Awards for Green Entrepreneurs In Developing Nations (£20,000 Prize)
Application Deadline: 15 March 2022.
The Ashden Awards accelerate climate innovation, helping businesses, charities, governments and others power up their impact in the UK and low-income nations. Winners and finalists enjoy grants, publicity and priceless new connections – as well as endorsement from globally-recognized climate experts.
Calling all climate pioneers transforming the world of work! Is your project helping boost green skills and training, create new decent jobs, and accelerate the transition to a more inclusive, green economy? We want to hear from you.
Requirements for the Ashden International Awards
- Businesses, NGOs, government organisations, social enterprises and community groups are all eligible. Work must be currently available to clients, customers or beneficiaries.
Benefits of the Ashden International Awards
- Winning an Ashden Award brings a prize of up to £25,000 as well as ongoing development support, from professional mentoring to pro-bono legal help.
- Ashden put winners in front of funders, investors, policymakers, journalists and others who know the unique value of an Ashden Award and the strength of our rigorous assessment process.
- Ashden will create a promotional film about your work and tell your story in mainstream and specialist media, and through our growing digital channels. We’ve helped previous winners gain coverage at Sky News, The Telegraph, Times of India, Al Jazeera, New Scientist and other leading platforms.
- As an award winner, your views, needs and insights will be at the heart of our influential reports, toolkits and events – which shape the views of key climate decision makers.
- All winners join the Ashden network – giving them the chance to connect with new partners through masterclasses, investor pitching events and introductions to influential policy makers.
How to Apply for the Ashden International Awards
- The deadline for applications is 15 March 2022.
- By then, you will need to have registered your interest and completed the full application form that follows.
- Winners will be announced in Autumn 2022 (date tbc).
- Apply in English using our online application portal here. The application portal includes the option gives you the option to answer some of the questions by recording a video message rather than filling in a form.
- To apply in French, Spanish or Portuguese, email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for a form in the relevant language.
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