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leading the way to a zero carbon future.

Calling all trailblazers

This year, the Ashden Awards will raise up climate pioneers transforming the world of work. 

Are you creating green jobs and delivering the training, connections and resources needed for thriving, fair and sustainable economies in the UK and low-income countries?

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THE 2021 Winners

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Energy and HealthEnergy and WomenEnergy for DevelopmentRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyEnergy AccessGender EqualityHealth

Resham Sutra

A fair deal for silk workers

India
Ashden Award for Powering Business
Smart EnergySustainable Buildings

EQuota Energy

Smarter building management

Asia
International Ashden Award for Sustainable Cities and Buildings
Energy and HealthSustainable TransportNatural Climate SolutionsSustainable Cooling

Alcaldía de Medellín

Growing a cooler city

South America
Ashden Award for Cooling by Nature
Renewable EnergyRenewable & Low-Carbon Energy

Highview Power

Cheap and green energy storage

UK
Impax Ashden Award for Energy Innovation
Energy for DevelopmentRenewable EnergyRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyFinancing Climate SolutionsEnergy Access

Angaza

Shining a light on the benefits of Pay-As-You-Go energy

Africa
International Ashden Award for Financial and Business Model Innovation
Smart EnergyRenewable EnergyRenewable & Low-Carbon Energy

Upside Energy

Reducing energy stress for the grid

UK
Impax Ashden Award for Energy Innovation
Sustainable Transport

Shuttl

Reducing pollution, creating calm on the daily commute

India
International Ashden Award for Sustainable Mobility
Sustainable BuildingsRetrofit

Q-Bot

Minimum fuss, maximum insulation

UK
Ashden Award for Sustainable Buildings
Energy for DevelopmentSustainable BuildingsEnergy Access

MASS Design Group

Buildings that heal, both people and planet

Africa
International Ashden Award for Sustainable Buildings
Smart EnergyRenewable EnergySustainable HeatingRenewable & Low-Carbon Energy

Energy Local

Making sustainable energy work locally

UK
Ashden Award for Energy Market Disruptors
Sustainable TransportRenewable & Low-Carbon Energy

Chargemaster

Charge of the EV brigade

UK
Ashden Award for Clean Air in Towns and Cities
Energy and WomenEnergy for DevelopmentEnergy AccessGender EqualitySustainable Cooling

Ecozen Solutions

Keeping produce cool puts power into the hands of farmers

India
International Ashden Award for Powering Business
Energy for DevelopmentRenewable EnergyRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyFinancing Climate SolutionsEnergy Access

Lumos Global

Affordable, accessible solar energy keeps the lights on

Africa
International Ashden Award for Energy Access Frontiers
Energy for DevelopmentGreen Skills, Jobs and TrainingSustainable Buildings

Haileybury Youth Trust

Building a solid future for young people in Uganda

Africa
International Ashden Award for Sustainable Buildings
Energy for DevelopmentRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyFinancing Climate SolutionsEnergy Access

PEG Africa

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire’s moment in the sun

Africa
International Ashden Award for Innovative Finance
Energy for DevelopmentRenewable EnergyRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyEnergy Access

Pamir Energy

Bringing power to the people of Tajikistan and Afghanistan

Asia
International Ashden Award for Increasing Energy Access
Energy for DevelopmentRenewable EnergyRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyEnergy Access

Mobisol

Electrifying East Africa

Africa
Judges' Special Award
Energy and WomenEnergy for DevelopmentGreen Skills, Jobs and TrainingEnergy Access

Empower Generation

Bringing clean energy to Nepal, helping to alleviate poverty, improve health and reduce carbon emissions

Asia
International Ashden Award for Clean Energy for Women and Girls
Energy for DevelopmentRenewable EnergyRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyEnergy Access

Futurepump

The future’s bright for farmers in Kenya

Africa
International Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy and Water
Smart EnergySustainable BuildingsRenewable & Low-Carbon EnergyEnergy Efficiency

Ecolibrium Energy

Cutting edge energy analytics technology converting data to dollars

India
International Ashden Award for Powering Business

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