‘Tis the season to be jolly, and here’s some news that may make eco-conscious travellers smile. Six sustainable travel schemes from around the UK have been shortlisted for the 2013 Eurostar Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel.
Now in its second year, the Ashden Award recognises travel schemes that help improve quality of life while reducing congestion, pollution and CO2 emissions.
Thirteen sustainable travel schemes from the UK, France and Belgium have been shortlisted for the awards. Finalists will be announced in May, 2013, and up to two winners will be named. Winners will receive £10,000-£20,000 in prize money as well as business support, access to investors and a platform to build their profile.
The shortlist for UK companies is:
To see the full list, including French and Belgian companies, click here.