The work of Action for Sustainable Living in transforming peoples lives, greening communities and tackling some of the greatest environmental challenges has been recognised by many respected organisations.
Guardian Charity of the Year
In 2008 AfSL’s approach to engaging and supporting individuals and communities in addressing sustainability was nationally recognised in the prestigious Guardian Charity of the Year awards.
“This charity bridges the gap between national aspirations and the necessary changes people must make in their everyday lives to facilitate tangible sustainable living.”
Ian Pearson, former Minister of State for Climate Change and Environment
CLASP Climate Leaders Award
Our work in priority wards in Manchester City to engage communities on climate change and energy saving was recognised by Northwest colleagues’ CLASP programme in 2010.
National Energy Efficiency Awards – Finalist
AfSL project work with schools, in partnership with Trafford Borough Council, was selected as a finalist in these national awards sponsored by EDF Energy, The Independent, and the UK Centre for Economic and Environmental Development.
Marks and Spencer Volunteer Award
‘Natural Recovery’, one of AfSL’s supported projects led by volunteer Carolina Scarinchi, won this high profile national award in 2010.
Workplace Cycle Challenge Award
Our record of staff cycling was recognised in 2010 as winner of the Greater Manchester Workplace Cycle Challenge. 100% of our staff got on their bikes and cycled 452 miles in one month.