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Nesta, Challenge for Change and Cycling Touring Club (CTC) have launched a Workplace Cycle Challenge Prize to increase the number of people cycling to and from work in the UK.
Since 2008 Challenge for Change and CTC have run 34 workplace cycling programmes engaging with more than 50,000 people from 2,100 organisations. These programmes are proven to be highly successful at:
The Workplace Cycle Challenge Prize called on all UK workplaces with more than 10 employees to come up with new ways of increasing the number of employees cycling to and from work.
We will award the winner a prize of £25,000.
Judges may also decide to recognise a runner up innovation or innovations at their discretion.
A total of £25,000 development will also be awarded across competitors.
Challenge for Change specialises in the development of behavior change programmes that are proven to get more people cycling more often. Using social marketing principles and drawing on their international and UK experience, Challenge for Change designs and implements a range of behavior change programmes for both industry and public sector.
CTC is the UK's national cyclists' organisation. Their aim is to develop a new cycling culture that enriches lives and communities. With a UK membership of 66,000 people, CTC brings together the largest, most dynamic, diverse and passionate group of cyclist in the UK.
Cyclescheme is the UK's leading provider of tax-free bikes for the Government's Cycle to Work initiative. Employees can make big savings on new bikes whilst employers get a healthier, happier workforce and save money too! Our online system is simple to use, and we have a vast supplier network of over 1,850 independent bike shops. Visit www.cyclescheme.co.uk for more details.
12 October 2012 12 November 2012 - Deadline closed