The Green Up! Award Scheme supports your school, mosque or Islamic institute to make a commitment to work towards becoming more environmentally friendly.
Green Up! is the UK’s first eco-award scheme for mosques and Islamic groups which has been supported by a host of prominent community leaders including
- Mufti Ismail Menk (Mufti, Zimbabwe)
- Shaykh Waleed Basyouni (Vice President, Al Maghrib Institute)
- Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Dean, Cambridge Muslim College)
- Julie Siddiqi (Executive Director of Islamic Society of Britain)
- Farooq Murad (Secretary General of Muslim Council of Britain)
- Ustadha Zaufishan Iqbal (The EcoMuslim)
As part of the Green Up! Scheme you’ll be joining a nationwide community of Muslims who are working hard to live up to Islam’s high environmental standards.
Photo credit: Rehan Jamil / East London Mosque
WHY SHOULD YOU BE PART OF THE GREEN UP! AWARD SCHEME?
- Support to make your mosque more environmentally sustainable and cut your carbon footprint helping to protect the planet and save you money!
- Help to identify funding for environmental initiatives in your local area that you can use to benefit your mosque
- Be part of a growing network of masjids that are getting involved in the scheme and receive updates on new initiatives such as the Cambridge Eco-Mosque
- Opportunity to demonstrate Islam’s leadership to wider society on the current environmental crisis causing loss of life and widespread destruction of the natural landscape worldwide
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
For more information about the Award and how to get involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.