Posts Tagged ‘Women’

Changing the Paradigm for Energy Finance and Technology for Women — UN HLFP

Timely access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy services unlocks new opportunities that improve livelihoods, enables businesses to grow, helps generate jobs and creates new markets. It can empower women, impact health, extend educational opportunities, and free up time for more productive activities. With smart development, it can help build the resilience of economies…

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Frontier of Green Development

It is now widely accepted that green growth is the need of the hour. Various sources of alternative energy—those not based on fossil fuels—are being explored around the world, including in India. One renewable power source that is available in abundance in the country is the Sun. Solar energy has the potential to not only…

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“We must place women at the centre of energy access to achieve deeper, wider impact” – Ajaita Shah at COP23

BONN, Germany – If we’re serious about ending energy poverty for the world’s most marginalized populations, more women need to be involved. Lots of them. Throughout the energy value chain. And they need financial support, too. That’s was the genesis for ground-breaking launch of the People-Centered Accelerator, a global initiative that aims to advance gender…

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Frontier Markets partnered with Barefoot College to boost income and energy access for rural women across the world

Two women led organizations have combined solar technology and income growth to create a dynamic opportunity for rural women rising out of generational poverty. As the call for gender mainstreaming in energy access mounts, Frontier Markets and Barefoot College International announced a global partnership designed to create social and economic opportunity for rural women and…

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