Interact

Contact us/Join a GECCO Working Group

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

I am interested in (please select):
LEDS and NAMAsApproaches to bringing gender perspectives into large-scale (energy) infrastructure/projectsIncreasing women's participation in the energy sectorGender indicators for the energy sectorGender approach to clean investment tools (feed-in-tariff, competitive biding, etc.)

Anything else?

Key Actors in the Gender and Energy Arena

Click on any Sector to see Actors in that sector.

Associations of Women in the Energy Sector

Women in Renewable Energy Scotland (WiRES)

Women in Renewable Energy Scotland (WiRES) – is a membership organisation which aims to represent, support and encourage the professional development of women working in, or aspiring to work in the renewables sector.

Visit Women in Renewable Energy Scotland (WiRES)'s external site

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE)

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) – promotes the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy.

Visit Women of Wind Energy (WoWE)'s external site

Development Banks & Programs

African Development Bank (AfDB)

African Development Bank (AfDB) – is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries.

Visit African Development Bank (AfDB)'s external site

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Asian Development Bank (ADB) – as been driven by an inspiration and dedication to improving people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific. By targeting our investments wisely, in partnership with our developing member countries and other stakeholders, we can alleviate

Visit Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s external site

The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)

ESMAP is a global knowledge and technical assistance program administered by the World Bank. It provides analytical and advisory services to low- and middle-income countries to increase their know-how and institutional capacity to achieve environmentally sustainable energy solutions for poverty

Visit The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)'s external site

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) – works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, and helping improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. IADB aims to

Visit Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)'s external site

Donor Agencies, NGOs & Programmes

GIZ

GIZ – is an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.

Visit GIZ's external site

Hivos

Hivos is an international organization that seeks new solutions to intractable global problems.

Visit Hivos's external site

Practical Action

Practical Action (www.practicalaction.org) – uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. We enable poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions

Visit Practical Action's external site

SNV

SNV is an international not-for-profit development organization. We believe that no-one should have to live in poverty and that all people should have the opportunity to pursue their own sustainable development.

Visit SNV's external site

Solar Sisters

Solar Sisters (http://www.solarsister.org) – Solar Sister eradicates energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity. We are creating a deliberately woman-centered direct sales network to bring the breakthrough potential of clean energy technology to even the most remote communities in

Visit Solar Sisters's external site

USAID Gender and Power Africa

Power Africa is working with African governments, the private sector, and other partners in sub-Saharan Africa to add more than 30,000 megawatts (MW) of cleaner, more efficient electricity generation capacity as well as increase electricity access by adding 60 million

Visit USAID Gender and Power Africa's external site

Intergovernmental Organizations

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

is an intergovernmental organization that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation, a center of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable

Visit The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)'s external site

IUCN Global Gender Office

The Global Gender Office contributes towards IUCN’s vision and mission by providing innovative approaches, technical support, policy development and capacity building to a wide range of partners, ensuring gender equality is central to sustainable global environmental solutions.

Visit IUCN Global Gender Office's external site

OLADE

OLADE contributes to the integration, sustainable development and energy security of the region, advising and promoting cooperation and coordination among its member countries.

Visit OLADE's external site

Networks, Alliances & Partnerships

Ecofys

Ecofys is a leading consultancy in renewable energy, energy & carbon efficiency, energy systems & markets and energy & climate policy.

Visit Ecofys's external site

ENERGIA

ENERGIA (www.energia.org) – is an International Network of likeminded organizations and professionals, established in 1996 and currently active in 22 countries in Asia and Africa. ENERGIA believes that projects, programs and policies that explicitly address gender and energy issues have

Visit ENERGIA's external site

GenderCC

GenderCC – women for climate justice – is the global network of women and gender activists, and gender experts from all world regions working for gender and climate justice.

Visit GenderCC's external site

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private partnership hosted by the UN Foundation to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.

Visit Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves's external site

The Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA)

The Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) – provides space for its members to effectively collaborate on gender and climate change issues. GGCA members combine organizational strengths to ensure that climate change policies, decision-making and initiatives are gender responsive. To

Visit The Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA)'s external site

International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)

IAIA is a global network on best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects

Visit International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)'s external site

The Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership

The LEDS GP was founded to advance climate-resilient low emission development through coordination, information exchange, and cooperation among programs and countries working to advance low emissions growth.

Visit The Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership's external site

Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

REN21 is the global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors to facilitate knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards a rapid global transition to renewable energy. REN21 promotes renewable energy to meet

Visit Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)'s external site

Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)

WECF is an international network of over 150 women’s, environmental and health organizations implementing projects in 50 countries and advocating globally for a healthy environment for all.

Visit Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)'s external site

UN Institutions, Programmes & Initiatives

Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

The Sustainable Energy for All initiative brings together top-level leadership from all sectors of society – governments, business and civil society. Working together, we can achieve a broad-based transformation of the world’s energy systems and build a more prosperous, healthier,

Visit Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)'s external site

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability

Visit United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)'s external site