renewable energy

Blog: Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector

Energizing Equality in the Energy Sector By Maggie Roth and Maria Prebble Every day, millions of people flip switches to turn on the lights or warm up the house, while millions of others light candles or wood-fired stoves. While most people know that the source of the energy we use varies according to where we […]

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On January 28, 2016, the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), through its University Program for Sustainable Strategies (PUES) and in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), coordinated a Gender and Climate Change discussion program titled Género y Cambio Climático: Hacia la construcción de una agenda para la investigación, el diseño de políticas […]

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AGENT (GECCO*) Energy Webinar: Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure

AGENT (GECCO*) Energy Webinar: Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure This webinar was hosted on November 13, 2015. Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development—increasing energy access and providing a low emission development pathways for many around the world. It has been a central pillar […]

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AGENT (GECCO) Energy Webinar: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to gender equality and empowerment

AGENT (GECCO*) Webinar: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to gender equality and empowerment This webinar was hosted on October 22, 2015. Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies to institutional reforms and project development, ultimately increasing energy access and providing low emission development pathways for many around the world. Gender […]

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GGO switches on to renewable energy with GECCO initiative

GGO switches on to renewable energy with GECCO* initiative What is GECCO* Energy? While efforts at integrating gender considerations into climate change and energy have progressed over a number of years, they tend to focus on the household scale and there is a significant knowledge gap on gender and large-scale renewable energy, as well as […]

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“Ingeniosas”

“Ingeniosas” “Ingeniosas” es el nombre del concurso sobre innovación organizado por Hivos y la Oficina Global de Género (UICN). Esta iniciativa, impulsada desde el Programa Sociedades Verdes de Hivos, busca promover el rol creador e innovador de las mujeres en el marco del uso y creación de energías renovables en Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, […]

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Apply now! “Ingenious Women” Energy Contest in Latin America

“Ingenious Women” Energy Contest “Ingenious Women” is an innovation contest organized by Hivos and GGO. The initiative, promoted by HIVOS’ Green Societies Program, seeks to promote the creative and innovative role of women within the use and creation of renewable energy in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Peru. The aim is to demonstrate that, in addition to being beneficiaries of fairer access to […]

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SE4All’s Clean Energy is Life campaign

SE4All’s Clean Energy is Life campaign Sustainable Energy for All has recently launched a new campaign to highlight the severe health toll taken by lack of clean energy for household cooking, heating and lighting, and in health facilities. Every year, 4.3 million lives are lost to diseases caused by indoor smoke from cooking, heating, oil lamps […]

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Energy Equality on Earth Day

Energy Equality on Earth Day Each year, on April 22, people from across the globe gather to celebrate the environment, the protection of our ecosystems, and all of the benefits that natural resources provide on Earth Day. This year, the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, I would like to pause and look specifically at the […]

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