Bangkok, August 2, 2018 — We proudly announce that two projects from our Research Programme have been awarded at the Diana International Entrepreneurship Research Conference, held in Bangkok, July 31 – August 2, 2018. Research Project 2 and Research Project 7 teams were awarded the Best Junior Paper Award and the Best Conceptual Paper Award respectively. Research Project 2 on Productive uses of energy in the street food sector presented a paper titled ‘Aspirations to… Read more >
NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 – ENERGIA presented the preliminary findings of the Gender and Energy Research Programme at the High-Level Political Forum. The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), which will run for two weeks until July, 18 at the UN Headquarters in New York, brings together policy makers, government leaders and stakeholders under the theme “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies” to discuss further the review of Sustainable Development… Read more >
Meeting the Sustainable Development Goal to provide sustainable energy for all by 2030 and creating a gender-inclusive environment in the energy sector will require urgent action of energy practitioners, NGOs, finance institutions, and policy-makers. The ENERGIA and LCEDN workshop in Delhi on April, 3 brought together international researchers, policy-makers and practitioners to look at the key issue: ‘How can taking a gender perspective contribute to increased access to energy services’…. Read more >
Vienna, Austria: Sustainable Energy for All and ENERGIA have come together to launch an interactive website that maps the global landscape of diverse stakeholders working on gender and energy in all corners of the world. The new Faces of Energy website, a project of the People-Centered Accelerator, provides a unique window to governments, businesses, nonprofit organisations, investors, donors and other players engaging on gender equality, social inclusion and women’s empowerment at the nexus of… Read more >
MIT CITE research finds that Solar Sister’s model built on social networks and women entrepreneurs is reaching last-mile consumers. Research also shows that last-mile consumers place considerable importance on local after-sales services and purchasing from people they know and trust when it comes to solar energy. Read full entry.