The 2017 edition of the Poor People’s Energy Outlook (PPEO) considers how to best finance national integrated energy access plans for Bangladesh, Kenya and Togo based on the PPEO 2016 analysis. The report looks at the mix of technologies and funding required to achieve national and global energy access goals; and the roles of civil society and the private and public sectors in making this a reality. More information
At the 72nd UN General Assembly, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and partners launched new research that, for the first time, tracks and analyzes finance flows for electricity and clean cooking access in 20 countries across Africa and Asia with significant access gaps. The new Energizing Finance report series reveals that current flow of finance for energy access and clean cooking will not achieve global goals for delivering universal access by 2030. Yet… Read more >
This assessment has been conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide. Findings offer insights into the ways in which governments are recognizing gender considerations in the context of their energy policymaking and planning and trends with respect to key cross-cutting gender issues and regional comparisons. Download full publication here.
EY’s 2016 Women in Power and Utilities Index tracks the number of women in the boardrooms of the world’s largest utilities in revenue. This year, there are 16% women on P&U boards, with progress a painfully slow rise of only 1% over three years. EY’s Women in P&U Index analyzes the boards and leadership teams of the top 200 utilities by revenue across the globe. The Index provides a baseline for measuring how much — or how… Read more >
Gold Standard has developed Gender Equality Guidelines and Requirements for use with Gold Standard for the Global Goals and announces a public consultation>> for these Gender Equality Guidelines and Requirements and invite you to provide your feedback for two key elements: Gender Sensitive Requirements (Steps 1-3 of the Guidelines & Requirements) – These represent the addition of latest best practice to Gold Standard’s Safeguarding Principles and Stakeholder Engagement & Consultation Requirements. These additions ensure that, at the process… Read more >