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Gender

Women commonly face higher risks and greater burdens from the impacts of climate change in situations of poverty, and their needs must therefore be addressed to ensure efficient and equitable climate mitigation and adaptation. Including women in climate decision-making allows for more efficient planning as women are best equipped to understand the impact they are experiencing themselves. As technology is not gender neutral, working with climate technologies requires that consideration be taken to ensure that women are included in decision-making processes, use of technologies, and benefit from the outcomes of technologies. Below you will find related publications, partners, CTCN technical assistance, technologies and other information for exploring this topic further.  

Gender

  • National Council for Climate Change Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD)

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    National Council for Climate Change Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD) acts as an apex organization at the national level disseminating information and technology that will enable appropriate action and suggest policy frameworks to tackle impacts of global warming and climate change. NCCSD consolidates existing learning into a well-structured body of knowledge that can communicate suitable adaptation practices in order to strengthen locally relevant action for sustainable development.

  • Society for Socio Economic and Ecological Development

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    SEED Kolkata was registered in 1996 as a Society under W B Societies’ Registration Act, 1961. It is an implementing NGO working in coastal India on climate adaptation and education in collaboration with other agencies. Equality, Education, Empowerment and Environment are the four pillars of SEED Kolkata. Since its establishment, SEED Kolkata has been working for development and empowerment of marginalized peoples who are the major climate victims.

  • Fourth Partner Energy Private Limited

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    Formed with an objective of reducing the power cost for its clients, Fourth Partner Energy (4PEL) has become a leading Renewable Energy Services Company (RESCO) in Distributed Solar in India. 4PEL cater to the energy needs of more than 60 institutional and corporate clients. 4PEL's 550+ rooftop solar projects exceeding 25MW in capacity have led to significant cost savings and carbon footprint reduction for their clients. 4PEL have augmented financial inclusion in rural India by installing 700+ solar water pumps