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From Rajasthan To Mexico: Why Gender Matters At The Heart Of The Energy Transition

Since women are the primary users of energy, they are disproportionately vulnerable to climate change impacts. Energy policies failing to reach women are thus exacerbating potential climate risks for them. In addition, gender inequalities limit women’s access to finance streams, information or training for using sustainable energy sources. Taking a gender lens approach is thus crucial for minimizing such bias and ensuring equal access to energy for both women and men.

L’Oréal Charts “Carbon Balanced” Growth Path

Global cosmetics giant L’Oréal has announced a target to reduce its carbon footprint while continuing to increase production. The company plans to become “carbon balanced” by 2020 by offsetting greenhouse gas emissions from its operations. Since 2005 the company has reduced its absolute emissions by 50% while increasing its production by … [continued]