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gender-based violence

GBV: How access to electricity is empowering women

Power Africa’s Nigeria programme has helped to electrify two centres in Lagos that are focused on protecting women against gender-based violence (GBV).
Gender bond

Wind sector must prioritse gender diversity to ensure a just recovery

To support gender diversity, the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program has released a guide on Best Practices for Gender Diversity in Talent Recruitment.
energy system gender equality

38% of UK energy sector still all-male at board level says...

The latest board statistics on the gender balance at the top of the UK energy industry shows progress in the number of women occupying board and executive board seats.
Gender bond

IFC invests $200m in a gender bond to empower women-owned SMEs

The proceeds from the gender bond will enable the bank to increase lending to women entrepreneurs and women-owned small and medium enterprises (WSMEs).

Ed’s note: THANK YOU!

The Ed’s Note today has one purpose - to spotlight an initiative started by our colleagues in our European offices. It’s a chance to say Thank you! to the men and women who are keeping our utility services running during what is the most challenging time we have faced globally.
enel green power

Media coverage of women in clean energy doubled in 2019

A new report offers some encouraging news this Women's History Month: The percentage of clean energy news and opinion articles quoting women doubled in 2019 compared to 2018. Women were quoted in 42% of clean energy articles in 2019, up from 21% the year before.
empowering women

Sulzer drives gender equality with Empowering Women 2020 sponsorship

Sulzer has re-affirmed its commitment to promoting equality in the workplace by announcing its sponsorship of the Empowering Women 2020 conference and gala.
gender diversity

Azuri Technologies powers gender diversity in Africa’s renewables sector

Azuri Technologies has launched its Brighter Lives Initiative, aimed at bringing more rural women into the off-grid solar sector.
excellence in character

‘Don’t be a jerk’ and other words of wisdom for the...

For the first time, POWERGEN International along with partner UL, awarded five women with Excellence in Character Awards.

Industry leader: Ujunwa Ojemeni

Exclusive leadership interview with Ujunwa Ojemeni, Founder & President, African Women in Energy Development Initiative.
women's forum

American Water CEO recognised by Women’s Forum of New York

The CEO was recognized as the Muriel F. Seibert Award winner by the Women’s Forum of New York at the 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions.
excellence in character

100 influential women in engineering recognised

Inclusive Boards, an executive search company, has released research which shows that women make up only 13% of board and executive positions within the engineering sector.

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