June 15, 2015
On the occasion of the 2015 Asia Clean Energy Forum, the Asian Development Bank, ENERGIA, and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves invite you to a deep dive session on 'Unlocking Energy Access Impact, Investment, Scale and Sustainability through Gender-Sensitive Approaches.'
Monday, June 15, 2015, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Asian Development Bank Headquarters
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City
Please R.S.V.P. HERE
Participants of the deep dive sessions are highly encouraged to register for Asia Clean Energy Forum, which you can do here.
The objective of this event is to lay out concrete evidence on and demonstrate the following:
A number of recent initiatives including good practices and lessons, tools and techniques, analyses frameworks, and resources will be shared at this Deep Dive workshop.
2:00 – 2:10pm
2:10 – 2:45pm
Where do we stand: core gender and energy access issues in Asia Pacific
This session will provide an overview of the latest data and research demonstrating the importance of access to energy in achieving gender equality and of gendered approaches for achieving energy for all.
2:45 – 3:45pm
Scaling Access to Energy and Women’s Economic Empowerment
This session will feature different projects and business models that enable women to contribute to scaling up access to energy and deepening impact.
3:45 – 4:00pm
4:00 – 5:00pm
Developing and Investing in Gender-Informed Business Models
This session will demonstrate how gender can be mainstreamed into energy business models to increase effectiveness and impact, as well as the merits of these models as investment opportunities.
5:00 – 5:45pm
Practitioner Discussion: Sharing Lessons and Best Practices
In this interactive session, participants are split into small groups to discuss lessons learned, and share experiences and best practices in mainstreaming gender considerations. Inputs are captured to develop a best practices summary as an output from the session.
1. Empowering and Supporting Women Entrepreneurs
2. Monitoring and Evaluation of Social Impacts
3. Appropriate Finance Mechanisms for Gender-Informed Approaches and Women Entrepreneurs
5:45 – 5:50pm
5:50 – 6:00pm
Closing Remarks & Next Steps