|On 7 October 2022, the OECD hosted a virtual panel session on The gender-environment nexus: Breaking silos in sustainable finance during the 9th edition of the OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment.
Speakers included: Suzanne Biegel, Founder, Catalyst at Large and Co-founder, GenderSmart; Aubrey Paris, PhD, Policy Advisor, Gender, Climate & Innovation, United States Department of State; Elena Ruiz Abril, Regional Policy Advisor for Women’s Economic Empowerment for West and Central Africa, UN Women; Delia Sánchez Castillo, Director, Planning and Evaluation, Banobras; Barbara Rambousek, Director, Gender and Economic Inclusion, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); and Julie Segal, Senior Manager, Climate Finance, Environmental Defence.
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The data is clear: environmental degradation affects women differently than men, and women are more motivated to do something about it. Ingrid Barnsley, Deputy Director of the Environment Directorate at the OECD, discusses the complex, multi-facetted relationship between gender equality, women, climate change, air pollution, domestic violence, and green technology patents in this OECD Podcast.
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