Clean Energy Resources


This is a compilation of social inclusion and gender equality resources relevant to the clean energy sector.

ADB. 2012. Gender tool kit: Energy – Going beyond the meter.


Climate Investment Funds. 2017. Gender and renewable energy: Entry points for women’s livelihoods and employment.

ENERGIA. 2011. Mainstreaming gender in energy projects: A practical handbook.


ENERGIA. 2016. Mainstreaming gender in energy sector practice and policy: Lessons from ENERGIA International Network.


ENERGIA. n.d. Exploring factors that enhance and restrict women’s empowerment through electrification.


Hansen, S. 2010. ADB’s contribution to inclusive growth in transport and energy projects.


ICED. 2016. Infrastructure: A game changer for women’s economic empowerment – A background paper for the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.


ICED. 2016. Infrastructure: A game changer for women’s economic empowerment – Briefing note.

ICED. 2017. Violence against women and girls, infrastructure and cities.


IDB. 2014. Gender and renewable energy: Wind, solar, geothermal and hydroelectric energy.


IFC. 2012. Gender impact of public private partnerships: Literature review synthesis report.


IFC. 2012. IFC performance standards.


Kochhar, et al. 2017. Women, work, and economic growth: Leveling the playing field.


Orlando, et al. 2018. Getting to gender equality in energy infrastructure: Lessons from electricity generation, transmission, and distribution projects.


UK Aid. 2015. VAWG and energy in stable urban and rural settings.


UNIDO. 2014. Guide for gender mainstreaming: Energy and climate change projects.


USAID. 2014. Women at the forefront of the clean energy future.


USAID. 2015. Building a safer world: Toolkit for integrating GBV prevention and response into USAID energy and infrastructure projects.


USAID. 2019. Engendering Utilities: Delivering gender equality - A best practices framework for utilities.

USAID. n.d. Engendering utilities [website].


USAID, & ENERGIA. 2017. Energizing equality: The importance of integrating gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks.

USAID, & IUCN Global Gender Office. 2018. Advancing gender in the environment: Making the case for women in the energy sector.


World Bank. n.d. Gender-responsive PPP legal and regulatory framework.


World Bank ESMAP. 2013. Integrating gender considerations into energy operations.


World Bank ESMAP. n.d. Gender and energy online toolkit for practitioners.


World Bank ESMAP. n.d. Gender and social inclusion/Online resources for integrating gender into energy operations: Steps 1 through 4.