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Women for market uptake of renewable heating and cooling

W4RES #Women4RES is a 3-year-EU-funded project, which aims at scaling-up the involvement of women in the market deployment and uptake of Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC) solutions via replicable support measures tested and validated across 8 European countries.

W4RES Webinar n°2 brought some hands-on experience for the participants on Gender-self assessment and Gender action Plan in the RHC sector

On June 15, 2022, WECF continued our 5-webinar series for capacity building on gender mainstreaming and women empowerment in the renewable heating and cooling (RHC) sector. Participants were introduced to two tools guiding them towards a gender-responsive workplace in the RHC sector. First, they were introduced to the concept of Gender-self assessment (GSA), a step-by-step guideline with some examples to create questionnaires. The takeaway from the GSA session was the understanding of the type of questions one needs to ask for self-reflection on the status quo of gender within the workplace. After GSA, the next natural step was to introduce the concept of the gender ...

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About W4RES

W4RES project aims at scaling-up the involvement of women in the market deployment and uptake of Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC) solutions via replicable support measures tested and validated across the 8 European countries. The basic project concept stems from the recognition that women hold great promise as agents of change, helping us progress faster towards our climate and energy targets for 2030.

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Upcoming Events

22 September 2022

The online conference on “More women in renewables and energy communities: safeguarding an enabling policy framework” will be organised on 22 September 2022 from 9.00 to 10.30 CET. For the energy transition and EU Green Deal to be realised, they need to be inclusive and participatory.  To understand and highlight the barriers women in energy […]

7 July 2022

Are you interested in contributing to the topic of barriers for women in the RHC sector? Would you like to participate in a co-creation workshop? Join the W4RES Online Hackathon on July 7 at 15:00 CET and bring your experiences. Let’s develop recommendations together on how more women can be engaged in the RHC sector! […]

5 July 2022

We are coming back on the 5th July, 2022, 10-11.30 am CET with our new tool selected for you: Gender-responsive communication in the RHC sector! First of all, we would like to thank everyone who has been following our program until now as well as those who have been actively participating in our previous sessions! […]

5 July 2022

Are you interested in contributing to the topic of barriers for women in the RHC sector? Join the W4RES Online Hackathon (in Italian) on July 5 from 10.00 to13:00 CET and bring your experiences. Let’s develop recommendations together on how more women can be engaged in the RHC sector! Target audience: please be aware that […]

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