Women in Energy, Climate and Sustainability
Women in Energy, Climate and Sustainability (WECS) is a public foundation established to promote gender equality in the context of the energy transition towards carbon neutral economies worldwide, and to facilitate gender diversity and women empowerment in the fields of energy, climate and sustainability.
WECS serves as an enabler for projects and partnerships designed to achieve the objectives of the foundation, which are closely aligned with and supportive of a number of relevant international initiatives, including:
• The Paris Agreement
• United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in particular, Goal 5: Gender Equality and Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy; Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production; Goal 13: Climate Action
• EU strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate-neutral economy by 2050
• European Green Deal
• European Gender Strategy