Women leading the green economy
To celebrate International Women's Day, Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Network, explains why it is imperative to the green economy for women to be at the forefront.
"The stark fact is that almost all green-revolution investors and decision-makers — those who are defining and designing the green economy — are from a single demographic: men. International Women’s Day, March 8, presents a timely and important opportunity to examine why women should be leaders in the green economy.
Like any revolution, a substantial risk exists that the green revolution will move in unpredictable or wrong directions. All economies are stronger when the people leading them bring diverse points of view. Certainly, creating a sustainable economy and breaking habits of over-consumption and fossil-fuel dependency are difficult tasks."
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