This objective of this program is to provide financial support in the form of grants to green businesses, start-ups and small and medium size enterprises led by women, world-wide.
Through this program, R20 and its partners aim to:
- Support low carbon projects led by women that create new green jobs and expand the green economy market;
- Support women entrepreneurs who developed pro-green products and services that improve the community’s quality of life, health, access to energy, etc;
- Build women’s political, technical and financial capacities and strengthen their green entrepreneurship in response to current climate challenges;
- Raise awareness on the challenges and opportunities of the green economy from a gender perspective, and on the solutions to be achieved through women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship