Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.
women and sustainability Archives - State of the Planet
Why women need to be included in energy and sustainability discussions—and how we can make that happen.
Architect and faculty member Lynnette Widder won a Docomomo Citation of Merit for her work in restoring a modernist house with an eye toward sustainability.
Charles-Guzmán explores the disproportionate effects of the changing climate on communities of color and poorer communities.
Gbowee discussed the importance of investing in grassroots women’s movements.
The effects of climate change aren’t equitable from a gender perspective; women are generally disproportionately impacted by climate change in comparison to their male counterparts.
On Wednesday, April 10, the Earth Institute’s Women & Sustainability group hosted a panel on Sustainable Investing. The panel showcased three speakers: Sarah Bostwick, Manager of Communication on Progress at the United Nations Global Compact; Danielle Chesebrough, Manager of Investor Engagements with United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI); and Lori Choi, Wealth Manager and CFA Charterholder at Veris Wealth Partners.