Portfolio Learning

Gender inclusion strategies for SMEs in the off-grid energy sector

2 Indian ladies looking at solar lanterns

SF is working with Value for Women to present the business case of gender inclusion strategies for SMEs in the off-grid energy sector.

The lessons emerging, based on the first 11 months of testing approaches of SF’s portfolio of enterprises explore the potential impact to businesses, including:

  • How SMEs can integrate and adopt gender inclusion approaches
  • How SMEs that are operating in emerging markets have a unique opportunity to apply a gender lens, and how this has the potential for both business and social impacts
  • What is need for businesses to take a holistic approach to gender, how can they do this, and what are the potential impacts

Read the report on gender programme learnings (PDF 125KB).