Youth as Agents of Change

Youth can be powerful change agents within their households and communities. Raising their awareness and understanding about the benefits and availability of clean cooking solutions can empower them to promote and encourage the use of clean and efficient stoves and fuels in their own households, as well as influence their long-term cooking practices. Join this […]

Clean Cooking and Climate: Insights from EPA

This session includes key findings and highlights from EPA-funded studies on clean cooking, climate, air pollution and health. Panelists will give an overview of their studies and present preliminary results including the health and environmental implications. Target audience includes researchers and cookstove program implementers interested in gaining a better understanding of the potential health and […]

Improve Your Triple Bottom Line: Business, Environmental, and Social Impacts

Enterprises have conducted internal evaluations and/or applied for certification on social and environmental impacts and their businesses.  These enterprises will share their experiences, tools they have used, challenges they have encountered and the value of these types of evaluations and certifications. These evaluations and certifications have helped enterprises strengthen their business to meet the triple […]

Introducing the Alliance’s Latest Gender Tools

This interactive session will introduce the Empowered Entrepreneur Training Handbook, a comprehensive training curriculum for entrepreneurs designed to increase business skills, agency-based empowerment, and leadership capacity. Speakers will help guide participants to strengthen their enterprises and scale adoption, and introduce a new set of M&E tools and methodologies for measuring socio-economic impacts of clean cooking […]

Gender Capacity Building to Strengthen Business Models

Businesses can strengthen their own effectiveness and increase impacts for women by conducting gender assessments or developing gender action plans. These are just two examples of the Alliance’s gender capacity-building tools that will be discussed during this session. Participants will learn how to conduct a gender analysis using the Alliance’s gender due diligence tool directly […]

How Best to Engage with Regional Testing and Knowledge Centers to Drive Innovations

Without the proper equipment and expertise requirements, it is difficult for every organization to conduct internal testing, especially for emissions, and when independent third-party testing is needed. Regional Testing and Knowledge Centers (RTKCs) provide services to stove and fuel organizations and help them to improve and verify their products. Learn about how enterprises can work […]

Linking Clean Cooking and REDD+

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests, offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands and invest in low-carbon paths to sustainable development. Presenters in this session will discuss recent research into the relationship between woodfuel consumption […]