Women Ecopreneurs in the Developing World

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Women Ecopreneurs in the Developing World

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This wk on @SeaChangeRadio - Jenny Fernan of Pangea Green Energy + Shilpi Chhotray of @Future500 http://www.cchange.net/2014/07/29/asia

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Shilpi Chhotray

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:40pm

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A wide array of economic analysts are increasingly recognizing the link between economic development and gender equality. Research is showing that when women succeed, developing economies thrive. But what impact, if any, does the increased economic role of women in the global south have in terms of the environment? This week on Sea Change Radio, we feature two stories of women in Asia who are leading the way both economically and sustainably.

First, host Alex Wise talks to Jenny Fernan, the President of Pangea Green Energy, a landfill gas company based in the Philippines. She tells us about this pioneering company which runs a biogas plant, converting hazardous garbage into electricity. Then we hear from Shilpi Chhotray, a consultant with Future 500 who discusses the burgeoning seaweed industry in India and the important role that women are playing in making it a success.

Keywords: Environment | Environment | Future 500 | Garbage | Green Energy | India | Philippines | alex wise | environment | f500 | jenny fernan

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