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Join the notorious "Women in Green" event at #GreenbuildIndia! #GBWIG

Gender equality is key to sustainable development, so is no surprise that the subject is included in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals . Still, the relationship between environmental sustainability and women's empowerment has often been overlooked in practice—particularly in the construction industry. According to the International Institute for Environment and Development , there are several reasons why women have an important role to play in sustainable development, including that they are key managers of natural resources and agents of change and that they have a a valuable, different perspective to incorporate. For sustainable development, we must empower women to take up critical roles in the decision-making process at various levels. This is true of all industries, but even more so of the building industry. Even though women may still be a minority in ...

Full article: http://www.gbci.org/join-women-green-greenbuild-india?kui...

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