The Equal by 30 campaign is a public commitment by public and private sector organizations to work towards equal pay, equal leadership, and equal opportunities for women in the sector by 2030. Equal by 30 asks companies and governments to endorse principles, then take concrete action to increase the participation of women in the clean energy sector, and close the gender gap.
In 2015, world leaders committed to the Sustainable Development Goals, including SDG 5 which aims to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030”. To achieve gender equity in the energy sector would mean achieving the 3Es: Equal opportunity, Equal pay and Equal leadership. The 3 Es are the principles behind Equal by 30, which seeks to build strong momentum and commitment from governments, industry and other energy stakeholders to implement actions which would accelerate the participation of women in the clean energy sector and achieve the gender equity goal (SDG 5) by 2030.
Gender diversity, and the broad participation of women in the energy sector, is necessary for enabling the clean energy transition. The evidence is overwhelmingly clear that higher participation of women in the workforce and in leadership roles results in greater organizational performance and stronger bottom lines.
Through this campaign, we are bringing together leadership from across the energy sector to endorse overarching principles that galvanize action, and help all players – from private sector companies to governments at all levels – find common ground for action.
Equal by 30 asks companies and governments to endorse principles, then take concrete action to increase the participation of women in the clean energy sector, and close the gender gap.
The high-level principles
Private sector principles
|Public sector principles|