These days women are making strong impacts in national and international environmental business and policy. As more and more importance is being emphasized on environmental issues, businesses are forced to take a more triple bottom line approach. Meaning businesses must place equal importance on their economic, social, and ecological standards. According to a survey conducted by Hansa-GCR under sponsorship of numerous companies “Being perceived as green helps their brand” says 64% of those managers surveyed(600 individuals total). ”Green is good for business and image.” The same survey says “female decision makers are more environmentally friendly than males.”
Women are gaining recognition more than ever and such organizations as UNEP or the United Nations Environmental Programme are acknowledging this. On their website you can find the profiles of hundreds of influential women in the environmental field. Their growing database provides an expansive who’s who of environmentally progressive women across the globe. Anyone can nominate an individual by emailing Ms. Rojinder Sian at email@example.com
According to the Aspen Institute’s Council of Women World Leaders “The elimination of global poverty and promotion of sustainable development are essential to a fair and equitable world.”
Now while this may be common sense for many, it is important to note that acknowledgement by a global council of world leaders of such issues is great progress.