Chapter 1 – Introduction to the Toolkit
About Lesson

The linkages between equal opportunities and climate change and, hence, between equal opportunity strategies and green deal-type strategies are very strong. These linkages were also touched upon in the European Gender Equality Strategy with specific reference.

«Upcoming policies under the European Green Deal, such as the Building Renovation Wave or the EU Strategy on Climate Adaptation, can impact women differently to men. As regards climate change, the role of women in particular has been remarkable in leading the push for change».

Nevertheless, these missing links have not yet been established in any meaningful way in the context of the implementation of the EGD, despite the strong commitment of the current Commission to «integrate a gender perspective in all major Commission initiatives during the current mandate».