Guide to Strengthening Gender Integration in Climate Finance Projects

It is widely acknowledged that a gender lens should be integrated into climate finance projects to achieve transformative gender outcomes, as well as effective climate action and sustainable development. Advancing gender equality through climate action is needed to achieve international gender-related goals and commitments as envisioned in Agenda 2030. However, successfully integrating gender is also recognised as positively contributing to increased climate ambition, generating more effective climate action and facilitating a just transition for developing and developed countries alike. This guide presents a framework of recommendations for strengthening gender integration in climate finance projects, with concrete examples and resources to show how it can be done. The guide also shares broader enabling factors and recommendations to inform advocacy and action beyond individual projects, at the climate fund level.