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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: “Empower Women to Restore the Power They Do Have” – Christiana Figueres

“It’s not just economic empowerment. It’s personal empowerment. It’s political empowerment. It is empowerment, in general, to restore to women the power that we do have”

Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, discusses how growing up in Costa Rica made her devote her life to climate change, how both men and women are needed to advance humanity towards a sustainable future, and how the younger generations give her hope because of their awareness of environmental issues in conversation with Sherah Beckley Assistant Editor, Thomson Reuters Sustainability. 


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