Building Resilience to Climate Change
Climate resilience is the ability of communities to:
In addition, women are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than men, so it is important to identify gender-sensitive strategies that can reduce the environmental and humanitarian tragedies caused by global warming.
Miller Center has worked with more than 730 social enterprises, of which more than 50% provide solutions — in clean water, energy, health, and sustainable rural development sectors — aimed at coping with climate change disruptions.
Energy Access India is a program run by Miller Center and New Ventures, with the support of USAID, to help renewable energy companies provide clean energy to 1 million Indians by facilitating up to $41 million in investment through a customized capacity development and investment facilitation program.
Since 2014, GACC and Miller Center have partnered to support the adoption of clean cookstoves and fuels through the development of clean cookstove entrepreneurs in the GSBI Accelerator and GSBI Online programs, and through several GSBI Boost workshops. This year, 50% of the GACC awards went to Miller Center GSBI Alumni.
Global Social Benefit Fellows work side-by-side with social enterprises focused on climate resilience.