UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016.


Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and “de-risks” the participating companies and connects them to the potential investors, customers, and partners.


At this occasion, UNIDO in collaboration with ICCI also launched “Women in Cleantech Campaign” which aimed at encouraging women entrepreneurs to embrace clean technology products that offered immense potential for business growth.


Speaking at the occasion, Amina Malik, PML (N) Women Wing Punjab Vice President and Chairman FPCCI International Trade and Investment Committee, said that women have vital role in the economic development of the country and assured for support in e-training and capacity building programs for women.


Esam Alqararah, UNIDO Representative, said that cooperation between UNIDO and ICCI was achieving positive outcomes for business community as UNIDO in collaboration with ICCI has launched many successful initiatives including Global Cleantech Program for SMEs and Start-ups.


He said the launch of “Women in Cleantech Campaign” from the platform of ICCI was another step in the right direction to inculcate the importance of clean technologies in women entrepreneurs that have a bright future.


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Published in: Volume 07 Issue 11

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