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World Environment Center

The World Environment Center (WEC) is an independent, not-for-profit, non-advocacy organization. Working with the private sector, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and academia, the WEC promotes sustainable development by encouraging leadership, improving health and safety practices worldwide, and fostering the efficient use of natural resources to protect the global environment. The WEC supports its mission through three central programs: the International Environment Forum (IEF); the WEC Gold Medal Award; and Capacity Building for the Environment programs.

How Do We Shape the Future? Image

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04-23-20

How Do We Shape the Future?

Today, on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, I planned to be with thousands on Washington, DC’s National Mall, calling for action on climate and sustainable development.  Instead, I write this message at my dining room table, with one ear tuned to the radio for the latest on the ...

WEC Board Appoints Glenn Prickett President and CEO Image

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04-23-20

WEC Board Appoints Glenn Prickett President and CEO

Glenn Prickett has been appointed President and CEO of the World Environment Center (WEC). Glenn brings three decades of extensive experience leading international environmental, natural resource and climate change policy in some of the world’s preeminent international organizations.

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WEC & Bank of Africa — BMCE Group Sign an Agreement to Promote Environmental Governance in Private and Public Sectors of Morocco Image

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03-06-20

WEC & Bank of Africa — BMCE Group Sign an Agreement to Promote Environmental Governance in Private and Public Sectors of Morocco

The World Environment Center (WEC) and Bank of Africa signed early this year an agreement that will enable public and private sectors in Morocco to improve their environmental performance through green technologies, practices and services, addressing air pollution, water,...

Nominate Your Company for the 2020 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (Due Oct 16) Image

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10-01-19

Nominate Your Company for the 2020 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (Due Oct 16)

Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2019 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates deep, organization-wide commitment to sustainability in ...

Nominate Your Company for the 2016 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Aug. 21) Image

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08-07-15

Nominate Your Company for the 2016 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Aug. 21)

Nominations are now being accepted for candidates for the World Environment Center (WEC) 2016 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates systemic commit...

Leading CFOs Reveal Sustainability-Related Risks and Opportunities in New Corporate Eco Forum and World Environment Center Report Image

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04-13-15

Leading CFOs Reveal Sustainability-Related Risks and Opportunities in New Corporate Eco Forum and World Environment Center Report

The Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) and World Environment Center (WEC) today published new insights from leading Chief Financial Officers on the importance of evaluating and integrating sustainability factors to create business value and strengthen the foundations for long-term growth.  The report, 

The World Environment Center Awards $2 Million to Scale Innovative Solutions to Support Small Business in Latin America Image

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02-23-15

The World Environment Center Awards $2 Million to Scale Innovative Solutions to Support Small Business in Latin America

The World Environment Center (WEC) has awarded approximately $500,000 to each of the four winners of the Pathways Innovation Challenge:  Lutheran World Relief, Núcleo Biotecnología Curauma, ICAM GROUP, and Vista ...

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