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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.

    SC Johnson to Receive World Environment Center's 2015 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development Achievements  Image

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    12-09-14

    SC Johnson to Receive World Environment Center's 2015 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development Achievements

    The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to SC Johnson. The company is being recognized for its comprehensive, company-wide focus on sust...

    The World Environment Center and U.S. Department of State Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Morocco Image

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    03-07-11

    The World Environment Center and U.S. Department of State Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Morocco

    The World Environment Center (WEC) has launched an innovative project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Moroccan businesses by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. WEC is partnering wi...

    World Environment Center Announces New Board Leadership and Strengthens Strategic Plan Image

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    12-14-10

    World Environment Center Announces New Board Leadership and Strengthens Strategic Plan

    The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit, non-advocacy organization dedicated to advancing environmentally sustainable business strategies and solutions, announced today the election of new officers and a new member to its Board of Directors, as well as the ap...

    World Environment Center and Net Impact Launch Joint Initiative to Strengthen the Teaching of Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility in Business Schools Image

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    10-29-10

    World Environment Center and Net Impact Launch Joint Initiative to Strengthen the Teaching of Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility in Business Schools

    The World Environment Center (WEC) and Net Impact announced today a partnership to assess the sustainability skills that companies require of MBA graduates entering the workforce. The announcement was made at the 18th Annual Net Impact Conference, "2020: Vision for a Sustai...

    Walmart Centroamerica and the World Environment Center Achieve Significant Energy and Environmental Improvements in El Salvador and Guatemala Supplier Projects Image

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    09-16-10

    Walmart Centroamerica and the World Environment Center Achieve Significant Energy and Environmental Improvements in El Salvador and Guatemala Supplier Projects

    The World Environment Center (WEC), together with Walmart Centroamérica, presented today the final results of their "Greening the Supply Chain" project that launched in January 2009. Over 18 months, from January 2009 through July 2010, 19 suppliers to Walmart Centroamérica a...

    International Paper Joins World Environment Center to Advance Sustainability Leadership Activities  Image

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    09-09-10

    International Paper Joins World Environment Center to Advance Sustainability Leadership Activities

    International Paper (NYSE: IP), a global paper and packaging company, today announced that it has joined the World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit organization, to advance its business commitments and practices in enhancing sustainable development across its va...

    World Environment Center and the Center for Corporate Sustainability Management at IMD Form Partnership to Advance Sustainable Business Solutions  Image

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    07-12-10

    World Environment Center and the Center for Corporate Sustainability Management at IMD Form Partnership to Advance Sustainable Business Solutions

    The World Environment Center (WEC) and the Center for Corporate Sustainability Management at IMD announced the formation of a joint partnership to assist global companies in implementing sustainable development in their business strategies and operations. The partnership wil...

    World Environment Center and Shanghai General Motors Announce Results of 2009 Greening the Supply Chain Project  Image

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    06-14-10

    World Environment Center and Shanghai General Motors Announce Results of 2009 Greening the Supply Chain Project

    The World Environment Center (WEC) and Shanghai General Motors (SGM) today announced the results of their 2009 "Greening the Supply Chain Initiative

    World Environment Center Announces Call for Nominations for 2011 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development Image

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    05-21-10

    World Environment Center Announces Call for Nominations for 2011 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

    The World Environment Center (WEC) is inviting nominations for the 27th WEC Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

    The WEC Gold Medal Award is the most prestigious recognition of a global company's ongoin...

    The Coca-Cola Company, FEMSA and The World Environment Center Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Costa Rica Image

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    03-16-10

    The Coca-Cola Company, FEMSA and The World Environment Center Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Costa Rica

    The Coca-Cola Company, FEMSA and the World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the launch of an innovative partnership to expand the sustainable development commitments of Coca-Cola and FEMSA's Costa Rican suppliers by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing w...

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