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The World Environment Center advances sustainable development through corporate business practices. Headquartered in Washington, D.C. with offices in Europe and Latin America, WEC creates business solutions through Executive Roundtables on key sustainability challenges, builds capacity of small enterprises in emerging markets, and honors industry excellence through its annual Gold Medal Award. WEC is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization. For more information, please visit www.wec.org.

    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 ...

    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...

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