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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.

    Marriott International And The World Environment Center Launch Cleaner Production Partnership In Central America Image

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    01-19-10

    Marriott International And The World Environment Center Launch Cleaner Production Partnership In Central America

    Marriott International and the World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the launch of an innovative partnership to further strengthen the environmental commitment of Marriott's Costa Rican suppliers by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw mat...

    The Energy and Resources Institute, Yale University and World Environment Center to Present Strategies for Managing Climate Change and Water Vulnerability at Copenhagen Climate Summit  Image

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    12-08-09

    The Energy and Resources Institute, Yale University and World Environment Center to Present Strategies for Managing Climate Change and Water Vulnerability at Copenhagen Climate Summit

    The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Yale University and the World Environment Center (WEC) will host a special event on "Climate Change and Water Vulnerability: Strategies and Practices for Emerging Water Management and Governance Challenges" on December 12 from 2:30-...

    Walmart Stores to Receive 2010 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development Image

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    12-07-09

    Walmart Stores to Receive 2010 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

    The World Environment Center's (WEC) Twenty-Sixth Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development has been awarded to Walmart for its commitment to alter the way products are sourced, manufactured, delivered, sold, and disposed.

    World Environment Center Elects Six New Global Leaders To Its Board Of Directors Image

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    12-03-09

    World Environment Center Elects Six New Global Leaders To Its Board Of Directors

    The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit, non-advocacy organization whose mission is to assist global companies implement sustainable development in their business strategies and operations, today announced the appointment of six global leaders to its Board o...

     Walmart's Sustainability Leader to Discuss Company Efforts and New Initiatives at November 18 World Environment Center Forum  Image

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    11-03-09

    Walmart's Sustainability Leader to Discuss Company Efforts and New Initiatives at November 18 World Environment Center Forum

    The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced that Walmart’s Senior Vice President for Sustainability, Matt Kistler, will be the featured speaker at the next Washington Sustainability Forum on November 18, 2009 at the Sofitel Hotel in Washington, D.C.

    Creating Business Value by Implementing Sustainable Development: A World Environment Center/Singapore Environment Council Roundtable Image

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    08-05-09

    Creating Business Value by Implementing Sustainable Development: A World Environment Center/Singapore Environment Council Roundtable

    August 5 /CSRwire/ - In today's global market economy corporations have more business opportunities and challenges than ever before. As the private sector's influence has grown, sustainable development has become an increasing business expectation. Companies must stimulate i...

    Nobel Laureate R.K. Pachauri to Discuss Key Climate Change Issues at July 21 World Environment Center Forum Image

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    07-14-09

    Nobel Laureate R.K. Pachauri to Discuss Key Climate Change Issues at July 21 World Environment Center Forum

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 14, 2009 - The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced that the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, Dr. R.K. Pachauri, will be the featured speaker at its next Washington Sustain...

    World Environment Center Announces June 1st Deadline for 2010 Gold Medal Award Nominations Image

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    05-20-09

    World Environment Center Announces June 1st Deadline for 2010 Gold Medal Award Nominations

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 20, 2009 - The World Environment Center (WEC) is inviting nominations for the 26th WEC Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

    The WEC Gold Medal Award is the most prestigious...

    World Environment Center and Shanghai General Motors Launch Cleaner Production Partnership with 80 Suppliers in China Image

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    04-07-09

    World Environment Center and Shanghai General Motors Launch Cleaner Production Partnership with 80 Suppliers in China

    SHANGHAI, CHINA. - April 7, 2009 - The World Environment Center (WEC) and Shanghai General Motors (SGM) have launched the 2009 phase of their innovative partnership to foster environmental stewardship among SGM's China-based suppliers through the Green Supply Chain pr...

    WEC Announces Call For Nominations For 2010 Gold Medal Award For International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development Image

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    03-25-09

    WEC Announces Call For Nominations For 2010 Gold Medal Award For International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

    March 24, 2009, Washington, D.C. - The World Environment Center (WEC) is inviting nominations for the 26th WEC Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

    The WEC Gold Medal Award is the most prestigious recog...

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