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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.

    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...

    Landmark MOU between Singapore Environment Council and World Environment Center to Help Companies Churn Profits  Image

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    02-10-09

    Landmark MOU between Singapore Environment Council and World Environment Center to Help Companies Churn Profits

    - On 10 February 2009, the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the World Environment Center (WEC). This landmark partnership between a Singaporean NGO and a well-established international environmental organisation will result in a s...

    The Coca-Cola Company to Receive 2009 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development Image

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    01-27-09

    The Coca-Cola Company to Receive 2009 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 27, 2009 - The World Environment Center's (WEC) Twenty-Fifth Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development has been awarded to The Coca-Cola Company for implementing strategic business initiatives in th...

    Wal-Mart Stores and World Environment Center Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Central America Image

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    01-13-09

    Wal-Mart Stores and World Environment Center Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Central America

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 13, 2009 - The World Environment Center (WEC), in partnership with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., today announced the launch of a major initiative which aims to increase cleaner production and energy efficiency (CP/EE) practices in two countries, El Salvad...

    Intel Joins World Environment Center To Advance Long-Term Sustainability Goals Image

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    11-12-08

    Intel Joins World Environment Center To Advance Long-Term Sustainability Goals

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 11, 2008 - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that is a leader in advancing sustainable development business practices, today announced that Intel, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, is jo...

    Boeing Joins World Environment Center to Advance  Global Sustainability Leadership   Image

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    09-03-08

    Boeing Joins World Environment Center to Advance Global Sustainability Leadership

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 2, 2008 - The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA], the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined, today announced that it is joining the World Environment Center (WEC...

    World Environment Center Establishes New Shanghai Office to Deliver Sustainable Business Value-Announces Strategic Partnership With JPI Group Image

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    07-09-08

    World Environment Center Establishes New Shanghai Office to Deliver Sustainable Business Value-Announces Strategic Partnership With JPI Group

    WASHINGTON,D.C. and SHANGHAI,CHINA, - July 8, 2008 - The World Environment Center (WEC), an independent, global non-profit and non-advocacy organization whose mission is to advance sustainable development in the business strategies and operations of global companies, today a...

    Marks & Spencer Expands Sustainable Development Capability By Joining World Environment Center Image

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    06-24-08

    Marks & Spencer Expands Sustainable Development Capability By Joining World Environment Center

    WASHINTON, D.C., - June 24, 2008 - Marks & Spencer, a leading global retail company, today announced that it is joining the World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit organization that advances sustainable business performance, to increase its capabilities to im...

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