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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.

    GM Holden to 'Green' its Supply Chain Image

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    04-03-08

    GM Holden to 'Green' its Supply Chain

    April 3, 2008 - GM Holden and the World Environment Center (WEC) are joining forces to launch a program to help GM Holden and its suppliers improve their environmental performance.

    Announced today at GM Holden's Port Melbourne headquarters, the ...

    ENSR Joins World Environment Center to Advance Sustainable Development Activities Image

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    04-01-08

    ENSR Joins World Environment Center to Advance Sustainable Development Activities

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 1, 2008 - ENSR, one of the world's leading global environmental management and sustainability firms, announced that it is joining the World Environment Center (WEC), a global non- profit, non-advocacy organization that is a leader in advancing sust...

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    01-15-08

    Pitney Bowes Joins World Environment Center

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 15, 2008 "“ Pitney Bowes Inc., (NYSE: PBI - News) the world’s leading provider of mailstream solutions, today an...

    World Environment Center Announces Selection of Frank Werner as Director of Global Capacity Building and European Operations Image

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    01-07-08

    World Environment Center Announces Selection of Frank Werner as Director of Global Capacity Building and European Operations

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 7, 2008 - The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced the appointment of Frank Werner to lead its global capacity building program and serve as Director of its European Operations. Mr. Werner possesses extensive knowledge of and experience ...

    Protection of Biodiversity and Cultural Heritage Advanced in Mayan Rainforest Image

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    12-18-07

    Protection of Biodiversity and Cultural Heritage Advanced in Mayan Rainforest

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 18, 2007 - A new report issued by the Alliance to Conserve the Maya Forest-The Selva Maya Project-documents recent advances i...

    World Environment Center Announces New Board Leadership and Strategic Initiatives Image

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    12-12-07

    World Environment Center Announces New Board Leadership and Strategic Initiatives

    WASHINGTON, D.C.-December 12, 2007-The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced the election of new Officers and Members to its Board of Directors and approved the update of a strategic plan that establishes ambitious new initiatives for expanding the organization’s gl...

    Marks & Spencer to Receive 2008 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development Image

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    12-05-07

    Marks & Spencer to Receive 2008 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 5, 2007 "“ The World Environment Center's (WEC) Twenty-Fourth Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development has been awarded to Marks & Spencer for linking sustainability extensively with its supply chain...

    William K. Reilly and Fred Krupp to Address Role of Private Equity Firms and Environmental Protection at WEC's Washington Sustainability Forum Image

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    10-10-07

    William K. Reilly and Fred Krupp to Address Role of Private Equity Firms and Environmental Protection at WEC's Washington Sustainability Forum

    WASHINGTON D.C.- October 10, 2007 - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today that William K, Reilly, former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and Senior Advisor to TPG Capital, and Fred Krupp, President of Environmental Defense, will jointly speak on "T...

    Senator Joseph Lieberman To Inaugurate World Environment Center's Washington Sustainability Forum Image

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    09-25-07

    Senator Joseph Lieberman To Inaugurate World Environment Center's Washington Sustainability Forum

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- September 25, 2007 - The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced that Senator Joseph I. Lieberman (ID-Conn.), a leading voice in the U.S. Senate on environmental and national security issues, will deliver an address on "Climate Change and Energy Secu...

    General Motors and World Environment Center Report Significant Results in China "Green Supply Chain Project" Image

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    07-31-07

    General Motors and World Environment Center Report Significant Results in China "Green Supply Chain Project"

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - July 31, 2007 - The General Motors Corporation (GM), Shanghai General Motors (SGM) and the World Environment Center (WEC) have reported significant energy efficiency, environmental and water conservation improvements in a demonstration project involving eig...

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