Nominate Your Company for the 2018 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Sept. 18)
September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2018 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates deep, organization-wide commitment to sustainability in its business practice and beyond.
Submissions of the 2018 WEC Gold Medal Award Nomination Form must be received by Monday, September 18, 2017. Self-nominations are welcome. WEC membership is not required as a criterion for submitting a nomination nor for receiving the award.
Now in its 34th year, the WEC Gold Medal Award is the most prestigious recognition of a global company's contributions to sustainability, as embodied by the winning company’s global engagement and ongoing commitment to sustainable development. An independent jury of international experts in business and sustainability selects the Gold Medal awardee.
HP Inc. was the recipient of the 2017 Gold Medal Award, recognized in part for its corporate responsibility initiatives such as strategic alignment with 16 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, its comprehensive supply chain responsibility and circular economy efforts, and genuine commitment to advocating on behalf of migrant workers, refugees, and underserved populations.
Previous recent recipients of the WEC Gold Medal Award include: CH2M (2016), SC Johnson (2015), Unilever (2013), IBM (2012), Nestlé (2011), Walmart (2010), The Coca-Cola Company (2009), and Marks & Spencer (2008).
About the World Environment Center
WEC is an independent, global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices and operations of its member companies and in partnership with governments, multi-lateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders. WEC’s mission is to promote business and societal value by advancing solutions to sustainable development-related problems. It manages projects for companies across their global operations, builds executive level learning and competency in incorporating sustainable development principles across a number of business sectors, and recognizes performance excellence through an annual awards program. WEC is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in China, El Salvador and Germany.