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Call for Nominations for Jurors for World Environment Center Sustainability Award

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July 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is seeking recommendations for sustainability experts to serve as members of the independent jury to select its yearly Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates systemic commitment to sustainability in business practice.

Nominate Your Company for the 2017 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Sept. 7)

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Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2017 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates systemic commitment to sustainability in business practice.

CH2M to Receive World Environment Center 2016 Gold Medal Award on May 19

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The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that the 2016 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to CH2M and presented to its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jacqueline Hinman on May 19, 2016 at the 32nd Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala in Washington, D.C. The Gold Medal Gala will be followed on May 20, 2016 by the WEC Gold Medal Colloquium.  

The World Environment Center and Coca-Cola FEMSA Co-Host Mexico Roundtable on UN SDGs

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April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.

Atlas Copco Ranked Top Machinery Company for Sustainability by Global 100

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Stockholm, Sweden, January 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, today was again recognized as the world’s most sustainable machinery company by the prestigious annual Global 100 list. 

The list, presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, ranks companies that prove they are increasing productivity while using less resources. Atlas Copco is ranked 34th overall, and is the only company in the machinery industry included on the list. It is the 10th time that Atlas Copco appears on the list.

World Environment Center Elects New Board Leadership for 2016

Strengthens Its Role as Premier Global Sustainability Organization
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December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Board of Directors today announced a new slate of officers and members to lead and strengthen this global non-profit organization for 2016 and beyond. Appointed as the new Chairman is Francisco Suárez Hernández, Corporate Affairs Officer of Coca-Cola FEMSA, based in Mexico City. Mr. Suárez is WEC’s first Chairman from Latin America. He will lead the Board’s efforts to assess and implement a new strategic plan and expand membership development and related initiatives in this and other regions.

CH2M Announced as Recipient of World Environment Center’s 2016 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development

Press Release

December 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that the 2016 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development has been awarded to CH2M, one of the world’s premier infrastructure and natural resource management companies. The award will be presented to CH2M Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jacqueline Hinman on May 19, 2016 at the 32nd Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala in Washington, D.C. The Gold Medal Gala will be followed on May 20, 2016 by the WEC Gold Medal Colloquium.  

Small and Medium Enterprises Adopt Sustainable Business Practices in Morocco

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October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Moroccan businesses by Improving operating costs, reducing materials, energy and water consumptions, and minimizing solid waste, wastewater and e air emissions. WEC has partnered with the Casablanca-based firm RIO (Reduce-Invent-Optimize) to implement the local activities and provide advanced technical expertise for the project.

Welcome to the Next Generation of Sustainable Development

by Terry F. Yosie, WEC President & CEO
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The year 2015 is shaping up as one of the most consequential years for environmental/sustainability policy in our lifetimes. In May, the Vatican published the Papal encyclical Laudato Si, a moral reference point for examining climate change; in August, the U.S.

Nominate Your Company for the 2016 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Aug. 21)

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August 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - 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 commitment to sustainability in business practice.

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