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Global Sustainability Leaders Publish New Framework for Preparing Business Executives Through Engineering Education

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Washington, D.C., December 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announces the publication of a peer-reviewed journal article, “Building a Sustainability Road Map for Engineering Education.” Appearing in the American Chemical Society’s ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, the article is authored by Neil C. Hawkins of The Dow Chemical Company, Robert W. Patterson of Royal Dutch Shell, John Mogge of CH2M HILL, and Terry F. Yosie of WEC.

World Environment Center announces successful close of Chilean Olive Oil cleaner production project

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Santiago, Chile, October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today at the Annual National Conference on Olive Oil in Chile the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of the Chilean Olive Oil industry by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. Dr. Terry F. Yosie, WEC’s President and CEO, presented the final results of the project at the Conference. 

World Environment Center Awarded U.S. Department Of State Innovation “Challenge” Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), through a grant by the U.S. Department of State, is launching a new program to select and bring to scale innovative, locally produced concepts in support of the multilateral Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas initiative (Pathways).

Due Today, August 9! Nominate Your Company for the 2014 WEC Gold Medal in Sustainability!

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August 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is accepting nominations for the 30th WEC Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. Global corporations demonstrating a unique and sustained contribution to sustainable development will be eligible for consideration. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, August 9, 2013 at 11:59pm EST through WEC's website.

World Environment Center Project Partner Chileoliva Signs National Clean Production Standards Agreement

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SANTIAGO, CHILE, June 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announces today the successful signing of a Voluntary Agreement on Clean Production standards between Chileoliva, the leading industrial association of Chilean-produced olive oil, and the National Council of Clean Production (CPL).  This agreement is the result of the commitment of the industry, the guidance of the CPL, and WEC’s project with Chileoliva, funded by the U.S. Department of State – “Cleaner Production Private Sector Partnerships.”

Carnegie Mellon University Selects World Environment Center President & CEO Terry F. Yosie as Recipient of its 2013 Alumni Achievement Award

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Washington, D.C., June 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ —The Alumni Association of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has announced that Dr. Terry F. Yosie, President & CEO of the World Environment Center (WEC), will receive the university’s prestigious Alumni Achievement Award for 2013. The award recognizes alumni, students and faculty for their service to the university and its alumni for their achievements in the arts, humanities, sciences, technology and business.

The World Environment Center, Rio And U.S. Department Of State Launch Green Industries Partnerships In Morocco

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Casablanca, Morocco, May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) has today launched an innovative project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Moroccan businesses by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs.

World Environment Center, China Eco-Efficiency Research Center, and SGM Wuling Launch Partnership in Guangxi, China

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Liuzhou, Guangxi, China, May 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The World Environment Center (WEC), the China Eco-Efficiency Research Center (CERC), and SGM Wuling (SGMW) have launched the 2013 phase of an innovative environmental stewardship project to provide cleaner production and energy efficiency technology and practices to SGMW suppliers.  The project is the extension of an initial project conducted with a select set of suppliers in 2011 and 2012, and has now increased to include 22 participating suppliers, two of SGMW’s own plants, and five of the origina

Unilever to Receive the World Environment Center’s 2013 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development

Gold Medal Award ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 9, 2013
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Washington, DC, May 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2013 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be presented to Unilever CEO Mr. Paul Polman on May 9, 2013 at the 29th Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala in Washington, D.C.  Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will present the award before an audience of global sustainability leaders from business, government, non-governmental organizations, academia and other stakeholders.

World Environment Center Initiates Major New Sustainable Development Project with Latin American Universities

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(3BL Media) San Jose, Costa Rica – September 5, 2012 - The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced the launching of a major new initiative with universities in seven Latin American nations to improve the teaching and application of sustainable development. The initiative is supported by the U.S. Department of State in partnership with Higher Education for Development (HED).

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