World Environment Center

La Prensa Gráfica: Non-profits to Be Awarded for Promoting Innovation Among MSMEs

By Javier Orellana

The US Department of State together with World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), and RioSlum Studio launched the “Power to Grow” Challenge. The challenge has been promoted by a partnership called La Red de Innovación e Impacto, funded by the US State Department.

infocafés: EE.UU. apoyará con asesoría a productores de cacao en El Salvador


El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos abrió la convocatoria para que microempresas o pequeñas cooperativas dedicadas al cultivo de cacao puedan inscribirse en el concurso El Poder de Crecer, el cual premiará a los ganadores con acceso a asesoría por un capital de hasta $43,000 para promover una solución de negocios.

La iniciativa es impulsada por la Red de Innovación e Impacto del Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos, con el apoyo del Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-Conseil Baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio.

infocafés: US Supports Cocoa Farmers From El Salvador Through Technical Assistance


The US Department of State launched a call for proposals to allow micro enterprises or small cooperatives dedicated to cocoa farming to apply to the Power to Grow Challenge, which will provide the awardees with up to $43,000 to promote their business solution.

The initiative is promoted by State Department’s La Red de Innovación e Impacto and with the collaboration of World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-Conseil Baastel Itée (Baastel), and  RioSlum Studio.

World Environment Center Announces the Appointment of New President and CEO, Lori Michelin

Press Release

April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) today announced the appointment of Lori Michelin as their new CEO & President.  Ms. Michelin will oversee WEC’s world-recognized programs and strategic mission to advance sustainable development and corporate sustainability in partnership with governments, multilateral organizations, the private sector, and other stakeholders.  Ms. Michelin comes from the Colgate-Palmolive Company, where she led their global sustainability initiatives as the Vice-President of Sustainability and Environmental, Health, and Safety.

Hoy!: Opportunity for small and medium enterprises of Nicaragua

By Wendy Quintero

“Power to Grow” is the challenge that La Red de Innovación e Impacto is promoting with the goal to support micro enterprises of the agriculture, agroindustry and textile sectors in Central America.

Hoy!: Oportunidad para la pequeña y mediana empresa de Nicaragua


“El Poder de Crecer” es el concurso que impulsa la Red de Innovación e Impacto con el objetivo de apoyar diversos microemprendimientos en los sectores de agricultura, agroindustria y textil en Centroamérica.


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