World Environment Center

Nominate Your Company for the 2018 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Sept. 18)

Press Release

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.

VIDEO: World Environment Center Summary from WEC Chairman

Multimedia with summary

The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to share a new video from its chairman of the board, Francisco Suárez, in which he outlines WEC’s main corporate sustainability initiatives and progress from the past year.

Key points from Mr. Suárez are: 

  • Announcing WEC’s new strategic plan
  • Thought leadership on sustainability and issues such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, sustainability reporting, marketing, and the circular economy 
  • Welcoming 3 new WEC member companies
  • WEC’s vision for 2017 and beyond

Deirdre White, CEO at PYXERA Global, Discussed the Intersection of Sustainability and Business at the World Environment Center Roundtable

The Roundtable Highlighted How Businesses Can Successfully Incorporate Sustainability Strategies
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The U.S Department of State and World Environment Center Roundtable  hosted several leaders in sustainable business strategy, in Washington, DC, May 31. The Innovation and Best Practices in Clean Production and Greener Value Chains roundtable will include Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global.  

World Environment Center President & CEO Terry F. Yosie Stepping Down on December 31 After 11 Years of Service

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- World Environment Center (WEC) President & CEO Terry F. Yosie announced today that he will depart his post on December 31, 2017, after leading the organization since October 16, 2006.

Better World Leadership: Noted Business Author Alice Korngold to Partner with the World Environment Center to Conduct Nonprofit Board Leadership Study with Leading Companies

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Alice Korngold, President and CEO of Korngold Consulting, and author of two highly acclaimed books on board governance, service, and global problem-solving, is evaluating how nonprofit board service provides a unique opportunity for companies to develop their employees as leaders. The study will also show how companies can enhance nonprofit board-matching services for their employees.

HP Inc. to Receive World Environment Center’s 2017 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

Press Release

February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 33rd annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to HP Inc. (HP). HP will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 11, 2017, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

World Environment Center Elects New Board Members and 2017 Officers

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., Janurary 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment to expand its thought leadership, diversity and effectiveness as a global sustainability organization, the World Environment Center’s Board of Directors has elected three individuals for Board membership. They are:

·         Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business, Marks & Spencer (United Kingdom)

·         Carol Ryerkerk Powell, Global Head and Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability, Bristol-Myers Squibb (United States)

Call for Nominations for Jurors for World Environment Center Sustainability Award

Press Release

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.

Pages

Subscribe to World Environment Center