World Environment Center

World Environment Center President Calls for Major Actions to Bring Sustainable Business Solutions to Global Market Scale

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, DC - June 13, 2011 - World Environment Center President & CEO Terry F. Yosie, in a major address on key disruptive forces in the global economy, presented a four-point set of recommendations for expanding the speed and scale of progress to grow global markets for sustainable products and develop more collaborative approaches to innovation.

The World Environment Center and U.S. Department of State Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Chile

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Santiago, Chile, May 5, 2011 – The World Environment Center (WEC) today launches an innovative project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Chilean businesses by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. WEC is partnering with Chileoliva, the national industry association for the country’s olive and olive oil-producing sector to improve the industry’s overall environmental performance. The partnership is funded by the United States Department of State through its “Cleaner Production Private

The World Environment Center and SGM Wuling Launch Cleaner Production Partnership to Improve Competitiveness and Performance

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Liuzhou, Guangxi, China - March 28, 2011 - The World Environment Center (WEC) and GM China and its joint venture SGM Wuling (SGMW) have launched a pilot project to provide training to SGMW’s supply chain through WEC’s signature “Green Supply Chain” project. The project is an extension of WEC’s innovative collaboration with GM-China and its partners to improve performance among SGMW’s China-based suppliers.

White House Announces New World Environment Center Initiative in Chile

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 22, 2011 - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-governmental organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., applauds President Obama’s successful visit to advance the U.S.-Chile bilateral relationship and expand efforts to promote more sustainable economic development.  The U.S.

Nestlé S.A. to receive 2011 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - January 24, 2011 - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Twenty-Seventh Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Nestlé S.A. for its commitment to environmental sustainability across its value chain and throughout multiple levels of company management.

Smith & Nephew Joins World Environment Center to Advance Sustainable Business Practices

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - January 18, 2011—Smith & Nephew plc (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, and the World Environment Center (WEC) jointly announced today that Smith & Nephew has been elected as WEC’s newest Corporate Member. Headquartered in London, England, Smith & Nephew operates in 32 countries, with major manufacturing operations in the U.S.


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