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Mundo Latino: Iniciativa apoyará micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica

Por: Rodrigo Martinez
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Publicado originalmente por mundolatinomedia.com

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto. El concurso busca identificar, premiar y apoyar micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.

Mundo Latino: Initiative Aids Microenterprises in Central America

Por: Rodrigo Martinez
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Originally Published on mundolatinomedia.com

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto para identificar, premiar y apoyar microemprendimientos dentro de Centroamérica.

Managing for Business and Societal Impacts: Erb Institute and World Environment Center Roundtable (Washington D.C)

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The University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Sustainability in Business (Erb) and the World Environment Center (WEC) brought together 40 senior-level thought leaders and executives from business, academia, government and nonprofits, as well as selected Erb Institute students, for a roundtable discussion.

Held November 30 to December 1, 2017, in Washington, D.C., with support from the Dow Chemical Company, the roundtable was a highly interactive, peer-to-peer conversation, operating under Chatham House rules to foster honest and open dialogue.

WEC and DFGE Expand Their Partnership to Foster Transparent CSR Information

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World Environment Center (WEC) and DFGE Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy will expand their cooperation to help organizations to better integrate Sustainability Intelligence into companies’ daily business from a corporate as well as from a global perspective. First outcome of the partnership will be another webinar in March 2018 addressing "Climate-related Disclosures and Investment Decisions".

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World Environment Center (WEC) and DFGE Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy will expand their cooperation to help organizations to better integrate Sustainability Intelligence into companies’ daily business from a corporate as well as from a global perspective. First outcome of the partnership will be another webinar in March 2018 addressing "Climate-related Disclosures and Investment Decisions".

Exploring Best Practices for Human Rights Issues – An Erb Institute/WEC roundtable

By Allison Torres Burtka
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The field of sustainability began with environmental issues, which brought about standards and regulations that companies must follow. But human rights issues don’t yet have the same kind of established standards. “It’s still a relatively new dialogue and language for the business community,” said Theresa Loar, an independent consultant who focuses on human rights in business. “While there are excellent UN guiding principles, it’s not the same thing as your government setting certain requirements and standards.

Better World Leadership: New Study by Business Author Alice Korngold Shows the Value of Nonprofit Board Service in Advancing Diversity and Inclusion, Innovation, and the U.N. SDGs.

Study conducted with the World Environment Center and leading companies.
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Alice Korngold, President and CEO of Korngold Consulting, and author of two highly acclaimed books on board governance, service, and global problem-solving, releases a new study evaluating the leadership development value of nonprofit board service. The study also shows how companies can enhance nonprofit board-matching services for their employees.

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

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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

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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
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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.  

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