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World Environment Center and University of St. Gallen Launch Leadership Evaluation of “The Evolving Role of the Chief Procurement Officer”

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July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit thought leadership organization, and the chair of logistics management of the University St. Gallen (Switzerland), a center for research and education in procurement and supply chain management, today announced their collaboration to conduct an evaluation of the leading procurement practices of global companies across many business sectors.

World Environment Center Updates Gold Medal Criteria to Reflect Advances in Corporate Sustainability

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June 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today updated criteria for its Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development to reflect advances in corporate sustainability. The new criteria raise the bar for companies seeking to demonstrate success in sustainability leadership and address the following issues: 1) corporate sustainability commitment in governance, strategy, operations and products; 2) industry innovation; and 3) international sustainability leadership.

SC Johnson to Receive World Environment Center Gold Medal Award on May 14

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May 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to SC Johnson on Thursday, May 14, 2015, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C. The company is being recognized for its company-wide focus on sustainability and transparency, capped off by its rigorous Greenlist™ process to improve product ingredients. 

The World Environment Center Awards $2 Million to Scale Innovative Solutions to Support Small Business in Latin America

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Feb. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) has awarded approximately $500,000 to each of the four winners of the Pathways Innovation Challenge:  Lutheran World Relief, Núcleo Biotecnología Curauma, ICAM GROUP, and Vista Volcanes. These organizations are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America.  

World Environment Center Announces Election of 2015 Board Members

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January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit organization, announced today the election of two new members to its 2015 Board of Directors as well as the reappointment of two existing members. WEC welcomes the addition of Dr. Isabel Studer of Tec de Monterrey in Mexico City and Mr. Rupert Thomas of Royal Dutch Shell in The Hague.

SC Johnson to Receive World Environment Center's 2015 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development Achievements

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December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to SC Johnson. The company is being recognized for its comprehensive, company-wide focus on sustainability and transparency initiatives, capped off by its rigorous Greenlist™ process  to improve product ingredients. SC Johnson will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 14, 2015, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Nominate Your Company for the 2015 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (DUE AUG 29)

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August 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is currently accepting nominations for the 31st 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 29, 2014 through WEC's website.

Winners for $2M Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge Announced

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The U.S. Department of State, with the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partners, Context Partners, Baastel, and Earthshift, announced the four winners of the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge on July 25. These organizations presented the strongest local, high-impact solutions to empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean to address labor and environmental barriers to business. Pending final reviews, each will receive up to US$500,000 and technical support to scale up or replicate their initiatives in the region.

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