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SC Johnson, Ingersoll Rand And World Environment Center Launch Collaboration To Develop Business Leaders

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May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit organization, in partnership with S.C. Johnson and the Ingersoll Rand Foundation, announces today the launch of a major new initiative entitled Preparing Business Leaders for a Sustainable Future. Responding to a direct, stated need of business executives for improved sustainability skills of its newest hires, WEC will engage leaders in business and academia to integrate the design and teaching of sustainability within the core curriculum of leading universities.

Volkswagen Group Receives World Environment Center’s 30th Anniversary Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development in 2014

Award recognizes Volkswagen’s holistic approach to sustainability
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Washington, D.C., May 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Volkswagen Group has earned the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 30th Anniversary Gold Medal award for its comprehensive commitment to environmental preservation and eco-mobility. Christian Klingler, member of the Board of Directors of Volkswagen Group of America, and member of Volkswagen AG’s Board of Management responsible for Sales & Marketing, accepted the award in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 15, 2014.

Volkswagen Group to Receive 2014 World Environment Center Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development

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May 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 30th Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to the Volkswagen Group on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C. The company is being recognized for its commitments to environmental sustainability operations, most notably through its holistic approach to sustainability leadership.

Operating a Company to Account for Local Issues and Global Changes: What Have We Learned?

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For Earth Week, we are running guest posts from a number of influential companies and individuals in sustainability. Today's post is written by Terry Yosie, World Environment Center. 

Volkswagen to Receive World Environment Center’s 30th Anniversary Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development in 2014

Press Release

Washington, D.C., December 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ The World Environment Center (WEC) is announcing that its 30th Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to the Volkswagen Group. The company is being recognized for its comprehensive commitments to environmental sustainability operations, most notably through its holistic sustainable business model, Think Blue. Volkswagen will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 15, 2014, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Global Sustainability Leaders Publish New Framework for Preparing Business Executives Through Engineering Education

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Washington, D.C., December 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announces the publication of a peer-reviewed journal article, “Building a Sustainability Road Map for Engineering Education.” Appearing in the American Chemical Society’s ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, the article is authored by Neil C. Hawkins of The Dow Chemical Company, Robert W. Patterson of Royal Dutch Shell, John Mogge of CH2M HILL, and Terry F. Yosie of WEC.

World Environment Center Awarded U.S. Department Of State Innovation “Challenge” Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), through a grant by the U.S. Department of State, is launching a new program to select and bring to scale innovative, locally produced concepts in support of the multilateral Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas initiative (Pathways).

Nominate Your Company for the 2014 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability!

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August 2, 2013 /3BLMedia/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is accepting nominations for the 30th 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 9, 2013 through WEC's website. Self-nominations are welcome.

World Environment Center Project Partner Chileoliva Signs National Clean Production Standards Agreement

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SANTIAGO, CHILE, June 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announces today the successful signing of a Voluntary Agreement on Clean Production standards between Chileoliva, the leading industrial association of Chilean-produced olive oil, and the National Council of Clean Production (CPL).  This agreement is the result of the commitment of the industry, the guidance of the CPL, and WEC’s project with Chileoliva, funded by the U.S. Department of State – “Cleaner Production Private Sector Partnerships.”

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