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World Environment Center Awards the 2022 Gold Medal for International Corporate Sustainability to AB InBev

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May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center was pleased to award its 38th Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development to Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s leading brewer. The Gold Medal Award was presented to AB InBev CEO Michel Doukeris at an in-person ceremony at Washington, DC’s Planet Word on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

Daniel Klier, CEO of ESG Book, Talks With WEC President & CEO Glenn Prickett About the New ESG Book Platform

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March 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Daniel Klier, CEO of ESG Book, joined WEC President & CEO Glenn Prickett to talk ESG Book – a new open-source platform that promises to make sustainability data available and comparable for all stakeholders. Watch or read the transcript to hear what ESG Book is and how it creates an impact.  

You can watch the full-length video & read the transcript here

World Environment Center to Award 2022 Gold Medal for Corporate Sustainability to AB InBev

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March 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center is pleased to announce that its 38th Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s leading brewer. The Gold Medal Award will be presented to AB InBev CEO Michel Doukeris at an in-person ceremony at Washington, DC’s Planet Word on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

World Environment Center Elects 2022 Board Officers

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February 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) Board of Directors has elected new Officers to lead the organization in 2022. The Board thanks its outgoing Chair, Scott Tew, VP Sustainability and Managing Director CEES, Trane Technologies, for his many years of dedicated service to WEC as Chair, Vice Chair, and Board Member.

WEC’s Officers for 2022 are:

- Chair: Emilio Tenuta, Senior Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer – Ecolab, Inc.

WEC President & CEO Glenn Prickett Interview With Peter Schnurrenberger, Chief SHE Officer at Roche

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February 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - WEC President & CEO Glenn Prickett spoke with Peter Schnurrenberger, Chief SHE Officer at Roche, on the eve of his retirement to discuss his work at Roche and his vision for the future. In the interview, Peter shares insights on how sustainability became a priority at Roche, how businesses can create impact, and the value WEC has for members.

New Report Released on Opportunities and Constraints for Companies in Adopting Nature-Positive Business Solutions

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  • Carbon and water are the biggest nature-based drivers of business value.
  • Companies are promoting regenerative agriculture and other practices, but until costs and risks are shared across the value chain, progress will be slow.
  • Food and beverage companies need to collaborate on systemic incentives for farmers to adopt nature-positive practices.

What Next After COP26? Be the Ball.

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Before, during, and after COP26, I could not stop thinking about the final scene in the movie Caddyshack. In the film, young Danny Noonan vies to win a golf match to fund his college tuition. His winning putt teeters on the edge of the 18th hole when suddenly the golf course explodes. Bedlam ensues, with people running in all directions. But caddy manager Lou Loomis keeps a steady eye on the ball. As the tremors build, the ball wiggles and drops into the hole. Victory! 

World Environment Center Elects Two New Board Members

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In continuation of the commitment to expand and advance our effectiveness as a global sustainability organization, the World Environment Center has elected two new members to the WEC Board of Directors – Kevin Butt, Director, Environmental Sustainability at Toyota North America and Zoe Haseman, Vice President, Global Sustainability at Jacobs.

Call for Nominations Now OPEN for WEC 2022 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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October 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the world moves to rebuild our economies and to tackle climate change and systemic injustices, corporate leadership on sustainable development is more important than ever. The Gold Medal Award recognizes excellence and provides inspiration to other companies worldwide. Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2022 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

Decarbonizing Value Chains Requires the Next Tier of Sustainability Leaders

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Private sector decarbonization commitments are more vital than ever to meet the challenge of climate change. Only days remain until the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow where governments are expected to “ratchet up” their commitments under the Paris Agreement to avoid catastrophic climate change.

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