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World Environment Center Launches Next Tier Membership Program

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September 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) has launched a new membership program, “Next Tier,” to join alongside their Global Membership program.

“Decarbonizing Value Chains: The Built Environment” - First in a Series of Executive Roundtables Focusing on Decarbonizing Scope 3 Emissions

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Eliminating greenhouse gas emissions in a company’s supply chain and among its customers—so-called Scope 3 emissions—is the biggest challenge in decarbonizing most businesses. Effective solutions are needed that companies can implement to decarbonize their value chains. Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, decades of experience with green buildings support a bold vision for net-zero buildings.

Nature Is Calling - The Business Case for Resilience


In late July, as wildfires and drought raged across the western United States, I paid a visit to my family’s farm in western Minnesota. The land has been in our family for 150 years – ever since my great-grandparents emigrated from Norway in the late 1800s and settled on a tall grass prairie that decades earlier had been taken from the indigenous Dakota people.

Second in a Series of WEC Executive Roundtables - “Walking the Talk: Accelerating the Transition to a Sustainable Food System and Regenerative Agriculture Per the EU Farm-to-Fork Strategy”

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In this WEC Executive Roundtable series, WEC sought to create a space for bottom-up conversations on what the European Food & Agriculture sector explicitly needs to thrive. The aim of this 2nd event was for participants to collaborate and debate problem statements that could help inform businesses’ broader approach and scale initiatives.

Join La RED & Fundación Centro Guatemalteco de Producción más Limpia’s Final Webinar Series on "Environmental Performance as a Competitive Advantage for Small Businesses"

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June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - La RED and the Fundación Centro Guatemalteco de Producción más Limpia (CGP+L) present the final webinar series "Environmental Performance as a Competitive Advantage for Small Businesses" on June 23, 24 & 25 at 11 AM CA / 12 pm Colombia-Panama-Mx / 1PM Chile ET.

These web series are part of the many courses offered by La RED and open to the public.  The course will provide training, guidance, and open a dialogue on how MSMEs in Central America and the region, can be more competitive, while implementing sustainable processes.

La Red de Innovación e Impacto Capacitaciones Especializadas


Nuevos talleres y curso para este mes de Junio enfocados en sustentabilidad para pequeños negocios.

  1. Economía Circular aplicado al modelo de negocio
  2. Introducción a la medición de la Huella de Carbono y
  3. Curso de Desempeño ambiental dirigido a pequeños negocios

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La Red de Innovación e Impacto Specialized Trainings


La Red offers new workshops and courses in June focused on sustainability for small businesses #LATAM

  1. Circular Economy applied to the business model,
  2. Introduction to the measurement of the Carbon Footprint and
  3. Course on Environmental Performance aimed at small businesses.

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Microsoft President, Brad Smith, Accepts the 2021 Gold Medal Award

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On June 9, 2021, The World Environment Center (WEC) honored Microsoft with the 37th annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. 

World Environment Center to Award 2021 Gold Medal for Corporate Sustainability to Microsoft During Annual Gold Medal Award Presentation

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June 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) will award its 37th annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development to Microsoft during the annual Gold Medal Award virtual presentation on June 9, 2021.

Climate Action for a Green Recovery?


This week WEC presents our 2021 Gold Medal Award to Microsoft. The pioneer of our digital age has also been a pioneer for sustainability with an impressive pledge: remove all the CO2 from the atmosphere that the company has emitted since it was founded. Microsoft is committed to decarbonize its business, invest with others in scaling carbon removal technologies (nature and technology-based), and push for public policies to transform the global economy


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