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World Environment Center Elects New Emeritus Directors

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October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As part of an ongoing commitment to expand its thought leadership, diversity and effectiveness as a global sustainability organization, the World Environment Center’s Board of Directors has elected the following individuals as Emeritus Directors:

La Red de Innovacion e Impacto: Supporting Micro, Small and Medium-sized Businesses to Foster Growth and Prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Learn more about La Red de Innovación e Impacto (La Red). La Red is a network of 37 member organizations in 11 countries that support micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to drive sustainable economic growth and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

This is achieved through collaboration, providing technical assistance, making expert connections and identifying opportunities that have a high social impact.

Over the 6 years of the project, we've managed to support:

A Hot Summer for Sustainability

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It’s been a busy summer for sustainability leaders. Companies have issued new goals and strategies at an astonishing rate. Just since June:

World Environment Center Elects New Board Members

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As part of an ongoing commitment to expand its thought leadership, diversity and effectiveness as a global sustainability organization, the World Environment Center’s Board of Directors has elected three individuals for Board membership. They are:

  • Lauren Hopkins

Managing Principal (San Francisco Office), Beveridge & Diamond (USA)

World Environment Center Elects New Board Officers

New WEC board appointments continue accelerating global sustainability solutions
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July 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Board of Directors has elected the following individuals as its Officers. 

WEC’s outgoing Chair, Kelly Semrau, formerly the Senior VP of Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability, SC Johnson, commented that “she has been honored to lead the organization for the last three years and is confident in the future of our programs and governance given the strength and leadership profile of the new officers.”

2020 WEC Board of Directors:

World Environment Center Launches New Website

New website provides easier access to WEC's work & its impact
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The World Environment Center is pleased to announce the launch of its new redesigned website, www.wec.org. The site, designed by Elevation Web Group, has a fresher look that is informative and easier to navigate. It better communicates the tremendous impact WEC has in its thought leadership & capacity building programs.

Visit the new website today and learn what WEC has to offer at www.wec.org.

Systemic Racism: What It Means for WEC

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It feels like the world is coming apart.  First, COVID-19 devastated our communities and shut down our economy.  Now America's cities are burning in reaction to the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, and the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Robert Avitia, the latest victims in a wave of violence against people of color. 

For those of us dedicated to sustainable development, it can be hard to stay focused on long-term goals that seem remote in comparison to today’s urgent crises.  

But are they?

El Desafío y la Oportunidad

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Imagine una amplia gama de ecosistemas que comprende un paisaje diverso y hermoso con millones de personas trabajadoras comprometidas con el medio ambiente. América Central es una región que enfrenta enormes desafíos para conservar áreas saludables que representan su patrimonio de recursos biológicos y naturales. Además, el desafío es que el crecimiento de la población y la falta de vitalidad económica contribuyen al estrés en esta región.

The Challenge and The Opportunity

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Imagine a vast array of ecosystems comprising a diverse and beautiful countryside with millions of hard-working people committed to the environment. Central America is a region that faces enormous challenges conserving healthy areas that represent their biological and natural resources heritage. Also, challenging is that the population growth and lack of economic vitality that can contribute to stress in this region.

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