World Environment Center (WEC)

2018: A Year of Living Anxiously

by Terry F. Yosie, WEC President & CEO

2018, like most years, has begun with statements both hopeful and optimistic about what the new year may bring.  And there are many positive developments in global sustainability to acknowledge, including the on-going implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement by many nations; increasing collaboration among business, non-government organizations and other institutions on renewable energy, food waste and other issues; the expanding human rights agenda; women’s empowerment; and accelerating investor interest in sustainability. So far…so good.

Ecolab to Receive World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

Press Release

January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 34th annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Ecolab. The Chief Executive Officer of Ecolab will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 17, 2018, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Better World Leadership: New Study by Business Author Alice Korngold Shows the Value of Nonprofit Board Service in Advancing Diversity and Inclusion, Innovation, and the U.N. SDGs.

Study conducted with the World Environment Center and leading companies.
Press Release

Alice Korngold, President and CEO of Korngold Consulting, and author of two highly acclaimed books on board governance, service, and global problem-solving, releases a new study evaluating the leadership development value of nonprofit board service. The study also shows how companies can enhance nonprofit board-matching services for their employees.

Sustainability Highlights: HP Takes Home Gold for Its Work to Make the Planet Green

by Nathan Hurst, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer

As we continue to reinvent our products, business models and supply chain at HP, we are building a legacy of sustainable design. We are reducing our environmental impact, and leading by example to create a more efficient, circular and low carbon economy.

World Environment Center Appoints Three Global Sustainability Leaders to its Independent Gold Medal Jury

Press Release

The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to welcome three new jurors to its Gold Medal Award Jury. The WEC Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development, now in its 33rd year, is a prestigious global accolade that recognizes sustainability excellence in an international company. Companies must apply for the award as part of a global competition, which culminates in the Gold Medal jury’s rigorous selection process to select a recipient.


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