HP wins 2017 WEC Gold Medal Award

HPGoldMedal2WEC is pleased to announce that its 33rd annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to HP Inc. (HP). HP will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 11, 2017, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C. An independent jury selected HP’s application for corporate responsibility initiatives such as its strategic alignment with 16 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, its supply chain responsibility and circular economy efforts, and genuine commitment to advocating on behalf of migrant workers, refugees, and underserved populations. - See more at: http://3blmedia.com/News/HP-Inc-Receive-World-Environment-Centers-2017-Gold-Medal-Award-Corporate-Sustainability

2016 Annual Review Now Available

AR2016Whereas last year yielded agreements on important new commitments—a global climate accord, UN Sustainable Development Goals—this year began the important work of implementation for these and other important initiatives. WEC has mounted a major effort to assist companies to carry out their sustainability goals in harmony with the UN SDGs, explored the next generation of sustainability reporting, and begun an examination of disruptions and opportunities in business planning for the future. Our initiative examining the impact of sustainability in the C-suite continued with publication of a major new study on the transformation of the Chief Marketing Officer’s role and responsibilities. And, with an eye on the future, WEC’s Board of Directors is embarked on rethinking our strategic plan. Read about these and other exciting developments in the WEC 2016 Annual Review.

WEC Board Elects new 2017 Members
boardThe World Environment Center’s Board of Directors has elected three individuals for Board membership. They are Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business, Marks & Spencer (United Kingdom); Carol Ryerkerk Powell, Global Head and Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability, Bristol-Myers Squibb (United States); and Isabel Studer, Executive Director, Mexico and Northern Central America, The Nature Conservancy (Mexico). In addition to these appointments, the Board elected the following individuals as its 2017 Officers: Francisco Suárez Hernández, New Business Project Director, Coca-Cola FEMSA—Chair;  Linda J. Fisher—Vice Chair; Scott Fulton, President, Environmental Law Institute—Secretary; and Liz Maw, President & CEO, Net Impact—Treasurer. For the full announcement please see: http://3blmedia.com/News/World-Environment-Center-Elects-New-Board-Members-and-2017-Officers#sthash.VapRVKHs.dpuf