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WEC 2011 Gold Medal Gala Honors Nestlé S.A.

The 2011 WEC Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development was presented to Nestlé CEO Mr. Paul Bulcke on May 19, 2011 at the 27th Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala. Professor James Schorr of Vanderbilt Univesity presented the award on behalf of WEC.
WEC 2011 Gold Medal Gala Honors Nestlé S.A.

The 2011 Gold Medal

Nestlé S.A. was honored as the winner of the 27th World Environment Center Gold Medal Award for its commitment to environmental sustainability.  Mr. Paul Bulcke, Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé, accepted the award “on behalf of our Chairman and the 280,000 employees that make Nestlé today.”

Speaking at the presentation ceremony on May 19 in Washington, DC, Mr. Bulcke also stressed that “this award is a mandate, an obligation and motivation to do even better so that also future generations can enjoy Good Food and a Good Life with Nestlé.”

The WEC Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that has demonstrated a unique example of sustainability in business practice and is one of the most prestigious forms of recognition of a global company's ongoing commitment to the practice of sustainable development.

Nestlé was originally announced as the winner in January, ahead of this month's official prize ceremony.

Presenting the 2011 Gold MedalWEC President & CEO Dr. Terry F. Yosie, Professor James Schorr, Nestle CEO Mr. Paul Bulcke, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Senior Vice President of Sustainability Ms. Andrea Thomas, and WEC Chairman of the Board Mr. Jeff Seabright during the award presentation.

 

 

 

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