Advancing Sustainable Development Through Corporate Business Practices

See how we’re helping companies navigate climate change, advancements in technology, business innovations, and other variables in the evolving business landscape through our corporate sustainability events and executive roundtables


The World Environment Center is a global nonprofit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices of member companies and in partnership with governments, multilateral organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and other stakeholders.

WEC creates sustainable business solutions through individual projects in emerging markets; convenes leadership roundtables to shape strategic thinking across a range of sustainability topics; and honors industry excellence through the annual awarding of our Gold Medal Award.

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The World Environment Center Gold Medal Award

The Annual WEC Gold Medal Award is presented to a company that demonstrates outstanding achievement in business sustainability. Check out the press release to learn more about this year’s winner, Jacobs, for their outstanding accomplishments in business sustainability initiatives.

Here’s what business leaders say about the WEC:

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Francisco Suárez Hernández

New Business Project Director at
Coca-Cola FEMSA former Chair
of the Board at WEC

“WEC is an agile partner that works well with leading organizations to address sustainability issues locally and globally.”

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Kelly M. Semrau

Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability Chair, WEC Board of Directors

“WEC is able to quickly convene business, government, NGO and university leaders on topics that are important to business.”

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Ralf Pfitzner

Vice President Sustainability,

“WEC’s events are very honest, open-exchange meetings on non-competitive issues that help me to generate new ideas.”

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