World Environment Center is a global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices of member companies and in partnership with governments, multi-lateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders.
Our Events, Projects and Impact
Advancing Corporate Sustainability
An invitation only Webinar, where key Executives from Dow, Ecolab, Orbia, and Volkswagen, who will speak on key aspects of sustainability, including setting goals and targets, addressing climate change, managing water resources, and launching a new sustainability program.
SDG-Workshop: Measuring Impact from Company Engagement
This SDG-Business Workshop with 10 companies and our keynote speaker Sandra Wirth (of Swiss based Impact 360°) was held Feb 19, 2020 in Munich. It was the third in our annual series and focused on how companies measure impact that they have on the Sustainable Development Goals. Other topics covered were practices to prioritize SDG engagement, and how to involve the most critical departments to advance the SDGs, as well as opportunities for collaboration. The workshop was limited to company representatives.
Nonprofit Board Programs to Develop Business Leaders
WEC invited sustainability executives to learn and discuss the results of the new Better World Leadership (BWL) study of company practices for nonprofit board training and matching. The forum on Nonprofit Board Programs to Develop Business Leaders for a Sustainable Future was held Thursday, December 5, 3:30 – 5:30, followed by a reception, at Reed Smith, 599 Lexington Avenue in New York City.
WEC HostsLa Red Annual Summit
WEC and its partners hosted the 2019 Annual La Red de Innovación e Impacto Summit held in Panama City on October 22nd and 23rd, 2019. The Summit provided members with training and capacity building in, among other topics, communication and best management practices as well as networking opportunities with stakeholders and other key representatives from the region.
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“WEC is an agile partner that works well with leading organizations to address sustainability issues locally and globally.”
Francisco Suárez HernándezNew Business Project Director at Coca-Cola FEMSA former Chair of the Board at WEC
“WEC is able to quickly convene business, government, NGO and university leaders on topics that are important to business.”
Kelly M. SemrauSenior Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability Chair, WEC Board of Directors
WEC’s events are very honest, open-exchange meetings on non-competitive issues that help me to generate new ideas.
Ralf PfitznerVice President Sustainability, Volkswagen
WEC provides an excellent forum for sharing solutions across industry sectors. WEC is helping to move the debate and, at the same time, provides fantastic networking opportunities.
Graham LaneManaging Partner Central Europe Eurasia, ERM
WEC has the ability to attract very well informed speakers from diverse industries and from academia and NGOs. The structure of WEC’s Roundtables is very interactive with information sharing on practical solutions. WEC is a great platform to develop professional relationships.