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WEC Gold Medal Symposium: “Fostering Entrepreneurship in Value Chains”

November 17, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+0

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The World Environment Center (WEC) and AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer, convened the WEC Gold Medal Symposium on Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Value Chains on Thursday, November 17th live in New York City!

Tackling the climate crisis and other sustainable development challenges requires all the collective energies that society can muster. By supporting entrepreneurship in value chains, the private and public sectors can play a key role in promoting sustainable and resilient development.

AB InBev’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Ezgi Barcenas, convened a diverse group of sustainability leaders to explore Entrepreneurship as a key aspect of a forward-looking ESG strategy. WEC, which advances sustainable development through corporate business practices, co-hosted and moderate the event.

Our speaker’s line-up included executives from AB InBev, Colgate Palmolive, Inter-American Development Bank and more!

About WEC Gold Medal Symposium
AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer, was the recipient of the 2022 WEC Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award was presented to AB InBev CEO Michel Doukeris at an in-person ceremony at Washington, DC’s Planet Word on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. This symposium was part of the series recognizing and acknowledging AB InBev’s outstanding work.

The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that has integrated sustainability into its business practices, created ground-breaking solutions to critical environmental and social challenges, and demonstrated global leadership to accelerate progress toward a sustainable future. An independent Gold Medal Jury comprised of recognized sustainability experts selects the Gold Medalist through a global competition among nominated companies invited to apply for the Award. This event is part of a series of Symposiums hosted by WEC to recognize AB InBev and raise important dialogues on relevant sustainability topics. You can read the press release here.

This is an invitation only event.


November 17, 2022
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+0
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