Former WEC Board Chair Francisco Suárez Hernández Recognized as one of the 100 Latinos Most Committed to Climate Action

Strengthening the voice of Latinos in the environmental movement

The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that Francisco Suárez Hernández, Director Emeritus of WEC, has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential Latinos.

Los 100 Latinos’ list, highlights individuals for their commitment in areas such as climate activism, communications, environmental rights, sustainable policies, and corporate impact.

Throughout his career, Francisco has been committed to addressing the challenges of sustainable development, leading the way towards effective solutions.

He was the first Latino to be Chair of WEC’s Board of Directors (2015-2018) and has been part of organizations like Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, A.C and member of the Global Agenda Council on the Future of Consumer Industries for the World Economic Forum (WEF).

As global board chair of WEC, Francisco personally led outreach to leading Mexican businesses and engaged them as new members of the organization, helping to advance climate action and sustainable development through business practices.

“I’ve known Francisco for over a decade, he is one of the most dedicated and energetic executives that I’ve worked with in the global business community on climate, water, and sustainability.” “Congratulations Francisco, on this well-deserved recognition.” Glenn Prickett, President & CEO of the World Environment Center.

WEC Board Appoints Glenn Prickett President and CEO

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Glenn Prickett has been appointed President and CEO of the World Environment Center (WEC). Glenn brings three decades of extensive experience leading international environmental, natural resource and climate change policy in some of the world’s preeminent international organizations.

WEC is a global, independent organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices of its member companies, in partnership with governments and civil society. Its member companies are leaders in sustainability implementation around the world. With headquarters in Washington, DC, WEC has offices, programs and capabilities in Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. 

Press release can be found here.