Thought Leadership

Strategic insights, learnings and best practices.

Since 1997, the WEC has convened over 200 thought leadership events in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. Our events provide executive leaders with a platform to share strategic insights, learnings and best practices. WEC’s Thought Leadership agenda is member driven, providing companies with the opportunities to learn about current topics that are of greatest importance. Our events offer leading perspectives and include stakeholders from industry, NGOs, academia and the government.

Current Focus Areas

  • Climate Change: Decarbonization & Resilience
  • Circular Economy & Plastic Waste
  • Water Resource Management
  • Sustainable Value Chains & Resilience
  • ESG Investing & the “Future Fit”- Company

Recent Thought Leadership Events

EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE: “Business Strategies to Implement the EU Farm to Fork Strategy”


More details to come. WEC Roundtable will discuss: • Strategies to accelerate the transition to regenerative agriculture• Deep dive...

EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE: “How Companies are Addressing Labor and other Human Rights Risks in their Supply Chains”


As we start the 2020 decade to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, we can expect the proliferation of social...

EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE: “The Future of ESG investment: How International Standards & Modern Data Analytics Integrate ESG in Mainstream Investment and Create the New Normal”


There is now global acknowledgment that the climate crisis is posing an immediate threat to business and financial markets....