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

Advancing Corporate Sustainability: Guidance on How to Get to the Next Level


This is an invitation only event. As part of a World Environment Center initiative to support international companies that...

Company Practice on Communicating Carbon Neutrality Goals and Achievements: How to Avoid Misunderstandings


Please join Liz Willmot (Microsoft), Ralf Pfitzner (Volkswagen), Cynthia Cummis (WRI/SBTi) and Wolfgang Berger (DFGE – Institute for Energy,...

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°) is scheduled for...