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

37th WEC Gold Medal Award Executive Roundtable


More details to come later in April 2021. The Executive Roundtable is open to WEC Global Members & by...

WEC VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: “How can Business Collaborate to Achieve Meaningful Impact on Advancing SDGs?”


Join us to discuss business action on the Sustainable Development Goals. Since the adoption of the SDGs in 2015,...

WEC-Ecolab EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE: “How to Achieve Net Positive Water”


Virtual Executive WEC Roundtable in collaboration with Ecolab Securing reliable supplies of water needed for the health and wellbeing...