WEC and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs are excited to
announce the launch of open registration for the first Pathways to Prosperity in the
Americas Innovation Challenge, a competition that aims to boost the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Western Hemisphere. The Challenge will discover, field
test, and reward solutions that have a proven track-record of
successfully overcoming labor and environmental barriers to business. Entrants can register for the Pathways Innovation Challenge at challenge.wec.org, and further details are available in the press release.
The World Environment Center is pleased to announce that its 30th Annual
Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable
Development will be awarded to the Volkswagen Group. WEC’s
independent Gold Medal Jury determined that
Volkswagen earned the award on the merits of its long-term dedication to
integrating sustainability into its business products and operations, in particular through its holistic sustainable
business model, Think Blue.
Volkswagen will accept the Gold Medal Award
on Thursday, May 15, 2014, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony
in Washington, D.C. Please see the full press release for further information.
The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce the release of its 2013 Annual Review.
We invite you to take a look to learn more about our exciting
initiatives and successes of the past year, notably the award of a $2.45
million State Department grant and our new signature initiative,
Preparing Business Leaders for a Sustainable Future. (Click here for the
Chinese version.) Enjoy!