SC Johnson announced as 2015 WEC Gold Medal Winner
scjwecWEC is delighted to announce that its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to SC Johnson. The company is being recognized for its comprehensive focus on sustainability and transparency initiatives, capped off by its rigorous Greenlist™ process to improve product ingredients. SC Johnson will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 14, 2015, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C. For details on the Gold Medal's history and on the Greenlist™ initiative, please see the full press release.  
WEC Expands State Dept Challenge Program in Latin America
winners cropThe U.S. Department of State has awarded the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partners additional funding to select and scale innovative solutions in support of the multilateral Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas initiative. Culminating in the recent pitch and award ceremony, the Innovation Challenge sought out new ideas for generating inclusive economic growth under one of each of four Pathways areas: 1) Empowering Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs); 2) Facilitating Trade; 3) Developing a Modern Workforce; and 4) Promoting Sustainable Business Practices. WEC and its partners will support the State Department over the next three years to deepen the efforts of the Pathways program. The expansion will engage 26 semi-finalists to create a regional network in addition to providing the four Challenge awardees with up to $500,000 to scale their solutions. For more information, read the full press release.
2014 Annual Review Now Available

The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce the release of its 2014 Annual Review. We invite you to learn more about our exciting initiatives and successes of the past year, notably the award of a $4.05 million State Department grant and our latest thought leadership events. Enjoy!

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WEC’s Frank Werner (far left) with members of the Moroccan delegation at the launch of the WEC-U.S. Department of State Cleaner Production Partnership in