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Capacity Building

The World Environment Center oversees a range of capacity building initiatives that advance sustainability, including: improving energy efficiency; reducing the use of water and other natural resources; enhancing environmental, health and safety performance; reducing chemical risks; investing in social capital; and preparing business leaders for a sustainable future.

The goal of WEC’s capacity building initiatives is to plan and achieve concrete, measurable results that contribute to both business and society and assist participating companies in becoming more competitive. This approach to capacity building emphasizes the development of cooperative relationships with business partners, government agencies, communities, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders.

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U.S. Department of State Awards WEC to Promote Environmental Governance in Morocco and Jordan
March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United States Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs has funded the World Environment Center to promote environmental governance through improved practices and technologies in Morocco and Jordan.  The purpose of this initiative is to strengthen environmental governance that will lead to the adoption of...
Mar 6, 2019 3:00 PM ET
Entrevista con Lori Michelin, CEO y Presidente del World Environment Center (WEC), y Francisco Suárez, Presidente Anterior del Consejo Directivo del WEC, Sobre el Fomento de Soluciones con Empresas Para Abordar el Desarrollo Sostenible
La Sra. Michelin y el Sr. Suárez discuten el trabajo de sostenibilidad global del WEC y su misión de promover la sostenibilidad en asociación con las compañías miembros del WEC, los gobiernos, las instituciones multilaterales y académicas, y otras ONGs.   El Sr. Suárez comparte cómo compañías miembro como Coca Cola-FEMSA, de la cual es el Director de Desarrollo de Negocios, participan en las...
Jan 22, 2019 3:00 PM ET
An Interview With Lori Michelin, CEO & President of the World Environment Center (WEC), and Francisco Suarez, Former Chair of the Board of WEC, on Fostering Solutions With Business to Address Sustainable Development
Ms. Michelin and Mr. Suarez discuss the global sustainability work of WEC and its mission to advance sustainability in partnership with WEC member companies, governments, multilateral and academic institutions, and other NGOs.   Mr. Suarez shares how member companies such as Coca Cola-FEMSA, of which he is the Director of Business Development, participate in WEC’s forefront activities and...
Jan 22, 2019 3:00 PM ET