Capacity Building

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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Application Extension Announced for “Power to Grow,” a U.S. Department of State Program to Support Micro-Enterprises in Central America
April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the La Red de Innovacion e Impacto (the Innovation and Impact Network) announced the extension of the application deadline for the Power to Grow Innovation Challenge until May 14, 2018. Power to Grow is a search to discover and reward non-profit organizations empowering micro-enterprises in Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua,...
Apr 30, 2018 8:30 AM ET
infocafés: EE.UU. apoyará con asesoría a productores de cacao en El Salvador
El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos abrió la convocatoria para que microempresas o pequeñas cooperativas dedicadas al cultivo de cacao puedan inscribirse en el concurso El Poder de Crecer, el cual premiará a los ganadores con acceso a asesoría por un capital de hasta $43,000 para promover una solución de negocios. La iniciativa es impulsada por la Red de Innovación e Impacto...
Apr 23, 2018 4:30 PM ET
infocafés: US Supports Cocoa Farmers From El Salvador Through Technical Assistance
The US Department of State launched a call for proposals to allow micro enterprises or small cooperatives dedicated to cocoa farming to apply to the Power to Grow Challenge, which will provide the awardees with up to $43,000 to promote their business solution. The initiative is promoted by State Department’s La Red de Innovación e Impacto and with the collaboration of World Environment...
Apr 23, 2018 4:30 PM ET
Hoy!: Opportunity for small and medium enterprises of Nicaragua
“Power to Grow” is the challenge that La Red de Innovación e Impacto is promoting with the goal to support micro enterprises of the agriculture, agroindustry and textile sectors in Central America. Regarding Nicaragua, the selected organization will be working with Centro de Producción Más Limpia de Nicaragua (CPmL-N) and will be required to be knowledgeable about the agriculture and...
Apr 20, 2018 4:00 PM ET
Hoy!: Oportunidad para la pequeña y mediana empresa de Nicaragua
“El Poder de Crecer” es el concurso que impulsa la Red de Innovación e Impacto con el objetivo de apoyar diversos microemprendimientos en los sectores de agricultura, agroindustria y textil en Centroamérica. En el caso de Nicaragua, la organización seleccionada deberá trabajar con el Centro de Producción Más Limpia de Nicaragua, (CPmL-N), tener conocimiento de los sectores de...
Apr 20, 2018 4:00 PM ET