WEC Blog

WEC Blog

A blog focused on corporate leadership in sustainability, highlighting the voices of WEC leaders and member companies.

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A Hot Summer for Sustainability
It’s been a busy summer for sustainability leaders. Companies have issued new goals and strategies at an astonishing rate. Just since June: BP announced a strategy to reach its previously declared goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner, including a 40 percent drop in oil & gas production and a $5 billion annual investment in low-carbon energy by 2030....
Aug 11, 2020 11:00 AM ET
How Do We Shape the Future?
Today, on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, I planned to be with thousands on Washington, DC’s National Mall, calling for action on climate and sustainable development.  Instead, I write this message at my dining room table, with one ear tuned to the radio for the latest on the novel coronavirus pandemic. Yet even as our days are consumed with near-term challenges, as...
Apr 22, 2020 1:30 PM ET
2018: A Year of Living Anxiously
2018, like most years, has begun with statements both hopeful and optimistic about what the new year may bring.  And there are many positive developments in global sustainability to acknowledge, including the on-going implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement by many nations; increasing collaboration among business, non-government organizations and other institutions on renewable energy,...
Jan 26, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Presents 2016 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award to World Environment Center CEO Dr. Terry F. Yosie
The Alumni Association of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) has announced that Dr. Terry F. Yosie, President & CEO of the World Environment Center, will receive the university’s prestigious Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for 2016. The award recognizes alumni for their achievements in the arts, humanities, business, academia and public service. Dr. Michael A. Driscoll, IUP’s...
Apr 11, 2016 11:55 AM ET
Welcome to the Next Generation of Sustainable Development
The year 2015 is shaping up as one of the most consequential years for environmental/sustainability policy in our lifetimes. In May, the Vatican published the Papal encyclical Laudato Si, a moral reference point for examining climate change; in August, the U.S. government announced its final greenhouse gas controls for a broader Clean Power Plan; in September the UN will launch its sustainable...
Sep 15, 2015 5:25 PM ET

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