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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Climate Action for a Green Recovery?
This week WEC presents our 2021 Gold Medal Award to Microsoft. The pioneer of our digital age has also been a pioneer for sustainability with an impressive pledge: remove all the CO2 from the atmosphere that the company has emitted since it was founded. ...
Jun 7, 2021 10:30 AM ET
Time for a Reset
Spring has arrived on time in Washington, DC. Tender yellow and white buds poke out of forsythias and magnolias. Warm sunshine and fresh, earthy smells fill the air. Nature is renewing itself like clockwork. In the Prickett family, we are preparing for Passover seder. Wait, didn’t we just have a Zoom seder? Where did the year go? And at the same time, how did it feel so unbearably long...
Mar 30, 2021 3:45 PM ET
Turning the Page on 2020
As I write this, encouraging reports on President-elect Joe Biden’s early cabinet picks and policy plans suggest that we are starting to turn the page on 2020 at last.     Of course, we are not through the global pandemic yet.  Infections rates are rising, promising a long winter with more suffering and death among vulnerable populations.  With stimulus funds drying up, the prospect of...
Dec 8, 2020 2:30 PM ET
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

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