Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

Since 1997, the World Environment Center (WEC) has convened over 200 thought leadership events in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. Our events provide executive leaders with a platform to share strategic insights, learnings and best practices. WEC’s Thought Leadership agenda is member driven, providing companies with the opportunities to learn about current topics that are of greatest importance. Our events offer leading perspectives and include stakeholders from industry, NGOs, academia and the government.

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“Decarbonizing Value Chains: The Built Environment” - First in a Series of Executive Roundtables Focusing on Decarbonizing Scope 3 Emissions
Eliminating greenhouse gas emissions in a company’s supply chain and among its customers—so-called Scope 3 emissions—is the biggest challenge in decarbonizing most businesses. Effective solutions are needed that companies can implement to decarbonize their value chains. Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, decades of experience with green...
Sep 21, 2021 3:00 PM ET
Second in a Series of WEC Executive Roundtables - “Walking the Talk: Accelerating the Transition to a Sustainable Food System and Regenerative Agriculture Per the EU Farm-to-Fork Strategy”
In this WEC Executive Roundtable series, WEC sought to create a space for bottom-up conversations on what the European Food & Agriculture sector explicitly needs to thrive. The aim of this 2nd event was for participants to collaborate and debate problem statements that could help inform businesses’ broader approach and scale initiatives. Collective action is necessary to transition...
Aug 4, 2021 3:00 PM ET
WEC Virtual Roundtable “How to Achieve Net Positive Water” in Collaboration With Ecolab
Securing reliable supplies of clean, fresh water needed for the health and wellbeing of people, agriculture, industry, and nature will be a greater challenge in more parts of the world as climate change accelerates. Companies across many sectors will face increasing demands from regulators, investors, customers, and shareholders to use water more efficiently and contribute to water...
May 28, 2021 3:30 PM ET
WEC Hosts Virtual Workshop: “How Can Business Collaborate to Achieve Meaningful Impact on Advancing SDGs?”
On May 20, 2021 WEC hosted the Virtual Workshop: “How can Business Collaborate to Achieve Meaningful Impact on Advancing SDGs?” in collaboration with ERM and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Since the adoption of the SDGs in 2015, the business community has underlined its support for them, understanding that not just government but all stakeholders together bear responsibility to reach...
May 28, 2021 3:30 PM ET
WEC and Syngenta Convene Executive Roundtable: Business Strategies to Implement the EU Farm-to-Fork Strategy and Accelerate the Transition to a Sustainable Food System and Regenerative Agriculture
April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - On March 30, 2021, WEC and Syngenta convened the first of a series of four Executive Roundtables to discuss the EU green deal and key areas of focus and opportunities to accelerate the transition to a sustainable food system. With Petra Laux, Acting CSO, Syngenta and WEC President & CEO, Glenn Prickett opening the Roundtable, the virtual Roundtable brought...
Apr 21, 2021 9:00 AM ET

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