SOURCE: World Environment CenterDESCRIPTION:
July 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is seeking recommendations for sustainability experts to serve as members of the independent jury to select its yearly Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates systemic commitment to sustainability in business practice.
Now in its 33rd year, the WEC Gold Medal Award is the most prestigious recognition of a global company's contributions to sustainability, as embodied by the winning company’s global engagement and ongoing commitment to sustainable development, and as reflected in the award criteria. Previous recent recipients of the WEC Gold Medal Award include: CH2M (2016), SC Johnson (2015), Unilever (2013), IBM (2012), Nestlé (2011), Walmart (2010), The Coca-Cola Company (2009), and Marks & Spencer (2008).
WEC seeks recommendations for new jury members who are senior-level individuals from among academic, government (retired only), business (retired only), and NGO organizations. Candidates from, or with expertise in, regions such as Asia Pacific, Africa or Latin America are of particular interest, as are candidates with expertise in finance and investment, the circular economy, megatrend analysis, traceability, corporate goal setting and reporting, supply chain management, risk management and sustainability leadership and best practices.
Interested parties are encouraged to contact Ms. Casey Troy of WEC at email@example.com by July 29, 2016.
About World Environment Center
WEC is an independent, global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices and operations of its member companies and in partnership with governments, multi-lateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders. WEC’s mission is to promote business and societal value by advancing solutions to sustainable development-related problems. It manages projects for companies across their global operations, builds executive level learning and competency in incorporating sustainable development principles across a number of business sectors, and recognizes performance excellence through an annual awards program. WEC is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in China, El Salvador and Germany.
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