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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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WEC Otorga $2M a Escalar Soluciones Innovadoras para Apoyar PYMEs en América Latina
Feb. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - El Centro Mundial de Medio Ambiente Mundial (World Environment Center - WEC) ha otorgado aproximadamente $ 500.000 a cada uno de los cuatro ganadores del Concurso de Innovación Caminos a la Prosperidad: Lutheran World Relief,...
Feb 23, 2015 2:00 PM ET
The World Environment Center Awards $2 Million to Scale Innovative Solutions to Support Small Business in Latin America
Feb. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) has awarded approximately $500,000 to each of the four winners of the Pathways Innovation Challenge:  Lutheran World Relief, Núcleo Biotecnología Curauma, ICAM GROUP, and Vista Volcanes. These organizations are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic...
Feb 23, 2015 1:15 PM ET
World Environment Center Expands U.S. Department of State “Challenge” Program to Include More Innovators in Latin America
September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of State has awarded the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partners, Le Groupe-conseil baastel ltée (Baastel) and Context Partners, additional funding to select and bring to scale...
Sep 17, 2014 4:15 PM ET
Winners for $2M Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge Announced
The U.S. Department of State, with the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partners, Context Partners, Baastel, and Earthshift, announced the four winners of the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge on July 25. These organizations presented the strongest local, high-impact solutions to empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean to address...
Aug 6, 2014 11:00 AM ET

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