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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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10 Years of CAFTA-DR Environmental Cooperation: WEC's Remarks
CAFTA-DR:  10 Years of Environmental Cooperation: What Have We Learned? Remarks of Terry F. Yosie, President & CEO World Environment Center Before the Organization of American States Washington, D.C. May 5, 2016
May 6, 2016 8:30 AM ET
The World Environment Center and Coca-Cola FEMSA Co-Host Mexico Roundtable on UN SDGs
April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN. During the event, participants presented cases on...
Apr 12, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Small and Medium Enterprises Adopt Sustainable Business Practices in Morocco
October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Moroccan businesses by Improving operating costs, reducing materials, energy and water consumptions, and minimizing solid waste, wastewater and e air emissions. WEC has partnered with the...
Oct 14, 2015 6:55 PM ET