SOURCE: World Environment CenterDESCRIPTION:
Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2017 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.
Nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, September 7, 2016 through WEC's website. Self-nominations are welcome. WEC membership is not required as a criterion for submitting a nomination.
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. An independent jury of international experts in business and sustainability selects the Gold Medal awardee.
CH2M was the recipient of the 2016 Gold Medal Award, recognized for its deep commitment to sustainability and social responsibility throughout the company, including valuing ecosystems services, partnering with leading environmental non-profits, and acting as a global leader in international water initiatives.
Previous recent recipients of the WEC Gold Medal Award include: SC Johnson (2015), Unilever (2013), IBM (2012), Nestlé (2011), Walmart (2010), The Coca-Cola Company (2009), and Marks & Spencer (2008).
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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