World Environment Center Partners With Better World Leadership to Advance Nonprofit Board Service: Preparing Business Leaders to Implement Sustainability
January 16, 2019 - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Better World Leadership (BWL) to prepare business leaders to implement sustainability. BWL studies provide evidence that nonprofit board service is an effective pathway for companies seeking to grow shareholder value by advancing diversity and inclusion, developing human capital for innovation, and helping to achieve global goals for sustainability. BWL is conducting further studies in 2019, presenting webinars, and convening multinational corporations seeking to establish, enhance, and expand their board service programs worldwide.
BWL studies have been conducted by Alice Korngold, Korngold Consulting LLC, with the support and participation of American Express, Comcast NBCU, Dow Chemical, HP, Johnson Controls, PIMCO, PwC, Symantec, Target, in addition to IMPACT2030 and PYXERA Global.
“WEC is ideally suited to promote nonprofit board service because the experience is so effective in preparing business leaders to find innovative solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges,” said Lori Michelin, President & CEO, WEC. “By serving as the Strategic Partner of BWL, WEC furthers its mission to advance sustainable development.”
About the 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 accelerate sustainability solutions through innovation, thought leadership and public-private collaboration. It manages projects for companies across their global operations, builds executive-level learning and competency in applying sustainable development 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. Twitter: @WorldEnCenter
About Better World Leadership (BWL)
With the support and participation of multinational corporations, BWL advances nonprofit board service to develop business leaders to address social, economic, and environmental challenges facing communities and the world. BWL is founded and led by Alice Korngold, President & CEO, Korngold Consulting, LLC. Korngold is the author of A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems…Where Governments Cannot. She is an advisor to multinational corporations and nonprofits, and teaches a graduate business course on sustainability and corporate governance at York University in Toronto, Canada. Twitter: @alicekorngold
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