PR — Pitney Bowes Inc., the world’s leading provider of mailstream solutions, today announced that it is joining the World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that is a leader in advancing sustainable development business practices.
“We are very pleased to be a member of the World Environment Center and an active participant in its sustainability programs,” said Paul Robbertz, Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, Pitney Bowes Inc. “Through our membership with the World Environment Center, we aim to promote an increased awareness of the many advances the mailing industry has made and will continue to make, to significantly enhance the environmental sustainability of the mailstream.”
Dr. Terry F. Yosie, President & CEO of the World Environment Center, extended his welcome to WEC’s newest member by stating, “Pitney Bowes is a leading practitioner of sustainable development in its business sector and will add a new dimension to the portfolio of companies participating in the WEC.”
The World Environment Center, headquartered in Washington, D.C. with offices and operations in many emerging and developed markets, is unique in its direct application of sustainable development strategies and practices to the business operations of its members. WEC creates sustainable business solutions through individual projects in emerging markets; convenes leadership roundtables to shape strategic thinking across a range of sustainability topics; and honors industry excellence through its annual awarding of the Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. WEC members currently represent twelve different business sectors.