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Our Mission: Ceres is transforming the economy to build a just and sustainable future for people and the planet. 

Ceres is a nonprofit organization working with the most influential capital market leaders to solve the world’s greatest sustainability challenges. Through our powerful networks and global collaborations of investors, companies, and nonprofits, we drive action and inspire equitable market-based and policy solutions throughout the economy to build a just and sustainable future. For more information, visit ceres.org and follow @CeresNews. 

    Major Companies Join New Alliance to Accelerate Transition to Electric Vehicles Image

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    01-27-20

    Major Companies Join New Alliance to Accelerate Transition to Electric Vehicles

    Ceres announces the launch of a new alliance to help companies accelerate the transition to electric vehicles, a key component of tackling the climate crisis.

    The Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance will help member companies make and achieve bold commitments to fleet electrification, and ...

    BlackRock CEO Letter on Sustainable Investing Is a Game Changer for the Global Investor and Corporate Community Image

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    01-21-20

    BlackRock CEO Letter on Sustainable Investing Is a Game Changer for the Global Investor and Corporate Community

    CEO Larry Fink’s annual letter released today announcing that sustainability is at the center of BlackRock’s investment practices is a major turning point for the world’s largest asset manag...

    Clean Energy Act Will Ensure Virginia is a Leader in the Net-Zero Emissions Future Image

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    12-26-19

    Clean Energy Act Will Ensure Virginia is a Leader in the Net-Zero Emissions Future

    Ceres welcomes new clean energy legislation unveiled this week by Virginia lawmakers to transform the electricity grid and ensure Virginia leads the way in the transition to a net-zero emissions future.

    At a press conference Thursday morning, Virginia Sen. Jennifer McClellan and Dels. Rip ...

    Regional Pact to Tackle Transportation Emissions Presents a Bold Vision for a Clean Transportation Future Image

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    12-17-19

    Regional Pact to Tackle Transportation Emissions Presents a Bold Vision for a Clean Transportation Future

    Influential companies from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are praising governors today for advancing plans to modernize the region’s transportation system while reducing pollution from cars and trucks.

    Twelve states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshi...

    COP25 Negotiation Results Fail to Respond to Calls to Close Ambition Gap and Step up Action at Speed and Scale the Paris Agreement Demands Image

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    12-17-19

    COP25 Negotiation Results Fail to Respond to Calls to Close Ambition Gap and Step up Action at Speed and Scale the Paris Agreement Demands

    Sue Reid, vice president of climate and energy at Ceres, released this statement following the closing of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid (COP25) on Sunday.

    Inside and outside the halls of COP25, investors, companies and leaders from a c...

    Record 631 Institutional Investors Managing More Than $37 Trillion in Assets Urge Governments to Step up Ambition to Tackle Global Climate Crisis Image

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    12-10-19

    Record 631 Institutional Investors Managing More Than $37 Trillion in Assets Urge Governments to Step up Ambition to Tackle Global Climate Crisis

    631 institutional investors managing more than $37 trillion in assets urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, in a joint statement issued today at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP25). The 

    U.S. House Leaders Call for a Nationwide Goal to Achieve 100% Clean Energy by 2050 Image

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    11-26-19

    U.S. House Leaders Call for a Nationwide Goal to Achieve 100% Clean Energy by 2050

    As the Trump administration begins the formal process to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, U.S. House leaders dropped new legislation this week to establish a nationwide goal to achieve net-zero-carbon emissions across the entire economy by 2050.

    The legislation—100% Clea...

    Major Businesses and Higher Education Institutions in Pennsylvania Urge State Leaders to Accelerate a Low-Carbon Future Image

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    11-26-19

    Major Businesses and Higher Education Institutions in Pennsylvania Urge State Leaders to Accelerate a Low-Carbon Future

    Major businesses and higher education institutions across Pennsylvania called on state lawmakers today to prioritize policies that will accelerate the Commonwealth’s transition to a low-carbon economy. 
     
    More than a dozen investors, companies, colleges and universities, including 

    New Ceres Report Calls on Corporate Boards to Oversee Sustainability Risks As Global Climate and Water Crises Worsen Image

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    11-25-19

    New Ceres Report Calls on Corporate Boards to Oversee Sustainability Risks As Global Climate and Water Crises Worsen

    A new report released today by the nonprofit organization Ceres calls on corporate boards to systematically and explicitly oversee environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in order to keep their businesses resilient in the face of growing global climate and water crises.

    As climate...

    Ceres CEO and President Tapped to Serve on U.S. Federal Advisory Committee Focused on Tackling Climate-Related Risks in Capital Markets Image

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    11-20-19

    Ceres CEO and President Tapped to Serve on U.S. Federal Advisory Committee Focused on Tackling Climate-Related Risks in Capital Markets

    Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber has been appointed to the first-ever U.S. federal advisory committee focused on addressing the short and long-term financial and market risks posed by climate change to capital markets and throughout the broader economy.

    Lubber was appointed to the Clim...

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