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3p Weekend: Every Sustainability Acronym, Explained

We often hear that sustainability is a hot mess of acronyms that are intimidating to newcomers. We agree. Here's a comprehensive list of…
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24 Breweries Sign Climate Change Declaration

24 breweries in a partnership with Ceres have signed a declaration urging the industry to take greater action on climate change-related risks.
As of October 2014, more than 3.3 billion square feet of building space were LEED certified. This achievement was only possible because leading businesses came together to drive change with measurable results.

Signed, Sealed, Committed: Why We Signed the Ceres Climate Declaration

A signature seals a deal, backs a promise and commits you to action. Whether signing a receipt at a restaurant or closing on…
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5 Ways to Improve your Climate Risk Reporting

How can you better identify climate risks, manage risk and improve your reporting score?
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Corporate Support Pours in For EPA Clean Power Plan

This week, the advocacy group Ceres hosted a conference call in which they, acting as a spokesman for a wide array of companies…
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Report: Insurance Companies Still Unprepared for Climate Change Risks

The most recent annual report by Ceres shows insurance companies are woefully unprepared for potential climate change risks.
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Companies Sign on to Report on Climate Change

The CDSB, a consortium of more than 150 investment firms and other companies, announced big pack of new signatories with names you'll probably…
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After March, 347 Institutional Investors Call for ‘Meaningful’ Carbon Pricing

Managing over $24 trillion in assets, IIGCC, which counts BlackRock and Calpers among its membership -- is calling for definitive carbon pricing, more…
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More Utilities Are Shifting to Renewable Energy

“Renewables — including wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, waste heat and small-scale hydroelectric — accounted for a whopping 49 percent of new U.S. electric…
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Ceres: Half of America’s Largest Companies Don’t Report on Climate Risk

Regarding climate change risk, “roughly half of the 3,000 biggest publicly traded companies in the U.S. say mum’s the word, reporting zilch in…
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Ceres: Bumper Harvests Mask Serious Threats to U.S. Corn Production

The USDA expects a second consecutive record corn harvest in 2014, but climate change, wasteful water practices and overuse of fertilizers pose real…
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EDF: Green Trucks Good for the Planet and Business

Heavy trucks haul about 70 percent of U.S. freight, gobbling nearly 2.5 million barrels of oil per day while producing nearly half-a-billion tons…
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Sustainability and 21st Century Corporations: Are We Gaining Enough Ground?

This year, celebrating its 25th anniversary, Ceres released an assessment of the roadmap report with the uplifting title Gaining Ground. The bumper sticker:…
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Ceres to Corporations: You’re Gaining Ground, But Pick Up the Pace

A look at a few of the most intriguing takeaways from a new report on corporate progress toward sustainability goals.
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Supply Chain Worker Rights: From Good Intentions to Implementation

Today, worker rights might even be considered an oxymoron. But it’s a struggle well worth engaging as both a holding action and in…