Ceres: CSR and Sustainability News

Ceres leads a national coalition of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies on sustainability leadership. In 2014, Ceres celebrated 25 years of advancing a sustainable economy.

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The Business Case for Science-Based Water Targets

A World Resources Institute analyst points out that while companies and governments have found consistency in how they approach carbon emissions and climate…
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Ceres: U.S. Oil and Gas Companies Are Not Adequately Disclosing Climate Risk

Not one of the 23 American oil and gas companies in the S&P 500 index included the potential impact of an international climate…
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Ceres CEO: Forget Bleeding Hearts, Pursestrings Will Win Paris

"What makes this Paris set of discussions different than any before is that the financial leadership and corporate leadership are here in strength,…
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How Some Long-Term Investors are Fighting for Sustainability

Last week, Ceres released an illuminating analysis of how some major companies are responding to shareholder engagement on environmental, social and governance (ESG)…
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Investors Pressure Food and Beverage Companies To Manage Water Risk

More than 60 North American and European investors, managing $2.6 trillion in collective assets, sent letters to 15 food and beverage companies, calling…
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Ceres and BlackRock Launch Guide on CSR Engagement

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, teamed up with Ceres to issue a guide for institutional investors seeking engagement on sustainability and corporate…
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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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