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.

Ceres and UN Call for $1 Trillion in Clean Energy Investments by 2030 – Is It Feasible?

The framework, which was presented last week at the Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the U.N. was quite simple: All we need…

Cause For Optimism in Top Sustainable Business Trends

Latest GreenBiz State of Green Business report provides cause for optimism in list of top sustainable business trends.

Climate Change Inaction Costs Taxpayers Billions

There is a lingering perception that investing in technologies, initiatives and processeses aimed at countering climate change is just another drain on already…

How to Address Economic & Environmental Problems in One Shot

Public and private sector policies and actions centered firmly on climate change mitigation and adaptation offer us the ways and means to address…

The Weather Company Confronts Climate Change Denial Head On

The Weather Company is confronting climate change denial by endorsing the BICEP climate declaration, while The Weather Channel reaches a broad audience with…

Mars & 360 More U.S. Businesses Sign Climate Declaration

Ahead of a major President Obama climate speech, Mars and 360 small businesses join with GM and other major companies to sign the…

Study Shows Most Investors Don’t Support Climate-Related Shareholder Resolutions

A new study from Ceres shows that while many investors might say they view climate change as a material concern, when it comes…

100+ Ski Resorts Join BICEP Climate Declaration

Ceres and BICEP announced over 100 ski areas, including iconic resorts such as Squaw Valley and Park City, signed the Climate Declaration.

Shareholders Press for More Disclosure from Fracking Companies

For the fourth year in a row, a group of shareholders is pressing oil and gas companies to disclose fracking risks and impacts,…

How to Incentivize Sustainability in Private Equity

When it comes to sustainability, most investor engagement focuses on large, publicly traded companies. The Environmental Defense Fund's Green Returns project instead focuses…

Petroleum Losing Its Luster for Agriculture Sector, Too

More that 100 farming organizations, renewable energy associations and other stakeholders have signed an Agriculture Energy Coalition open letter to four U.S. Senators…

GM Adds Its Muscle to BICEP’s Climate Change Message

When GM signed onto the Climate Declaration, it signaled a growing tension between the automotive and petroleum industries.

Corporations Can’t Ignore Climate Change

When it comes to climate-related challenges, it’s in the long-term interest of corporations, investors and other major economic players to adjust business-as-usual models…

Ceres: Insurance Industry Unprepared for Climate Change

Last week’s Ceres report on insurance and climate change revealed insurance companies are not prepared for climate change’s impacts on their business.

The Energy Agenda of the 2013 Proxy Season

It is proxy season again. This is the time of the year when shareholder activism gets public attention with investors trying to help…