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Ceres is a non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership. We mobilize a powerful network of investors, companies and public interest groups to accelerate and expand the adoption of sustainable business practices and solutions to build a healthy global economy.

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Ceres - Mobilizing Business Leadership for a Sustainable World

Ceres leads a national coalition of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change and water scarcity.

Ceres News

Where Does The Carbon Come From?

02/04/2016: The Paris Agreement has targets to hold the global average temperature to below 2°C, with a commitment to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 °C. Achieving this goal will require dramatic reductions in GHGs, renewable energy, and methods for capturing carbon — but where does the carbon come from?

Greentech Media
How to Finance a Trillion-Dollar Climate Change Opportunity

02/01/2016: Pulling the world back from the brink of catastrophic climate change cannot be done for free. Changing the way the world is powered means big spending -- and huge investment opportunities -- as new clean energy infrastructure is built across the world.

Bloomberg News
Paris Climate Deal [Brings Investment Opportunity of] $12.1 Trillion Over 25 Years

01/29/2016: If the world is serious about halting the worst effects of global warming, the renewable energy industry will require $12.1 trillion of investment over the next quarter century, or about 75 percent more than current projections show for its growth.

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Ceres Blogs and Columns

The One Thing We Still Need in Order to Get to a Low-Carbon Economy

01/26/2016: We need far more investment in the low-carbon economy — well over US$1 trillion every year. What will it take to get pension funds, insurance companies and other investors who manage trillions of dollars to open their wallets to this enormous clean energy opportunity?

Gap Inc. Ups Ante for GHGs Goals in Global Facilities

01/25/2016: BICEP member Gap Inc. flew past its 20 percent greenhouse gas reduction target for 2015. Now, the parent company of Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic has set itself a worthy new target: halving its emissions by 2020.

Huffington Post
Investors Have A Big Opportunity for Accelerating Clean Energy

01/25/2016: Those gathering at the UN in New York on Wednesday for the biennial Investor Summit on Climate Risk are facing a new world and a new reality. The Paris climate agreement has confirmed that every nation is now on an irreversible path to a low -- perhaps even zero -- carbon economy. The challenge now is not the certainty, the direction or the ultimate destination of this transformation: it is the speed and how to scale up the opportunities.

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