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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.

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Michigan Businesses and Trade Associations Thank Legislators, Snyder Administration for Clean Energy Support

02/23/2017: Twelve leading Michigan businesses and trade associations sent a letter today commending members of the Michigan Legislature and the Snyder Administration for passing comprehensive energy reforms that will increase Michigan’s use of renewable energy and expand investments in energy waste reduction.

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Senate Vote for Pruitt Sends EPA Down Potentially Perilous Path

02/17/2017: The Senate’s confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the next administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency “sends the agency down a potentially perilous path of crippling core environmental and public health protections that Americans expect and demand,” Ceres president Mindy Lubber said in a statement.

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New Report: Cap-and-Trade Cuts GHG Emissions More Economically With a Strong LCFS

02/16/2017: A combination of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and California’s Cap-and-Trade Program can reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and reduce dependence on oil more economically and effectively, relative to Cap-and-Trade alone.

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Midwest Energy News
Commentary: Michigan Businesses Thank Lawmakers for Strengthening Clean Energy Standards

02/24/2017: Last December, after two years of thoughtful debate, Michigan lawmakers passed a bipartisan energy package that will foster a clean energy future for businesses and ratepayers across the state. As the new legislative session gets underway, businesses continue the call for clean energy and thank lawmakers for their leadership last year.

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Carbon Tax Proposal Deserves Attention, But Big Questions Remain

02/24/2017: A group of prominent conservative political and thought leaders, under the newly-formed Climate Leadership Council (CLC), recently released a proposal for a carbon fee and dividend model for the U.S. economy that seeks to set the stage for future conservative and bipartisan discussions on tackling climate change.

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Ceres Responds to Climate Disclosure Task Force Recommendations

02/22/2017: Information moves markets, but bad information hurts investors and companies alike. Investors need companies to disclose accurate information about today’s challenges, among the biggest being global climate change.

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