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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 Blogs and Columns

National Geographic
Does Water Conservation Have To Be The Enemy Of Financial Stability?

07/16/2014: Pricing is a powerful tool for shaping behavior, including water use. Recognizing the power of pricing, more water utilities are adopting water rates designed to encourage customers to conserve.

Ceres
Warren Buffett is Doubling His Investments in Clean Energy

06/30/2014: The Clean Trillion campaign to scale up investment in clean energy picked up fresh momentum this month when Warren Buffett announced that he is doubling his company’s investments in renewable energy.

Forbes Sustainable Capitalism Blog
Risky Business Ups The Ante On Climate Change

06/24/2014: When Tom Steyer and Robert Rubin joined me on the stage for Ceres’ 6th Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the United Nations to discuss the economic impacts of climate change, it was immediately clear that I was in the company of two businessmen who truly understood the essential role that financial leaders must play in the global transition to a low-carbon economy.

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Ceres News

Ceres Press Release
Oregon Businesses Call for State Action on Climate Change

07/15/2014: Over 70 Oregon businesses, including Adidas, eBay, Moda Health, NIKE, Inc. and Portland Trailblazers today issued a joint declaration calling for state action on climate change.

The Charlotte Observer
Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

07/14/2014: Nothing in past experience, or the power sector's current preparedness, suggests that the nation's electric system is at risk or that rates will spike when EPA carbon-reducing limits for power plants go into effect. Quite the contrary: cutting carbon from the electric sector is a vital step forward in creating a sustainable economy in a warming world.

Bloomberg News
Is Climate a Material Risk? Here’s What Companies Are Really Reporting

07/01/2014: How many companies think climate change will have a material impact on their business? Not too many, apparently. Roughly half of the 3,000 biggest publicly traded companies in the U.S. say mum’s the word, reporting zilch in their annual filings to U.S. regulators.

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