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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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Mobilizing investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable 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

Forbes Sustainable Capitalism Blog
Climate-Savvy Investing: Insurance Sector Is Ignoring Risks & Rewards

10/29/2014: Two years after Superstorm Sandy devastated large swaths of the East Coast and cost our economy an estimated $65 billion, the insurance industry – which is on the frontlines of climate change – is still not doing enough to address the risks associated with extreme weather events, such as floods, droughts or more intense coastal storms.

National Geographic
Corn Belt Pollution: Louisiana Shrimp And Oysters Pay The Price

10/21/2014: Coastal Louisiana faces a complex web of environmental challenges from land loss, to declining fisheries, water quality problems and climate change.

Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion

10/08/2014: The global movement to tackle climate change feels palpably bigger, stronger, and broader than ever before. This year, Climate Week felt like a tipping point, what Malcolm Gladwell defined as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.”

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Ceres News

Over 100 Washington Businesses Call for State Action on Climate Change

10/27/2014: Over 100 businesses, including Virginia Mason, Microsoft, REI, and Saltchuk launched an open declaration calling for action on climate change. The Washington Business Climate Declaration highlights the support of state business leaders for action on climate change that would preserve and expand our state’s vibrant economy.

The New York Times
A Retreat From Weather Disasters

10/24/2014: Today, from Florida to Delaware, property insurance near the water is becoming harder and harder to find.

Ceres Press Release
First-of-its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Insurance Companies on Climate Change Responses

10/22/2014: Amid growing evidence that climate change is having wide-ranging global impacts that will worsen in the years ahead, a new report from Ceres ranks the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on what they are saying and doing to respond to escalating climate risks.

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