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Why Investors are Essential to Tackling Climate Change – and How They Can Seize the Clean Trillion Opportunity
04/29/2015: There’s a lot that investors can do to help tackle climate change. Investment opportunities abound as the world shifts from fossil fuels to clean energy. But cutting through the clutter to understand exactly what those opportunities are and how to go about capitalizing on them can be a challenge for investors both large and small.
04/23/2015: Clean fuels are important for cutting carbon pollution, creating new jobs, and reducing our dependence on oil. That’s why BICEP is calling on leaders in Washington State to move forward with implementing a Clean Fuels Standard.
04/21/2015: For many companies, Earth Day is a time for releasing corporate sustainability reports, unveiling new environmental initiatives or sponsoring community festivals honoring the day. All laudable initiatives, but with the clock ticking on our ability to limit global temperature increases to 2 degrees Celsius to avoid catastrophic climate change, companies need to up their
04/22/2015: The four investor groups on climate change have published a guide outlining a range of strategies and solutions investors can use to address climate change, including low carbon investment, managing and reducing carbon exposure in portfolios, and engagement.
04/17/2015: Just one day after BP adopted a shareholder resolution to support better carbon asset risk disclosures, 62 institutional investors representing nearly $2 trillion in assets called on the SEC to push for better disclosure by oil and gas companies of critical climate change-related business risks.
03/31/2015: The nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres commends the Obama Administration’s announcement today of its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution including a 26-28 percent cut in U.S. emissions below 2005 baseline by 2025 for the upcoming UN climate conference in Paris this December.