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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

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How Green is that Bond?

03/23/2015: On Friday, March 13, the Wall Street Journal published an article that noted how a university parking garage in Massachusetts was financed by a bond that was labeled “green.” The reporter wondered how that could be considered a proper “green” project. He wasn’t the only one.

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Brewing a Better Planet

03/13/2015: With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, leading breweries across America are reminding us that there are lots of ways to green your beer. Climate change impacts the brewing industry in unique ways, and the industry is finding innovative ways to reduce their impacts. On Tuesday, BICEP announced that 24 leading breweries have joined the Brewery Climate Declaration, a companion to the larger national Climate Declaration.

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2015 is a Critical Year to Accelerate the Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

02/27/2015: Knowing that we need an additional trillion dollars per year in clean energy might sound daunting at first – but several developments in recent weeks show that not only is this goal within our grasp, but also that some of the biggest capital market actors now see the economic opportunities of investing in the Clean Trillion.

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Ceres News

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Ceres Commends U.S. Offer of Domestic Emissions Cuts Towards an International Climate Agreement

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.

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Levi Strauss & Co.: Connecting the Drops With Your Jeans

03/17/2015: Levi Strauss & Co. recently joined Ceres’ “Connect the Drops” campaign to show our support for the importance of water conservation in California. As a company, we’re committed to increasing awareness around this critical issue. That’s why, after undertaking a new Product Lifecycle Assessment (LCA), we’ve announced a new campaign to educate consumers about the environmental impact of their jeans.

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New Ceres Report Aims to Improve Investor Practices on Global Water Risks

03/10/2015: Amid growing concerns about water scarcity and other global sustainability risks, the nonprofit group Ceres today released a new report designed to help global investors improve their analysis and decision-making on such issues.

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