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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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Supporting a Clean Fuel Standard in Washington State

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.

Forbes Sustainable Capitalism Blog
Fortune 500s Hitting The Hill On Earth Day

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

The Climate Reality Project
Changing the Business Climate in 2015

04/14/2015: Six years ago, when an international climate treaty in Copenhagen seemed distinctly possible, there was still a discernible gap between the concept of a low-carbon global economy and the capital market’s ability to deliver it.

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Ceres News

Ceres Press Release
Global investor groups publish guidance on investing in solutions to address climate change

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.

Ceres Press Release
Investors push SEC to require stronger climate risk disclosure by fossil fuel companies

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.

Ceres Press Release
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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