Ceres has been generating substantial media coverage in top national and international broadcast, print and online news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, National Public Radio and The Guardian.
From July to December we generated more than 1,400 media hits mentioning Ceres and/or quoting a Ceres expert. In November we helped to generate an additional 3,000 news hits highlighting the 1,000 businesses who backed the Low-Carbon USA statement, organized by Ceres and the World Wildlife Federation.
Additionally, Ceres leveraged the influence of our Investor, Company and Policy Network members by putting them forward for local, national and international media interviews. We also co-authored and placed dozens of columns in major online publications on behalf of these members to highlight their leadership and action on sustainability.
The Climate Summit of Money - The New Yorker, Feb. 24, 2016
“Five hundred investors representing twenty-two trillion dollars in assets convened at the U.N.‘s iconic East Side headquarters, where they heard from some of the negotiations’ highest-profile players, including Christiana Figueres, the U.N. climate chief; Ségolène Royal, France’s minister of ecology, sustainable development, and energy; and Michael Bloomberg, who currently serves as the U.N. special envoy for climate change and cities.”
JPMorgan to Stop Direct Financing of New Coal Mines - Financial Times, Mar. 7, 2016
“These resolutions are a powerful signal that the world is shifting to a clean energy, low-carbon global economy, and that fossil fuel companies need to be ready,” said Mindy Lubber, CEO and president of Ceres, which helped co-ordinate the shareholder filings.
Kerry Tells Climate Conference that the US Will Fight Global Warming — with Trump or without - Los Angeles Times, Nov. 16, 2016
Businesses too have pledged to do their part. Hundreds of American companies, including Fortune 500 firms, issued an open letter Wednesday reaffirming their commitment to the deal and calling on Trump to honor U.S. commitments. “Failure to build a low-carbon economy puts American prosperity at risk,” they wrote.
Investors Want Exxon to Account for Climate Change - Marketplace, May 24, 2016
“The question of value and the potential for stranded assets looms large for those heavily invested in fossil fuel companies. A new study released by Ceres on Tuesday found that the top 40 U.S. insurers had $459 billion invested in oil and gas, coal and electric or gas utilities in 2014. Cynthia McHale, director of transportation at Ceres, said that sum makes it important for insurers and pension plans to know how their investments will look in the future.”
Should Federal Fuel-Economy Standards be Relaxed? - The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 13, 2016
“Federal fuel-economy standards are creating U.S. jobs, driving innovation, enhancing auto makers’ global competitiveness and reducing our country’s dependence on oil—all while guaranteeing billions of dollars in fuel savings for American families and businesses.” (Essay by Carol Lee Rawn, director of transportation of Ceres)
Investors Press Meat Producers to Cut Water Pollution - Reuters, Nov. 21, 2016
"With climate change, business-as-usual management of the more than 300 million tons of manure produced annually by the U.S. livestock industry is no longer feasible," said Brooke Barton, senior program director of Ceres' Water and Food Programs.
Tell Investors of Climate Risks, Energy Sector Is Urged - The New York Times, Dec. 14, 2016
“This is a systematic, multinational risk across all sectors of the economy” ....“We aren’t just talking oil companies,” said Mindy S. Lubber, president of Ceres, a nonprofit organization that advocates stronger action by companies and investors on climate change.