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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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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

National Geographic
CA Farmers Find Unlikely Ally In Weathering Drought: A Major Utility Company

08/12/2014: PG&E sees a big opportunity to help farmers reduce their water use – and electricity use – at the same time. By doing so, it can save precious water, help farmers save money and help the power company itself reduce overall electricity demand.

National Geographic
Growing A Solution To California’s Groundwater Crisis

08/06/2014: Three years before the California drought became a national crisis, national berry giant Driscoll's, on the state’s Central Coast, knew it had a major problem with water.

Ceres
Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity

08/05/2014: To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to invest $44 trillion in clean energy by 2050 – an average of $1.2 trillion per year for the next 36 years. We have a long way to go to achieve the Clean Trillion goal, however, there are several signs of progress.

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Ceres News

Ceres Press Release
Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions

08/14/2014: In response to nearly 150 climate-related resolutions filed by institutional investors during the 2014 proxy season, 20 major international corporations have committed to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sustainably source palm oil –a leading driver of global deforestation, which causes nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions according to the Environmental Protection Agency. An additional 45 corporate commitments were secured related to sustainability reporting, energy efficiency and carbon asset risk.

Billings Gazette
In Anticipating EPA Plan, States Can Follow Examples of Neighbors

08/13/2014: While debate rages on about the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas pollution from existing U.S. power plants, it’s important to take a look at what is already working around the country from the standpoint of clean energy deployment.

Ceres Press Release
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition

07/28/2014: BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.

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