Ceres - Mobilizing Business Leadership for a Sustainable World
09/22/2016: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating how Exxon Mobil Corp. values its assets in a world of increasing climate-change regulations, a probe that could have far-reaching consequences for the oil and gas industry.
09/22/2016: As the comment period closes on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Technical Assessment Report released by federal and state agencies, major investors are releasing statements in favor of strong fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards.
General Motors’ Commitment to 100 Percent Renewable Energy Demonstrates Clear Leadership in Helping Secure a Clean Energy Future
09/14/2016: Statement from Ceres President Mindy Lubber in response to General Motors’ announcement that it will join the RE100 initiative, with a commitment to achieve 100 percent renewable energy sourcing for its global operations by 2050.
Ceres Blogs and Columns
09/27/2016: Today, challengers to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan will try to make their case to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that the Plan—the nation’s first comprehensive effort to reduce carbon pollution from power plants—will cause “irreparable harm” to our economy. However, hundreds of leading investors and businesses—as well as top climate and energy experts—recognize that this claim is far from the truth.
09/26/2016: The electric power sector will be closely watching this week’s D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on the Clean Power Plan and eagerly awaiting the clarity that the court, and likely the U.S. Supreme Court, will provide.
09/22/2016: While legal experts are debating EPA’s Clean Power Plan in Washington next Tuesday, the U.S. business community is galloping ahead on the clean energy future.