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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 News

Wall Street Journal
SEC Probes Exxon Over Accounting for Climate Change

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.

Ceres Press Release
Major investors caution against weakening MPG rules

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.

Ceres Press Release
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.

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Ceres Blogs and Columns

Investors and Businesses Know the Clean Power Plan is Good for the Economy

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.

The Clean Power Plan: The Power Sector's Stepping Stone to the Future

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.

Forbes Sustainable Capitalism Blog
Backing Clean Power Plan Will Accelerate The Clean Energy Future

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.

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