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Cutting Big Truck Pollution Cuts Costs
As we celebrate the release of EPA’s historic Clean Power Plan for power plants, let’s not lose sight of another critical source of carbon pollution that’s up ...
EILEEN FISHER Launches VISION2020
International fashion brand and BICEP member EILEEN FISHER recently announced a bold new plan to achieve 100% sustainability in all its practices.
Owens Corning to Power Toledo HQ with Solar
BICEP member Owens Corning is moving forward on another large renewable energy project—this time to power its headquarters in Toledo, Ohio.
Real estate leaders push for energy efficiency bill
“Anyone still laboring under the impression that fighting climate change has to mean financial sacrifice should take a look at our clients’ income statements,” ...
Leading Investors Press Meat Producers to Tackle Water Pollution Risks
As Thanksgiving nears, 45 leading institutional investors collectively managing over $1 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation’s largest producers ...
How Levi Strauss & Co. Saved One Billion Liters of Water
U.S. Leadership on Paris Climate Change Deal is Vital to Advancing the Clean Trillion
No nation can tackle climate change alone. That’s why the new global agreement to be negotiated in Paris this year is so essential. The agreement will ensure ...
Companies Back Carbon Pollution Standards
Last week, twenty-three major companies wrote a letter in support of reducing U.S. carbon pollution from power plants. A major milestone in President Obama’s ...
Your eBay Shopping Is Greener With New Data Center
Shoppers can go green by bringing a reusable bag, shopping locally or buying items with less packaging. Now, shopping online can be green too. eBay is powering ...
Owens Corning Goes Solar in NY
Owens Corning, the newest BICEP member and the world’s largest fiberglass manufacturer for energy efficient building products, has just flipped the switch on a ...
More Major Companies Join Climate Declaration
BICEP announced 5 more major companies joining the Climate Declaration. Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti, and Acer America Corporation have ...
BICEP: Business Muscle Where It's Needed Most
In a blog for Walden Asset Management, Anne Kelly, Director of BICEP, explains the origins and impacts of Ceres’ BICEP coalition.
$20 trillion Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change meeting in Hong Kong puts the spotlight on Asia’s contribution to climate change and on climate solutions
Investors from over 20 emerging and developed economies gathered for the first time last week to consider the risks and opportunities arising from climate ...
San Francisco Makes History With New Water Bond
The city is leveraging the power of green bonds by issuing the first certified under the Water Climate Bonds Standard to help fund projects to repair the ...
Advocating for Renewable Energy on Capitol Hill
Many major businesses produce or purchase renewable energy, and the list is growing. But there are still significant barriers in place.
IKEA Announces Largest Wind Farm Investment to Date
IKEA continues to lead the way in business sustainability practices. Recently, IKEA announced their investment in a new, 165 MW wind farm being built in Texas, ...
California-based businesses, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, and Sungevity Sign the Climate Declaration
Last week, more than a dozen major California-based businesses, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, and Sungevity added their names to ...
Wall-Street Warriors Becoming Water Aware
Devastating droughts in California, Brazil, South Africa and elsewhere, coupled with global trends of groundwater depletion and water quality degradation are ...
BICEP Celebrates Earth Week in Washington DC
The road to Paris is through Washington, DC. That’s the message BICEP brought to our nation’s capitol last week as we count down toward a global climate deal ...
California Companies Take to Sacramento
This week, Ceres brought leading California businesses to discuss climate and water policy with key state policymakers in Sacramento. Company representatives ...
Mars Announces Major Wind Purchase toward 100% Renewable Energy
Your favorite chocolate will soon be powered by wind electricity. Mars, Incorporated recently announced that the company has purchased a 200MW wind farm in ...
White House Asks BICEP Companies to Support Carbon Reductions
At the 25th Anniversary Ceres Conference in Boston last week, BICEP hosted a packed breakfast to celebrate our achievements over the past year and look at ...
BICEP Companies Recognized by Senator Whitehouse
In Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's 65th weekly climate change speech on the floor of the Senate last week he praised BICEP and Climate Declaration companies like ...
Clif Bar Rises to Solar Challenge
In response to President Obama’s “On Site Renewables Challenge”, issued at the Solar Summit, to encourage private companies to increase their use of solar ...
The Climate for Action
In November 2008, five companies banded together to send a message to Washington. Nike, Levi Strauss & Co. Starbucks, Sun Microsystems and Timberland stood up ...
Extreme Weather Calls for Extreme Measures
The recent droughts, wildfires, and hurricanes sweeping the nation has put the words ‘climate change’ back in the national dialogue.
Companies support historic new fuel economy standards
By 2025, passenger cars and trucks will be averaging 54.5 miles per gallon creating nearly 500,000 new jobs nationwide.
Victory! PTC Blows Past the Cliff
We are welcoming 2013 by celebrating a new victory for the future of clean, renewable energy here in the U.S. The wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) was ...
Sports Companies Are Teaming Up As Climate Activists
Playing sports is all about teamwork. When BICEP members, the Portland Trail Blazers and Aspen Skiing Company teamed up for the Aspen Skiing Company ...
A food company on a mission
It’s always great when BICEP leaders get the praise they deserve. Shauna Sadowski, Director of Sustainability at Annie’s Homegrown, a BICEP member, was ...