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11/24/2015: With COP21 less than one week away, the chief executive officers of Coca-Cola, The Hain Celestial Group, Hershey’s and PepsiCo have signed on to BICEP’s letter to U.S. and world leaders urging them to forge a robust international climate agreement in Paris.
11/18/2015: Corporate boards and the critical oversight function they play have come to the fore over the last year. You don't need to look any further than the scandal roiling ExxonMobil to understand the high stakes at play.
11/18/2015: This fall, BICEP companies joined a growing business movement to fight for clean energy policies in Ohio and Michigan. Both state legislatures are attempting to roll back their states’ forward-looking renewable energy and energy efficiency resources standards. With the help of Ceres, companies are stepping up and expressing their support for these policies, which have been key to expanding clean energy in the Midwest.
The CEOs of Coca-Cola, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Hershey’s and PepsiCo Join Food & Beverage Call for Climate Action
11/24/2015: With key international climate negotiations one week away, the chief executive officers of Coca-Cola, The Hain Celestial Group Inc., Hershey’s and PepsiCo announce today that they’ve joined with ten of their peers in signing a joint letter to U.S. and world leaders urging governments to forge a robust international climate agreement in Paris.
11/23/2015: The Climate Bonds Initiative and consortium partners Ceres, World Resources Institute, CDP and the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation have released for public comment, the world’s first standard for low carbon and climate resilient water bonds. The proposed Water Climate Bond Standard will bring a focus on vulnerability assessment and climate mitigation and adaptation planning to the fixed income space. It will allow investors to easily prioritise projects that are seriously considering their climate impacts and climate resilience.
11/20/2015: Women, particularly those in developing countries, are on the frontlines of a changing climate. Extreme weather events, deforestation and loss of biodiversity threaten their survival and that of their families. Yet, when confronted with social and economic exclusion, women’s vulnerabilities remain hidden and their voices quiet.