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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

2015 is a Critical Year to Accelerate the Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

02/27/2015: Knowing that we need an additional trillion dollars per year in clean energy might sound daunting at first – but several developments in recent weeks show that not only is this goal within our grasp, but also that some of the biggest capital market actors now see the economic opportunities of investing in the Clean Trillion.

Forbes Sustainable Capitalism Blog
Citi's $100 Billion Downpayment On Clean Energy Future

02/20/2015: Knowing the world needs to invest an additional trillion dollars per year into clean energy by 2030 might sound daunting. This week, however, we saw a down payment on that clean energy future we so desperately need: a new $100 billion environmental finance initiative announced by one of the world’s largest financial institutions, Citigroup.

Apple Procures Largest Solar Agreement Ever for California Operations

02/12/2015: Climate Declaration signatory Apple already relies on renewable energy for much of its U.S. operations. Now, the company has announced that it will power its California operations under a power purchase agreement that is the largest-ever solar procurement deal for a commercial end user.

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Ceres News

Union Tribune San Diego
Business coalition forms in response to California drought

03/06/2015: A coalition of businesses including The Coca-Cola Company and Gap Inc. announced Thursday it is backing Gov. Jerry Brown's call for conservation in drought-stricken California.

Ceres Press Release
General Mills, Driscoll’s, Coca-Cola & KB Home Launch Business Campaign Urging Bolder Strategies To Conserve Water

03/05/2015: As California’s devastating drought enters its fourth year, and farmers face a second consecutive year with reduced surface water supplies, a diverse coalition of global businesses with significant supply chains or operations in California today announced Connect the Drops, a new campaign urging aggressive measures to maximize California's local and state water resources.

Green Money Journal
In a Parched World, We Have to Value Every Drop

03/02/2015: The world is getting thirstier and we’re fast running out of ways to quench it. A rapidly growing population, too many competing demands, and climate change impacts are creating a water availability emergency that the World Economic Forum recently ranked as the world’s “top global risk.”

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