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We Cannot Afford to Wait: Adapting to the Effects of Climate Change

by Lukas Loeffler
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Global challenges in the water sector

By 2030, we will face a global deficit of 40% of water in an identical climate scenario – or even worse – than the one we are facing now. This trend is due to a combination of 3 factors – population growth & demographic change, urbanization, and climate change. To put this into context, the world’s total population is estimated to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050. At the same time, water consumption is increasing by 2.5% per year faster than the world’s population growth.

Ahead of World Water Day, Ceres Launches New Effort to Catalyze Capital Markets to Value Water As a Financial Risk

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  • Introduces new Valuing Water Finance Task Force with major institutional investors and banks to influence companies to take action
  • Announces live stream details of Ceres 2020 water focused digital plenary, Defining the Value of Water

As Climate Risk Sweeps Into Mainstream, Some Asset Managers Still Vote Against Most Climate Shareholder Proposals

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By Rob Berridge and Natasha Nurjadin

As Ceres publishes its annual ranking of asset manager proxy voting on climate-related shareholder proposals for 2019 in the table below, we hope this data is helpful to asset managers and individual investors preparing for the 2020 proxy voting season.  

Keep America Beautiful Opens 2020 Grant Application for Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

National Nonprofit Provides Grant Funding, Resources; 2019 Program Delivered Average Reduction in Cigarette Butt Litter of 50 Percent
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the opening of the grant application period for the 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), designed to help communities combat the most commonly littered item in America.   

Olympic Games to Become “Climate Positive” From 2030

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed great green wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed great green wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.

Feeding Ourselves Thirsty: Tracking Food Company Progress Toward a Water-Smart Future

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For food companies, water management is a business imperative like never before. And as risks of water scarcity and pollution steadily increase, corporate leaders must evaluate the most effective ways to water-proof their business. Feeding Ourselves Thirsty provides investors with guidance and relevant data for evaluating the water risk management of 40 major companies in the Agricultural Products, Beverage, Meat, and Packaged Food industries.

Dow Employees Collected More Than 175,000 Pounds of Waste Worldwide

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Together, we can be a part of the solution to end plastic waste. In 2019, our employees collected more than 175,000 pounds of waste from 175 locations worldwide with the help of more than 18,000 volunteers.

Ecolab Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 14th Consecutive Year

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ST. PAUL, Minn., February 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services, has again been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Ecolab has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies every year since the list’s inception in 2007.

Meet the CEOs at Ceres 2020 in New York!

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We’re very excited to feature so many CEOs at the upcoming Ceres 2020 in New York.

Cascade Comes Clean About Dishwashing Habit

“Do It Every Night” Campaign with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. busts dishwashing myths to help Americans save water & energy
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CINCINNATI-- /3BL Media/ --Best-selling detergent brand Cascade is launching “Do It Every Night,” a campaign to encourage water conservation in an unexpected way: by considering running the dishwasher every night, instead of washing dishes by hand.

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