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Global Investor Groups Urge World Leaders to Sign and Accede to the Paris Climate Agreement Rapidly

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LONDON/SYDNEY/BOSTON, April 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ –The Paris Agreement enters into force once 55 countries representing 55% of global emissions have deposited their instruments of accession with the UN. Investors support an early entry into force of the agreement, possibly as early as next year.

Major Brand Companies Across Industries Filing Legal Brief Supporting EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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April 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Four global brand companies with significant energy footprints in nearly every state in the country are filing an amicus brief today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing carbon pollution from the nation’s electric sector.

The signatory companies include Adobe Systems Inc.; Mars Incorporated; IKEA North America Services, LLC; and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.

Ceres Commends U.S.-Canadian Agreement on Climate and Energy and the Arctic

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March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres issued the following statement today in support of the announcement by President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada on climate, energy and Arctic leadership.

From Mindy Lubber, Ceres president and director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk:

Statement from Mindy Lubber on SCOTUS Temporary Stay of EPA Clean Power Plan

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February 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres strongly disagrees with the Supreme Court's decision to stay the Clean Power Plan while litigation proceeds.  We are confident that the EPA will prevail on the merits.

Ceres President Applauds Historic International Climate Agreement in Paris

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December 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Ceres president Mindy Lubber, who spent eight days at the UN climate negotiations in Paris, heralded the final international agreement that was announced tonight at the Le Bourget.

A New Kind of Olympics

by John Anderson Lanier
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So what would the Olympics look like in non-sports form? Let’s assume the whole world was willing to gather for some other purpose, sending official delegations, national leaders, support staff and even fans to one city for two weeks. What if that gathering captured the same spirit of hope and enthusiasm that permeates the Olympic Games? Perhaps the focus could even be something as ambitious as solving climate change. Can you imagine that?

Business & Financial Sectors Converge at COP21

Companies & investors join with Ceres in urging strong climate change leadership in Paris
Press Release

Dozens of major companies and investors from across the United States will be joining the nonprofit sustainability group Ceres at the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris in support of a strong global climate deal that will accelerate the shift to a low-carbon, clean energy economy.

The Road to A Clean Energy Future: Chevrolet’s Inside Story

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Chevrolet’s carbon-reduction initiative established a groundbreaking goal in 2010 to invest up to $40 million to reduce 8 million metric tons CO2 through carbon projects across America. By empowering radical stakeholder conversations and collaborative partnerships which, as CEO of Climate Neutral Business Network I’ve been privileged to lead, Chevrolet discovered an unexpected – and transformative – road to a clean energy future.

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