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Ceres Applauds President Biden's Bold Executive Action on the Climate Crisis on First Day

On Inauguration Day, President Biden took swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement and announce a new executive order aimed at tackling the climate crisis
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As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are sworn into office today, Ceres, business leaders, and advocates around the globe are applauding their swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement, and a set of new executive actions to tackle the climate crisis.

'Watershed Move' by Total to Leave American Petroleum Institute Over Climate Policy, Ceres Says

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January 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Andrew Logan, Ceres’ director of oil and gas, released the following statement following the news that Total has become the first oil major to leave the American Petroleum Institute over its stance on climate policies. 

Veto of Landmark Climate Bill Is a Misstep by Gov. Baker and Missed Opportunity for Massachusetts

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The decision by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to pocket veto landmark climate legislation is “extremely disappointing and a step in the wrong direction for Massachusetts’ ability to mitigate the impacts of the climate crisis and protect overburdened and underserved communities,” said Alli Gold Roberts, director, state policy, at the sustainability nonprofit Ceres. 

Businesses Call on Virginia General Assembly to Adopt Clean Car Standards

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Influential businesses in Virginia called on Gov. Ralph Northam and members of Virginia General Assembly today to accelerate the Commonwealth’s clean transportation transition by adopting strong clean car standards that would increase the number of low-emission and electric vehicles on Virginia’s roads.

Ceres Joins Lawmakers, Businesses and Majority of Americans Demanding the Impeachment of Donald Trump

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Ceres joins congressional lawmakers on both sides of the aisles and hundreds of business and investment leaders, trade associations, advocacy organizations, and the majority of Americans who are demanding that Donald Trump be impeached and removed from office. 

Ceres Calls for Unity and Defending Our Democracy

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Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber released the following statement in response to yesterday’s horrific assault on our democracy and government, as armed extremists incited by Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.

Net Zero Gaining Momentum Like Never Before Among Investor and Business Community

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2020 can't get behind us fast enough. But the shocking realization we've all faced about how vulnerable our society and global economy is also one of the reasons we've seen the remarkable embrace of ‘net zero’ by the business community this year.

Ceres Opposes Proposed OCC Rule That Would Make the U.S. Banking System More Vulnerable to Climate Risk

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Ceres submitted formal comments today in opposition to a newly proposed rule from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC), explaining how it fundamentally misrepresents climate risk management, and warning that it would put the country’s banking system and economy in harm’s way. 

Bipartisan Group of U.S. Governors Show Vital Leadership on Regional Agreement to Modernize Transportation System

Press Release

BOSTON, December 22, 2020 /3BL Media / - Leaders from four jurisdictions announced today a groundbreaking, bipartisan agreement to reduce vehicle pollution, improve air quality and modernize state transportation systems. 

Climate Action 100+ Progress Report Records Accelerated Company Commitments To Net-Zero Emissions but Gaps Remain

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Dec. 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ Almost half the focus companies of Climate Action 100+ – the world’s largest ever investor engagement initiative on climate change – have now established commitments to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or sooner, its latest progress report reveals. 

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