August 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres applauds Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and the state legislature for further establishing the Commonwealth’s climate leadership by finalizing an Act Driving Clean Energy and Offshore Wind, an ambitious package of investments to further establish the state as a national hub for the offshore wind industry, advance clean transportation priorities, and accelerate efforts to decarbonize buildings across the Commonwealth.
Ceres Director of Federal Policy Zach Friedman issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate approved the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a groundbreaking package highlighted by about $370 billion in climate, energy, and environmental justice investments:
August 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres submitted comments today to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (Fed), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) urging the three agencies to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) by explicitly incorporating racial equity and strengthening crucial environmental and climate provisions.
Legislation would be the largest climate investment in American history, promises to reduce costs and strengthen U.S. energy security.
As the U.S. Senate prepares to debate the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), dozens of leading U.S. companies are urging lawmakers to promptly pass this landmark legislation, which includes the most ambitious climate, clean energy, and environmental justice investments in American history.
In 2003, Ceres and a handful of investors met with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the first time to discuss the importance of mandatory climate disclosure to give investors the information they need to adequately manage their risks.
More than two dozen companies and business groups, including some of the nation’s leading electric truck manufacturers and large fleet operators, today called upon the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to allow California and other states to set ambitious rules that will grow the market for clean medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, as well as the industries needed to support them.
Agreements bring scores of stronger climate commitments
August 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The 2022 proxy season wrapped up with a record-smashing number of agreements reached on climate-related shareholder resolutions, as companies came to the table with shareholders and accepted terms in exchange for resolution withdrawals.
July 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres Vice President of Government Relations Anne Kelly issued the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin agreed to a $369 billion climate and energy package as part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
July 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres Senior Director of State Policy Alli Gold Roberts issued the following statement in response to the Massachusetts Legislature’s approval of a climate bill that will invest in the growth of the state’s renewable energy industry, increase incentives for electric vehicles and advance other clean transportation priorities, and accelerate efforts to decarbonize buildings across the Commonwealth:
Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber attends event with President Biden at Brayton Point, where a set of new climate actions were announced.
July 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber joined President Biden, members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation, and other business and climate leaders at the site of a former coal plant for an announcement of new executive actions to tackle the climate crisis and unlock the economic promise of a just and sustainable clean energy transition.
Following the event at Brayton Point in Somerset, Mass., Lubber issued the following statement: