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Major US Investors Call on Largest Corporate Emitters to Disclose How Their Climate Lobbying Aligns With Climate Science

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Highlights increased calls from North American and European investors for companies to improve disclosure of direct and indirect climate lobbying

Call to action comes ahead of the launch of the Climate Action 100+ Net-Zero Company Benchmark set to be published early next year

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Highlights increased calls from North American and European investors for companies to improve disclosure of direct and indirect climate lobbying

Call to action comes ahead of the launch of the Climate Action 100+ Net-Zero Company Benchmark set to be published early next year

First-of-its-kind Report Finds U.S. Banking Sector Far More Exposed to Climate Risk Than Previously Understood by Stakeholders, Disclosed by Banks

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More than half of syndicated lending of major U.S. banks is exposed to climate risk, potentially leading to significant losses for the banking sector and the broader economy.

Calls grow louder for U.S. banks to set Paris-aligned emissions reduction targets in the coming year.

Ceres Introduces the Ceres Roadmap 2030: A 10-year Action Plan for Sustainable Business Leadership

Outlines critical action steps corporations must take this decade to stabilize the climate, protect water and natural resources, and build a just and inclusive economy
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In a pandemic-battered economy, where the climate, water and human rights crises threaten the prospects of success for corporations, Ceres today unveils a new 10-year action plan for companies to navigate this new business reality and lead the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable economy. 

Investors Talk Deforestation: Q&A With Lauren Compere, Boston Common Asset Management

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Lauren Compere is a managing director and director of shareholder engagement at Boston Common Asset Management, a management firm specializing in responsible investing with $2.8 billion in assets under management. Ceres talked with Lauren about deforestation and climate change and how her firm is engaging banks and other companies on these systemic financial risks.

Ceres and Berkeley School of Law Announce New Executive Education Course for Corporate Directors on Overseeing ESG Risks

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October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit Ceres and the Business in Society Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, are proud to announce the launch of a new executive education course ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role designed for directors of corporate boards.

Ceres Set to Launch New 10-Year Action Plan for Sustainable Business Leadership

Ceres Roadmap 2030 will enable companies to thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future
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Global sustainability threats – from the climate crisis to water scarcity to racial, gender and workplace inequality and inequity – are disrupting global operations and supply chains, destabilizing financial markets, and causing widespread human and economic suffering. In a compounding pandemic-battered environment, how can companies navigate these rapidly changing business realities and thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future? What will it take to make the 2020s a decade of action?

Amid Pandemic and Worsening Climate and Water Crisis, the Sustainability Movement Grew Stronger

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More than 60 investors and companies join Ceres powerful networks and major initiatives to tackle the greatest sustainability threats

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More than 60 investors and companies join Ceres powerful networks and major initiatives to tackle the greatest sustainability threats

New SEC Rule Will Impair Investors' Ability To Manage Risk at a Time of Mounting Systemic Risks

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At a time when the climate crisis and other systemic risks loom over the economy, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s 3-to-2 vote today amending its rule on shareholder proposals would make it harder for investors to manage the financial risks associated with these trends.
 

Futurecasting a World With Water Aware Financial Institutions: Four Takeaways

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Understanding the real enormity and complexity of the water crisis that companies face requires a concerted effort at combining scientific and financial insights, according to speakers convened by Ceres at World Water Week 2020.

Major Pennsylvania Businesses, Institutions Declare Support for Regional Carbon Initiative

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More than a dozen employers across the state urge lawmakers to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

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More than a dozen employers across the state urge lawmakers to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

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