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Ceres Applauds President Biden's Announcement of a Strong National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target

New U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution calls for a 50-52% reduction from 2005 levels in economy-wide net greenhouse gas pollution by 2030
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April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres applauds today’s announcement by the Biden administration of a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the U.S. to achieve a 50-52% reduction from 2005 levels in economy-wide net greenhouse gas pollution by 2030, which will place the country on a credible pathway to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

Global Initiative Grows to 87 Investors Managing $37 Trillion, With the World's Three Largest Asset Managers Now Committing to Net Zero Goal

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Ahead of Earth Day and Leaders Summit on Climate, the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative announces it now includes BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street Global Advisors Asset managers promise to work with clients to reach net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner and set 2030 emissions reduction targets

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Ahead of Earth Day and Leaders Summit on Climate, the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative announces it now includes BlackRock, Vanguard, and State Street Global Advisors Asset managers promise to work with clients to reach net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner and set 2030 emissions reduction targets

Investors Encouraged by Wendy's Pledge to Set Science-based Emissions Reduction Targets for Its Full Value Chain

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April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, The Wendy’s Company took an important step to help tackle the climate crisis and align with investor expectations on greenhouse gas emission reductions from direct operations and supply chains, according to institutional investors who reached an agreement with the fast food giant.

Influential Companies and Fleet Operators Call for Strong Fuel Economy and Emission Standards

Strong federal fuel economy and pollution standards would spur innovation and benefit businesses, consumers, and the U.S. auto industry.
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April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Two powerful corporate networks, representing more than 80 companies with a combined $1.3 trillion in annual revenue, are calling on the Biden administration to set strong emissions and fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.

310 Businesses And Investors Support U.S. Federal Climate Target In Open Letter To President Biden

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Business signatories of the letter collectively represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and employ nearly 6 million U.S. workers across all 50 states. They range in size from small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, and represent a number of industries. 

Major Investor Groups Outline Climate Policy Priorities for U.S. Administration

Ahead of the Leaders Summit on Climate, the CEOs of CDP, Ceres, and PRI call for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030
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April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The chief executives of three major investor groups are calling on the Biden administration to adopt policies that will enable the U.S. to ‘build back better’ and restore its climate leadership in the world.

310 Businesses and Investors Support U.S. Federal Climate Target in Open Letter to President Biden

Signatories represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and over $1 trillion in assets under management
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April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 310 businesses and investors with a footprint in the U.S. signed an open letter to President Biden indicating their support for the Biden administration’s commitment to climate action, and for setting a federal climate target to reduce emissions. The letter was organized and published by the We Mean Business coalition and Ceres today. 

New Report Shows U.S. Financial Regulators Still Far Lagging Behind Global Peers on Climate Action

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Apr. 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ Despite recent progress from some financial regulatory agencies, the majority of U.S. financial regulators still lag far behind their global peers, and far behind what scientists and economists deem necessary to protect the U.S. financial markets from the systemic risks posed by the climate crisis—according to a new report released today from the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets. 

Investors Seek Greater Climate Action in 2021 Proxy Season

Science-based emissions reductions plans and Paris-aligned policy advocacy sought in shareholder resolutions
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April 5, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Investor engagements with companies succeed in spurring agreements with companies

Investors’ increasing concerns about the climate crisis are reflected in 136 climate-related shareholder resolutions filed so far this year and in stepped up engagement, as investors seek to hold companies accountable for mitigating both the systemic and business-specific risks of global warming, according to a new analysis by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres.

Legislation to Partially Repeal House Bill 6 Falls Short by Failing to Restore Clean Energy Programs

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April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gov. Mike DeWine signed legislation today to partially repeal Ohio’s scandal-ridden House Bill 6, but failed to restore the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency resource standards.

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