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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.

Ceres Applauds President Biden's New Infrastructure Plan As a Vital Investment in the Clean Energy Future

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March 31, 2021, /3BL Media/ - President Biden’s new $2 trillion infrastructure proposal is “one of the biggest investment opportunities in the clean energy future that will put us on the path to net-zero emissions, create sustainable infrastructure and well-paying jobs, and deliver justice to communities most harmed by climate pollution,” said Mindy Lubber, Ceres CEO and President. 

43 New Asset Managers Commit to Net Zero Emissions Goal

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Net Zero Asset Managers initiative now has 73 signatories representing $32 trillion in AUM, 36 percent of the global total

Signatories will work in collaboration with clients to achieve 2030 emissions reduction targets and reach net zero by 2050 or sooner

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Net Zero Asset Managers initiative now has 73 signatories representing $32 trillion in AUM, 36 percent of the global total

Signatories will work in collaboration with clients to achieve 2030 emissions reduction targets and reach net zero by 2050 or sooner

Climate Action 100+ Issues Its First-ever Net Zero Company Benchmark of the World's Largest Corporate Emitters

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Benchmark defines key indicators of success for business alignment with a net zero emissions future and goals of the Paris Agreement

Detailed assessments show companies are increasingly making ambitious climate commitments, but now need to deliver

Benchmark sets clear engagement priorities for $54 trillion investor-led initiative to drive faster corporate climate action

Starbucks, PayPal and PSEG Join Ceres' Company Network

Ceres Company Network membership grows to more than 50 companies working to drive sustainable business leadership
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March 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Starbucks Corp., PayPal Holdings Inc. and PSEG have joined the Ceres Company Network, the sustainability nonprofit Ceres announced today.

New Global Effort Launches for Investors to Achieve Net-zero Portfolios in Line With the Paris Agreement Goals

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Third largest U.S. pension fund joins forces with 110 investors managing $33 trillion in assets in participating in the international Paris Aligned Investment Initiative
 
New framework released to guide asset owners and asset managers in aligning their investments to net-zero emissions

New Speakers Announced for Ceres 2021!

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March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - At Ceres 2021: Transform Tomorrow Today, we will convene capital market leaders across the U.S. and the globe for three days of virtual programming to highlight the urgent actions they are taking today to transform tomorrow and stabilize our climate, protect water and natural resources, and build a more equitable and inclusive economy.

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