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40 Investors With Nearly $1 Trillion Join Other Leaders to Urge U.S. Financial Regulators to Act on Climate Change As a Systemic Financial Risk

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72 private and public sector leaders, including investors, former regulators, lawmakers, NGOs, and foundations urge regulatory action on climate change

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72 private and public sector leaders, including investors, former regulators, lawmakers, NGOs, and foundations urge regulatory action on climate change

As U.S. Rebuilds Economy, Companies Urged to Align Lobbying With Science-based Climate Action

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New action plan argues strong corporate governance on climate change will allow for alignment and create a policy environment that better positions companies and economies for growth

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New action plan argues strong corporate governance on climate change will allow for alignment and create a policy environment that better positions companies and economies for growth

Businesses Applaud Largest Multi-State Effort to Expedite Decarbonization of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

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July 14, 2020 /3BL Media/  - Major businesses are welcoming a new agreement released today by the Governors of 15 U.S. states that pledges to work collectively to decarbonize commercial vehicles. This marks an important milestone as it is the largest multi-state collaboration on cleaning up transportation in U.S. history. It is incredibly timely as states look to rebuild a more resilient and sustainable economy in the wake of the pandemic and accelerate the transition to a clean transportation future. 

50 Investors With US $4 Trillion in Assets Back Strong Methane Emissions Regulation in Pennsylvania

Call on oil and gas companies operating in the Commonwealth to support proposal to cut emissions by 75,000 tons per year, reduce air pollution and capture lost fuel
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July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, a group of 50 institutional investors representing US $4 trillion in assets under management issued a statement of support for a strong final regulation to reduce air pollution and methane emissions proposed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

New Analysis Shows Momentum Building to Decarbonize the Power Sector

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Before the pandemic, power sector emissions fell eight percent as the economy grew.

Coal generation continued to decline as renewable energy expanded and more corporations committed to net-zero carbon emission goals.

Ceres Applauds New House Climate Action Plan That Would Put the Us on Path to Achieve Net-zero Emissions by 2050

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June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ceres, a sustainability nonprofit organization, applauds the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for their leadership and thoughtful set of bold policy recommendations released today to tackle the global climate crisis as the U.S. works to rebuild the economy. 

Climate Action 100+ Investor Signatories Achieve Major Gains During 2020 U.S. Proxy Season

Corporate lobbying, governance proposals receive record levels of shareholder support at virtual annual general meetings and help to advance initiative’s aims
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June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/  - Proposals filed by Climate Action 100+ investor signatories calling on major oil and electric power companies to disclose lobbying activities and improve governance on climate change garnered record levels of support at this year’s U.S. Proxy Season. 

Investing in Natural Climate Solutions

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Companies, asset owners and asset managers are intrigued by natural climate solutions--the conservation, restoration and management of forests to mitigate climate change. A group led by New Forests and Generation Investment just launched a 2030 NCS Investment Vision which explores a transition pathway to investment in sustainable land use. In this session, participants will: - Examine the challenges of land use change and degradation - Discuss the suite of available Natural Climate Solutions - Explore the opportunities presented by forest carbon projects

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