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Ceres Announces New Partnership With Renowned Research Institute to Drive Investor and Corporate Action on the Global Water Crisis

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First of its kind global assessment will help deliver a set of leading, bold investor expectations for companies to value water

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First of its kind global assessment will help deliver a set of leading, bold investor expectations for companies to value water

More Than 330 Major Businesses Call on U.S. Congress to Build Back a More Resilient, Sustainable Economy From COVID-19

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Companies with combined market valuations of $11.5 trillion participate in LEAD on Climate 2020—the largest business-led lawmaker education and advocacy day on climate action

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Companies with combined market valuations of $11.5 trillion participate in LEAD on Climate 2020—the largest business-led lawmaker education and advocacy day on climate action

Electric Power: An Industry in Transition

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Electric Power: An Industry in Transition
Tuesday, May 12
12pm EDT

Power companies continue to increase ambition and set more aggressive greenhouse gas goals. In this session, participants will:

Global Environmental Expert Ma Jun: “Market-based Solutions Are the Best Way to Balance Economic Recovery and Climate Action.”

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As the globalization of manufacturing has accelerated over the past decade, it has become clear that the greatest share of a company’s environmental footprint is in its global supply chain. 

Business Disruption and a Just Transition

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Over the past decade, major economic and social trends have been shifting the nature of work both in the U.S. and globally. The climate crisis, automation, the gig economy and eroding labor rights are just some of the disruptive forces that have upended business as usual for companies and workers. And, now the coronavirus pandemic has put these associated systemic, financial and reputational risks into even sharper focus. Disruptions like these don’t just bring risk—they also offer us chances to learn, to innovate, and to envision a better and more sustainable way forward.

Harvard’s Rebecca Henderson: “Our system is wildly out of balance. We must reimagine capitalism.”

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"We're in a super difficult moment. We need to reimagine capitalism," Henderson, a professor at Harvard Business School, and member of the Ceres’ board of directors, said in her opening remarks at Ceres 2020.

Leadership in A More Complex World

by Mindy Lubber
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In times of a global crisis, we know that leadership matters.  

It is critical not just when the crisis hits, but also in preparing for it – whether it is a deadly novel virus or another profound global threat such as the climate crisis. 

Announcing Ceres 2020 Digital Program for April and May!

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Earlier in March, we announced that the Ceres 2020 in New York in-person event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since then, we’ve been working hard to reimagine how we can deliver the content we planned that aims to address the challenges investors, companies and policymakers alike face when it comes to sustainability.

We launched our Ceres 2020 digital program last week with three successful sessions, and are excited now to announce the following sessions for April.

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