Ceres 2020 in New York will mobilize the world's most influential capital market leaders to accelerate and scale up innovative solutions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges. These leading executives will map out the urgent steps for increased investor and corporate action on sustainability risks and opportunities across diverse sectors of the economy.
General Motors has designed the Chevrolet Volt and Bolt EV for markets across all 50 states and around the world – a demonstration of the company’s commitment to electrification. While growing the electric-vehicle market is a more complex challenge than simply bringing a new car to the dealership showroom, Chevrolet focuses on marketing and education efforts to help drive consumer adoption.
The transition to a clean-energy economy is underway.
Britta Gross, director of Advanced Vehicle Commercialization Policy at General Motors, spoke to a room of more than 500 sustainability professionals at the Ceres Conference in Boston about moving electric vehicles into the mainstream.
In her role, Britta explores the enablers that drive EV demand and promotes electrification technology.
So what’s it going to take to grow this niche market?
With the ink barely dry on the landmark Paris COP21 agreement signed by 175 countries, one New England lawmaker sees “real cracks in denial castle” and is calling on corporations to lobby Republicans in Congress to break party ranks and take a stand on climate change.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said industry associations opposed to stronger laws curtailing fossil fuels are now the only voices being heard in Washington.
BOSTON, April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Long-time shareholder advocate and executive director of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, Sister Patricia Daly, OP has been awarded the sixth-annual Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets. The announcement was made today at the annual Ceres Conference, which is running April 30- May 1 at The Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA.
The Ceres Conference is an annual gathering where organizations as different as the Sierra Club and Shell come together to discuss ways to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. On the eve of the conference which takes place May 1st and 2nd in San Francisco this year, we thought it would be worthwhile to get a sneak peek at some of the Ceres speakers.
(3BL Media) Boston, MA - September 12, 2012 - Ceres and Trillium Asset Management are seeking nominations for the sixth annual Joan Bavaria Award. Submissions will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, December 31, 2012. Nominations can be submitted at www.ceres.org/awards/joan-bavaria-award/nominate.
Announce Specific Commitments to Scale-Up Energy Efficiency, Better Working Conditions Worldwide, Green Investing
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 11, 2011 - OAKLAND – Sustainable business practices got a powerful, public boost today when a group of globally prominent investors, Fortune 500 companies and organized labor announced a series of coordinated commitments to combat climate change and other societal challenges while building a safer, more sustainable global economy.