As the world’s largest purchaser of products and services, federal officials must factor in sustainability when doing business
In response to the federal government’s request for comments on draft regulations that would revise the federal procurement process to factor in sustainability in government purchasing, Ceres submitted recommendations that would help reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) while incentivizing zero-carbon innovation. The U.S.
January 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres issued more than a dozen recommendations for actions federal financial regulatory agencies should take to address the financial risk that climate change places on our nation’s banking system.
December 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres joins major companies with employers and operations in New Jersey to applaud the Murphy administration for adopting new rules today that will accelerate the growth of clean trucks, vans, and other large commercial vehicles.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) approved the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule today, which requires manufacturers of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles to grow sales of zero-emission models by an increasing rate over time in the states where the policy is adopted.
As the U.S. Senate prepares to debate the Build Back Better Act, nearly 400 companies of all sizes and industries from across the country are urging lawmakers to pass its ambitious climate, clean energy, and environmental justice measures.
December 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Amid rising action in tackling the climate crisis and other sustainability challenges, Ceres grew significantly in 2021 with scores of new institutional investors and major companies joining its powerful networks and global collaborations and five new groundbreaking initiatives that will drive more equitable market-based and policy solutions throughout the economy.
December 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Commonwealth of Virginia took a step to expand its leadership role in tackling transportation-related climate pollution today, signing an agreement with 15 other states to work together to grow the market for zero-emission commercial vehicles like trucks and vans.
President Biden’s new executive order catalyzing the U.S. government toward net zero emissions by utilizing the federal government’s purchasing power is “yet another important signal that this administration is committed to using it’s full authority and influence toward building a more competitive economy and strengthening U.S. leadership in the technology markets of today and tomorrow,” said Anne Kelly, vice president of government relations, at Ceres.
Companies could face nearly 1.8 billion in costs to address their negative water impacts
December 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A first-of-its-kind analysis finds that the cost of addressing harmful water impacts could top nearly $1.8 billion annually for some large publicly-traded packaged meat and apparel companies, and could lead to a change in company valuation of up to -47%, according to new res
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