Business signatories of the letter collectively represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and employ nearly 6 million U.S. workers across all 50 states. They range in size from small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, and represent a number of industries.
Ahead of the Leaders Summit on Climate, the CEOs of CDP, Ceres, and PRI call for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030
April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The chief executives of three major investor groups are calling on the Biden administration to adopt policies that will enable the U.S. to ‘build back better’ and restore its climate leadership in the world.
Signatories represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and over $1 trillion in assets under management
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.
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.
Science-based emissions reductions plans and Paris-aligned policy advocacy sought in shareholder resolutions
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.
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.
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.