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Ensuring the Green Standard

Greentech Capital Advisors features Curtis Ravenel as a Sustainable Hero
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Bloomberg's Global Head of Sustainable Business & Finance, Curtis Ravenel, is featured as a Sustainable Hero in Greentech Capital Advisors' new issue! Read Curtis's interview on "Ensuring the Green Standard" and hear from other leaders and sustainability advocates like Washington state’s Governor Jay Inslee, Sumant Sinha CEO and founder of ReNew Power, Laurence Tubiana CEO of European Climate Foundation and Elisabeth Brinton Global VP Strategy & Portfolio of @Shell New Energies, here

Our Next Moonshot: Saving Earth’s Climate

By: Michael R. Bloomberg
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Originally posted on bloomberg.com

The following is an adaptation of an address to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology class of 2019.

Fifty years ago next month, the Apollo 11 lunar module touched down on the moon. It’s fair to say the crew never would have gotten there without MIT.

Message From Mike Bloomberg

Bloomberg's 2018 Impact Report
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In partnership with the Sierra Club, we have helped to close more than half of U.S. coal power plants – 286 out of 530, and counting – since 2011. Recently, we set a new goal of retiring every remaining U.S. coal plant by 2030. And we are launching an ambitious new stage of the campaign called Beyond Carbon. It is a grassroots effort to help move America as quickly as possible away from oil and gas and toward a 100 percent clean-energy economy.

Announcing Bloomberg's 2018 Impact Report

A Message from Mike Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies
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“We are committed to leading the way in the fight against climate change. In the coming year, we will continue to ramp up our efforts to build a stronger, more resilient global economy,” said Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Bloomberg LP Chairman Peter Grauer Recognized as a Leading Global Champion of Diversity in the Workplace

Financial Times Ranks Grauer Among the Top Allies for LGTBQ Equality and Gender Diversity
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Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer has been recognized this year by two of the top diversity and inclusion rankings by the Financial Times, a testament to his advocacy for an inclusive workplace.

The 25 Most Generous Philanthropists in America Today

By: Myelle Lansat, Business Insider
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Michael Bloomberg, founder and CEO of Bloomberg, ranks fifth on this list. 

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Michael Bloomberg, founder and CEO of Bloomberg, ranks fifth on this list. 

Washington Can’t Kill Solar Power: 6 Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Future of Solar

By: Mike Bloomberg
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The Trump administration recently announced that the U.S. will be implementing a steep tariff on solar panel imports. Taxing those solar panels up to 30 percent will destroy U.S. jobs, because far more Americans are involved in installing and maintaining panels than in manufacturing them. It will also raise Americans’ electric bills, by making the energy marketplace less competitive. And it will hurt our environment and public health, by slowing the transition away from heavily polluting, carbon-emitting fossil fuels.

Mike Bloomberg and FSB Chair Mark Carney Announce Growing Support for the TCFD on the Two-Year Anniversary of the Paris Agreement

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Paris, December 12, 2017 – Two hundred thirty-seven companies with a combined market capitalization of over $6.3 trillion have publicly committed to support the Task Force on Climaterelated Financial Disclosures (TCFD). This includes over 150 financial firms, responsible for assets of over $81.7 trillion. The TCFD announced the growing support at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron celebrating the two year anniversary of the Paris Agreement. The Task Force, led by Michael R.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Signs on as Headline Sponsor of 2018 Climate Leadership Conference

US Climate Alliance Joins as Government Partner as States, Cities and Businesses Step up on Climate Action
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WASHINGTON, December 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR) are pleased to announce that Bloomberg Philanthropies will serve as headline sponsor of the 2018 Climate Leadership Conference. Bloomberg Philanthropies is stepping in to fill the void left by long-time sponsor, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which announced in August that it was discontinuing its support. At the conference, Bloomberg Philanthropies will work with climate leaders to advance America’s Pledge, an initiative co-chaired by Michael R.

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