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Ceres Joins U.S. Partners to Launch 'America Is All In' and Call for an Ambitious National Climate Target

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

Biden-Harris Victory Is a Win for Our Health, Planet, Our Economy and Our Future

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Ceres stands ready to work with new administration to build back better from Covid-19, advance a more equitable, just and sustainable future, and welcome the U.S. back into the global Paris Climate Agreement 

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Ceres stands ready to work with new administration to build back better from Covid-19, advance a more equitable, just and sustainable future, and welcome the U.S. back into the global Paris Climate Agreement 

A Bottoms-Up Approach to Fulfilling America's Pledge

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The Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, convened by America’s Pledge Co-Chairs Mike Bloomberg and California Governor Jerry Brown, brought leaders together to create deeper worldwide commitments and accelerated action that can put the globe on track to prevent dangerous climate change and realize the historic Paris Agreement. The following is a round up of GCAS news.

One Year Later, Companies and Investors Are ‘Still In’ the Paris Agreement

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Since its launch in June 2017, the We Are Still In coalition has doubled in size and grown in clout, becoming a national movement of nearly 2,800 leaders strong, including 1,800 companies and investors, working together to uphold America’s promise to meet the U.S. goals of the Paris Agreement. 

One Year Later, Companies and Investors Are ‘Still In’

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June 1, 2018  /3BL Media/ - Since its launch in June 2017, the We Are Still In coalition has doubled in size and grown in clout, becoming a national movement of nearly 2,800 leaders strong, including 1,800 companies and investors, working together to uphold America’s promise to meet the U.S. goals of the Paris Agreement. 

Trump Proposal to Abandon Clean Power Plan Out of Step With Business Community

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BOSTON, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/- The proposal released today by the Trump administration to abandon the Clean Power Plan is both “misguided and out of step with the leaders in the business community,” Ceres said in a statement today.

The Clean Power Plan is the nation’s first comprehensive effort to reduce carbon pollution from existing electric power plants – the second largest source of global warming pollution in the country.

Anne Kelly, senior director of policy and the BICEP Network, added: 

We Are Still In: How Businesses Reshape Political Advocacy in Washington

By Jan Lee
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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn. Join MGM’s Chief Diversity and CR Officer Phyllis James, Terracycle CEO Tom Szaky, Leidos CEO Roger Krone on the corporate response to the opioid epidemic at the 2017 Commit!Forum in Washington, D.C., this October.

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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn. Join MGM’s Chief Diversity and CR Officer Phyllis James, Terracycle CEO Tom Szaky, Leidos CEO Roger Krone on the corporate response to the opioid epidemic at the 2017 Commit!Forum in Washington, D.C., this October.

NYU Law Launches New Center to Help State AGs Fight Environmental Rollbacks

by Juliet Eilperin
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NYU School of Law will launch a new center, financed by Bloomberg Philanthropies, aimed at helping state attorneys general fight any federal moves to roll back renewable energy, environmental protections and climate policies.

Trump Won't Stop Americans Hitting the Paris Climate Targets. Here's How We Do It

by Michael Bloomberg
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Forget the White House, a new coalition of cities, businesses and universities are taking a lead role in fighting climate change.

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Forget the White House, a new coalition of cities, businesses and universities are taking a lead role in fighting climate change.

Edison International Continues Support for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Efforts

The company signs “We Are Still In” statement supporting the Paris Climate Agreement
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Edison International joined a growing list of U.S. businesses, universities, state and local leaders in signing an open letter to the international community regarding the Paris accord on climate change.

The company and its utility, Southern California Edison, continue to work to help California meet its ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

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