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Ceres Welcomes the U.S. Department of Labor’s Adoption of a New Rule Allowing Climate-Aligned Funds in 401(k)s

Press Release

Ceres applauds the U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and the agency on its adoption of a new rule—Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights—that clarifies would allow climate-aligned funds in 401(k) plans.

COP 27 Agreement Rightfully Calls for Assistance for the Smallest and Poorest Nations but Misses Opportunities To Reaffirm 1.5C Limit

Press Release

November 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP 27) ends, Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber reacts to the final agreement:

Following Election, Ceres Calls on Lawmakers To Advance Bipartisan Solutions To Grow U.S. Economy and Confront Climate Crisis

Press Release

November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Following the 2022 midterm elections, Ceres and its networks stand ready to build upon historic U.S. climate action and investments of the past year, as companies and investors remain committed to advancing bipartisan solutions that will keep the U.S. competitive and benefit communities and economies across the country.

New Proposed EPA Methane Rule Aimed at Reducing Emissions Would Strengthen Those Issued Last Year

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November 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - New proposed methane regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week would expand upon and strengthen already released rules that would reduce emissions of the potent greenhouse gas from covered sources 74% compared with 2005 levels. The new proposed regulations build on these rules by ensuring regular inspections at high-emitting, lower-producing wells, advancing monitoring technologies for leaks, and addressing pollution from abandoned wells.

Ceres Applauds Biden Administration’s Proposed Use of Its Procurement Power To Reduce Climate Risk and Build Climate Resilience

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November 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Biden Administration, acting through the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council, proposed an update to its rule governing disclosure of climate-related information by federal suppliers. Ceres applauds the release of this proposal and looks forward to evaluating it and providing in-depth comments.

Meet the Companies That Are Leading the Way on Scope 3 Emissions

Blog

By Randi Mail, Director, Campaigns, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of buzz about the benefits and challenges to companies of measuring, disclosing, and reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in their supply chains – what’s known as scope 3 emissions. The reality is that leading companies are tracking and tackling both upstream and downstream supply chain emissions because it makes good business sense.

Meet the Companies That Are Leading the Way on Scope 3 Emissions

Blog

By Randi Mail, Director, Campaigns, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of buzz about the benefits and challenges to companies of measuring, disclosing, and reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in their supply chains – what’s known as scope 3 emissions. The reality is that leading companies are tracking and tackling both upstream and downstream supply chain emissions because it makes good business sense.

At COP27, Investors, Companies, and Policymakers Must Accelerate Urgent Action on the Climate and Water Crises To Cut Emissions in Half by 2030

Press Release

COP27 provides a critical moment to build upon historic U.S. climate action and investments, as public and private sector leaders raise their ambition, deliver on commitments, implement policies to capitalize on the opportunities in the necessary transition to a zero emissions future, and ensure public finance to support adaptation and resilience for developing nations

Ceres Invited for Input As U.S. Treasury Prepares To Implement the Historic Investments of the Inflation Reduction Act

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After mobilizing thousands of investors and companies in support of the Inflation Reduction Act passed by Congress in August, Ceres this week shared recommendations with the U.S. Treasury Department as it prepares to implement major components of the landmark climate and clean energy legislation.

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