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Major Companies and Investors Call on the Federal Government To Strengthen Proposed Truck Emissions Standards

Press Release

A series of letters from corporate coalitions and a group of investors representing $700 billion in assets under management is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen the emissions standards currently proposed for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Ceres Celebrates the Leaders in Corporate Sustainability Policy With 2022 BICEP Awards

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By Anne Kelly, Ceres Vice President of Government Relations

In 2021, the Ceres BICEP Network was once again vital to advancing ambitious climate, clean energy, clean transportation, and environmental justice policies across the U.S. As business leaders continue their full-court press for robust federal investments in the clean energy economy, it's important for us all to take a much-needed moment to reflect on what the Ceres BICEP Network accomplished in the last year — and to appreciate the business leaders who powered those achievements.

Major U.S. Companies and Investors Urge Congress to LEAD on Climate

Lawmakers pressed to finalize federal clean energy package at fourth annual business advocacy day
Press Release

May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ -Representatives from more than 100 large companies and investors are meeting with key lawmakers of both parties this week in a united call for Congress to pass an ambitious package of federal clean energy, transportation, infrastructure, and advanced manufacturing investments. 

New Report Finds Half of All Credit Union Industry Assets at Risk From Climate Change

Report highlights both the challenges and opportunities facing the U.S. credit union industry, and offers a set of clear action steps
Press Release

Ceres and the Filene Research Institute have released a new report that finds thousands of U.S credit unions have significant unaddressed risk arising from the climate crisis. This first-of-its-kind analysis provides insights on how credit unions can respond to the climate crisis, mitigate their risks, and become part of a system-wide solution.

Business Leaders to Make Urgent Call for Federal Clean Energy Investments at LEAD on Climate 2022

Accredited members of the media are invited to hear from the companies and investors at the cutting edge of clean energy advocacy at a virtual roundtable on May 11, including CEOs and executives from Siemens and Hannon Armstrong.
Press Release

May 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As Congress considers an ambitious climate package, more than 90 influential companies and investors are preparing to make the urgent economic case for robust federal investments in clean energy and advanced manufacturing directly to lawmakers at LEAD on Climate 2022. 

SEC Chair Gensler Joined Ceres, Investors, and Companies for a Closer Look at Standardized Climate Disclosure

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Investors need a complete picture of issuers’ financial risks to make informed decisions about their portfolios—and that includes climate-related risks, Anne Simpson, the global head of sustainability at Franklin Templeton, explained during a virtual meeting of corporate executives and investors that Ceres hosted on April 12 with Gary Gensler, chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to discuss the agency’s new landmark climate disclosure proposal.

As 2022 Proxy Season Begins, Record Numbers of Climate Resolutions and Agreements Bode Well for Action

As 2022 proxy season begins, record numbers of climate resolutions and agreements bode well for action
Press Release

April 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Heralding what is shaping up to be an historic proxy season for climate action, investors have filed a record 215 climate-related shareholder resolutions this year, according to tracking by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres. Of these proposals, shareholders have already negotiated agreements on 103 of them, with companies committing to take actions sought in exchange for withdrawal.

Leading Companies Deliver Economic Case for Historic Clean Energy Investments as Congress Returns

Companies call for swift passage of a federal economic package centered on clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments to reduce costs for consumers and strengthen U.S. energy security, innovation, and competitiveness.
Press Release

As Congress returns from its spring recess, dozens of major companies with operations across sectors in the U.S. are urging lawmakers to swiftly pass a federal economic package centered on ambitious clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments.

Pennsylvania Embraces Clean Energy and Economic Leadership by Joining RGGI

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April 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres joins major businesses across Pennsylvania to applaud the Wolf administration for finalizing its participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), becoming the 12th state to join the bipartisan East Coast program to address pollution from power plants.

Major Businesses in Michigan Laud Climate Action to Support Transition to Carbon-Neutral Economy

Businesses including Crystal Mountain, EILEEN FISHER, Ford, General Mills, General Motors, IKEA, and Siemens say MI Healthy Climate Plan strategies to build a carbon-neutral economy will strengthen Michigan’s vitality, competitiveness, and economic growth
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LANSING, Mich., April 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Major businesses with operations and employees across Michigan want to see the state scale up strategies to achieve a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. They say that doing so would help safeguard the state from climate threats and reap the economic opportunities of the clean energy transition.

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