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Ceres Set to Launch New 10-Year Action Plan for Sustainable Business Leadership

Ceres Roadmap 2030 will enable companies to thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future
Press Release

Global sustainability threats – from the climate crisis to water scarcity to racial, gender and workplace inequality and inequity – are disrupting global operations and supply chains, destabilizing financial markets, and causing widespread human and economic suffering. In a compounding pandemic-battered environment, how can companies navigate these rapidly changing business realities and thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future? What will it take to make the 2020s a decade of action?

Investors & Companies Use Climate Playbook to Scale Action on Water

Roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks.

by Kirsten James, Director of Water at Ceres 

Our research shows that roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks. That’s the startling insight we uncovered when we analyzed the sectors represented in the four main U.S. stock indices. These risks, including dwindling water sources, pollution, climate change and increasing competition, affect industries across the board, from agriculture to utilities, apparel to oil and gas.

Ceres CEO and President Tapped to Serve on U.S. Federal Advisory Committee Focused on Tackling Climate-Related Risks in Capital Markets

Press Release

November 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber has been appointed to the first-ever U.S. federal advisory committee focused on addressing the short and long-term financial and market risks posed by climate change to capital markets and throughout the broader economy.

Proposed Changes to the Shareholder Proposal Process Would Limit the Ability of Investors to Manage Risks

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November 5, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Proposed changes to the current shareholder proposal process would restrict an important avenue that investors use to manage risks and respond to emerging trends, said Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber.

Quote Sheet: GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050


GM is pledging to meet its electricity needs at all of its global operations with renewable energy – such as wind, sun and landfill gas – by 2050. Here’s what GM employees and third parties had to say about the plan.

Ceres Commends U.S. Offer of Domestic Emissions Cuts Towards an International Climate Agreement

Higher End of U.S. Intended Nationally Determined (“INDC”) Target is Credible, Achievable and Will Stimulate Necessary Investment in Clean Technologies
Press Release

March 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres commends the Obama Administration’s announcement today of its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution including a 26-28 percent cut in U.S. emissions below 2005 baseline by 2025 for the upcoming UN climate conference in Paris this December.

Mindy Lubber, Ceres President and director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk says:

Top Down and Bottom Up: GM Leadership and Employees Learn from Climate Expert

Ceres president provides valuable insight on GM's sustainability performance

Since the early 90s, GM has engaged with Ceres, a nonprofit advocating for sustainability leadership. The group serves as a straight-talking external advisor giving us perspective on a number of sustainability initiatives. While its president, Mindy Lubber, was in Detroit for our annual stakeholder meetings and the North American International Auto Show, she took time to meet with a group of employees from various departments such as HR, finance, policy, communications and sustainability for a roundtable discussion.

CEOs of Leading Sustainability Nonprofits to Speak at GreenBiz Forum

NGO leaders to discuss emerging trends with world’s biggest companies and brands
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Executives from the world’s leading sustainability nonprofits will meet with their corporate counterparts in February to discuss the trends, tools and technologies needed to move companies and markets toward a more sustainable path.

Guest Post: Mindy Lubber, CEO of Ceres: Tackling Climate Change is Economic Imperative

As extreme weather impacts accelerate around the globe, hundreds of thousands of people will gather to rally support for climate action in New York City this week.

Heads of State from around the world will meet at the UN Climate Summit to catalyze global action on climate change. Ceres will be there, bringing our powerful network of investors and companies, including General Motors, to make the case that tackling climate change is not only an environmental issue, it’s an economic imperative.

So what can you do to participate in Climate Week? No matter where you are this week, you can take a few simple steps to support action on climate change.


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