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I am interested in your work, e.g. in relation to green bonds. Shall we talk about this?
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Most companies act as if the water they have today will be there tomorrow, says Brooke Barton, who runs water programs at Ceres, an environmental group in Boston that worked with Trillium and others to create an online checklist aimed at helping investors and companies assess efforts to manage water risk. "Water is something that should be keeping CEOs up at night," says Barton.
Jonas Kron is worried about water. The investment adviser at Trillium Asset Management, a $900 million fund manager that focuses on environmentally sustainable investment, fears the world’s dwindling ...
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For the first time ever, renewable energy is beating fossil fuels when it comes to new power plant investments.

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, electricity from the wind, sun, waves and biomass drew $187 billion last year compared with $157 billion for natural gas, oil and coal.
Renewable energy is surpassing fossil fuels for the first time in new power-plant investments, shaking off setbacks from the financial crisis and an impasse at the United Nations global warming talk...
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Estimates from EPA and others have projected that the total amount of investment needed to comply with the new rules is at least $94 billion. This investment would flow directly to American companies, creating the construction and manufacturing jobs that our economy sorely needs.
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Climate change and extreme weather events are costing insurance companies billions of dollars in property loss and damages, but what effect is climate change having on people's health and the business of health insurance?
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RELATING IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE BANES OF DEVELOPMENTS,ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND BIO-SAFETY FOR SUSTAINABLE GREEN TECHNOLOGY IN A LOW CARBON ECONOMY
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Happening today: 5th Investor Summit on Climate Risk & Energy Solutions at the UN in NYC. Watch it live at www.ceres.org/summit and follow on twitter (#summit).
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Just how have the extreme weather events of this year affected businesses like insurance companies?

"Allstate CEO Tom Wilson this year told investors that catastrophic weather losses beyond hurricanes and earthquakes had risen four-fold over the last three years, to $2 billion."
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Iceberg insurance?
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Our own Director of Electric Power Program, Dan Bakal, asks "Why is it that some in Congress are considering delaying important health protections for millions of Americans to accommodate a small fraction of the electric generating fleet and a minority of companies?" in his first blog post.
The EPA is scheduled to release its Mercury and Air Toxics (a.k.a., Utility MACT) Rule on December 16. The rule will establish, for the first time, limits on mercury and other toxic air pollutants fro...
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Our newest report shows that there are wide disparities in energy programs of 50 U.S. electric utility companies. Among the 50 utilities studied, there was a general positive correlation between the strength of state efficiency policy and the level of investment and savings.
A new report comparing the energy efficiency programs of 50 electric utility companies shows wide disparities in how much money U.S. utilities are investing in energy efficiency programs, and how succ...
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Great opinion piece on viability of solar vs. fracking:
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Mobilizing investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable global economy.
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Ceres is an advocate for sustainability leadership. Ceres mobilizes a powerful network of investors, companies and public interest groups to accelerate and expand the adoption of sustainable business practices and solutions to build a healthy global economy.

Our Mission: Mobilizing investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable global economy.