Ceres Announces New Partnership With Renowned Research Institute to Drive Investor and Corporate Action on the Global Water Crisis

The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres announced a new partnership with a leading research institute to deliver a new global assessment that will serve as a foundation in developing bold new action steps to better protect the world’s most precious resource: water. This is the first of its kind assessment that takes a comprehensive look at the major threats to our global water supply from unsustainable corporate practices.  Ceres is joining forces with the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada to draw attention to the strong linkage…

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Ceres announces new partnership with renowned research institute

The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres announced a new partnership with a leading research institute to deliver a new global assessment that will serve as a foundation in developing bold new action steps to better protect the world’s most precious resource: water. This is the first of its kind assessment that takes a comprehensive look at the major threats to our global water supply from unsustainable corporate practices.  Ceres is joining forces with the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada to draw attention to the…

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The Investor Agenda founding partners call for a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

The following can be attributed to the heads of the Founding Partners of The Investor Agenda on the release of their global statement on a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic: Director of the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, Rebecca Mikula-Wright, said: “Investors active across Asia are increasingly seeking low-emissions investment opportunities and tightening controls against emissions-intensive activities. Asian governments will drive the most efficient and widespread private capital investment, which in turn will create fresh jobs and growth, if they tap into this trend and integrate COVID-19 economic recovery…

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Major Environmental Groups Call On Businesses To Lead On Climate Policy

Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of Corporate America to step up their engagement on climate policy. Signatories include the heads of BSR, C2ES, CDP, Ceres, Conservation International, Environmental Defense Fund, The Climate Group, The Nature Conservancy, the Union of Concerned Scientists, World Resources Institute, and World Wildlife Fund. In the letter, the organizations call on businesses to adopt a science-based climate policy agenda that is aligned with the recommendations of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

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Investors with $6.3 trillion in assets call on companies to cut climate, deforestation-related risks in global soybean supply chains

As global demand for soybean products continues to increase, 57 investors with more than $6.3 trillion in assets under management are calling on companies to disclose and eliminate deforestation risks associated with meeting this demand in their soybean supply chains, with a view towards protecting the long-term value of their investments. “While we recognise the important role of agriculture and soybean production to economic development and the livelihoods of farmers, we are also concerned that the environmental and social issues associated with unsustainable soybean production could have a material impact…

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