Investor Network on Climate Risk

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Name: Investor Network on Climate Risk
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions

BOSTON, MA -- In response to nearly 150 climate-related resolutions filed by institutional investors during the 2014 proxy season, 20 major international corporations have committed to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sustainably ... [Published Environmental Expert - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Against Divestment -- Why Walking Away Won't Make a Difference

Fund managers who invest billions of dollars on behalf of nonprofits, workers, and retirees are under a lot of pressure to show their opposition to non-sustainable energy sources by selling all their stock in fossil fuel companies . The argument is that ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Big business increasingly being held to account on climate from shareholders

source edie newsroomThe companies include Kellogg, General Mills, Mondelez, ConAgra, Panera and Safeway. Most of them are food and beverage firms, supermarket companies and grocery store chains - some of the top 10 purchasers in the $44bn palm oil industry ... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Global manufacturers make sustainable palm oil sourcing commitments

A number of global food and beverage manufacturers have made commitments to source responsibly produced palm oil.Image:www.awareenvironmental.com.auA number of global food and beverage manufacturers have made significant commitments to source responsibly ... [Published Food Magazine Australia - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to invest $44 trillion in clean energy by 2050 - an average of $1.2 trillion per year for the next 36 years. Yet global investment in clean energy was just $254 billion in 2013, down from $286 ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

First-Of-Its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Electric Utility Companies’ Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Performance

Boston, MA -- As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prepares for July 29th – August 1st listening sessions on its Clean Power Plan for existing power plants, a new report from Ceres and Clean Edge ranks the nation’s largest electric utilities ... [Published Environmental Expert - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to invest $44 trillion in clean energy by 2050 – an average of $1.2 trillion per year for the next 36 years. We have a long way to go to achieve the Clean Trillion goal, however, there are ... [Published Ceres - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Why sustainability leaders don’t impress Wall Street

It’s a question for the ages — or, at least, the age of sustainability: If sustainable business practices create profits and shareholder value, why aren’t mainstream investors paying attention?Some new research by McKinsey & Company has uncovered part ... [Published GreenBiz - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Emission standards benefit everyone

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hosted listening sessions in Denver on its Clean Power Plan. I applaud these new commonsense standards as a smart clean energy solution.The EPA’s proposed plan will reduce electric power plant carbon ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition

BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. SOURCE: ... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

In Ohio, clean energy is a sound investment

Published: Tuesday, 7/29/2014EDITORIALBy turning its back on renewable energy, Ohio is missing out on the potential for new businessesBY DANIEL STRANAHAN AND TIMOTHY SMITHRENEWABLE-energy policies help businesses and investors save money, create jobs, ... [Published Toledoblade.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why Investors Support a Price on Carbon

By Stephanie Pfeifer, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (Europe); Nathan Fabian, Investor Group on Climate Change (Australia/New Zealand); Chris Davis, Investor Network on Climate Risk (North America); and Alexandra Tracy, Asia Investor ... [Published World Bank - Jul 27 2014]

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...The mission is "not only to expose the inviability of fossil fuels, but also to shift public consciousness on the urgent and systemic nature of the current climate crisis."
"We are pleased to announce our commitment to reduce carbon emissions on an absolute basis by 25% compared to 2002, with a longer‐term goal of a 50% absolute reduction by 2050 compared to 2002."
...It increased nine percent again in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2013, reaching nearly $64 billion. "The new investment upswing is broad-based, with activity rising across wind and solar, large-scale and small-scale projects, and covering most of the big markets" said Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance. "The industry is gathering momentum once again."
">$44 trillion  in clean energy by 2050 – an average of $1.2 trillion per year for the next 36 years. "

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Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commi... [Published Environmental Expert - Aug 25 2014]
Against Divestment -- Why Walking Away Won't Ma... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 22 2014]
Big business increasingly being held to account... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Aug 15 2014]
Global manufacturers make sustainable palm oil ... [Published Food Magazine Australia - Aug 15 2014]
Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity [Published Individual.com - Aug 14 2014]
Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commi... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
First-Of-Its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Electric Ut... [Published Environmental Expert - Aug 09 2014]
Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity [Published Ceres - Aug 05 2014]
Why sustainability leaders don’t impress Wall S... [Published GreenBiz - Aug 04 2014]
Emission standards benefit everyone [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Aug 03 2014]
In Ohio, clean energy is a sound investment [Published Toledoblade.com - Jul 29 2014]
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
Why Investors Support a Price on Carbon [Published World Bank - Jul 27 2014]
PG&E Recognized By Ceres, Clean Edge For Clean ... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 24 2014]
Driving social and environmental justice into t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
New Web Tool Provides Easy Access to SEC Climat... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 30 2014]
New Report: Water and Climate Risks Are a Growi... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 11 2014]
Unilever, VF Corp., Mars Incorporated and New Y... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 02 2014]
London Stock Exchange Partners with United Nati... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 01 2014]
Addison Celebrates Ceres’ 25th Anniversary by D... [Published theCSRfeed - May 30 2014]
Statement by Ceres President Mindy Lubber on th... [Published theCSRfeed - May 06 2014]
Sister Patricia Daly, a Visionary Leader Dedica... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 30 2014]
More U.S. Corporations Must Scale Up Sustainabi... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 30 2014]
SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights April 17... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 22 2014]
Wells Fargo Leader Joins Ceres Sustainability C... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 21 2014]
IKEA, JLL, Mars Inc., Sprint, VF Corp. to Urge ... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 08 2014]
World’s Largest Investors Launch Effort to Enga... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 26 2014]
Shareholder Resolutions. CERES 2014 [Published Eksjö Klimatblogg Feed - Mar 20 2014]
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Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commi... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
Record-high number of shareholder resolutions filed in 2014 proxy season drive more aggressive action by top companies on climate-related issues SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION: BOSTON, August 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In response to nearly 150 climate-related ...
Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to invest $44 trillion in clean energy by 2050. We have a long way to go to achieve the Clean Trillion goal, however, there are several signs of progress. SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION:<p ...
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. SOURCE: ...
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
SOURCE: General Mills DESCRIPTION: BOSTON, MA, July 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP ...
New Web Tool Provides Easy Access to SEC Climat... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 30 2014]
First-of-its-kind tool simplifies analysis of key climate issues facing companies SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION: Boston, MA Jun 30, 2014 /3BL Media/  - Ceres and CookESG Research today launched a free, easy to use web tool for accessing climate change-related ...
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