Investor Network on Climate Risk

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Name: Investor Network on Climate Risk
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

World: World’s leading institutional investors managing $24 trillion call for carbon pricing, ambitious global climate deal

Source: UN Environment ProgrammeCountry: World Blackrock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche AWM, South African GEPF, Australian CFSGAM, Cathay Financial Holdings among 340 investors urging heads of state to take strong action on climate change NEW ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

What’s the deal with this U.N. Climate Summit?

The most important thing for you to know about the upcoming United Nations Climate Summit is what it isn’t. The meeting, to be held at the U.N.’s New York headquarters this Tuesday, Sept. 23, will be the first time heads of state have gathered to ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Hope for clean economy as $20bn in green bonds are issued in 2014

Limiting climate change will require trillions of dollars of investment in solar, wind and other clean energy projects. Photograph: REX/Cultura/REX/CulturaThere are two reasons why Zurich Insurance Group, one of the largest public companies in the world, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

New technologies in energy can help

Regarding the Aug. 27 editorial,” Irony and military spending”: Cuts to military spending can be tough, but options exist for new jobs and stronger national security. Reducing electrical and natural gas use saved $2.78 million last year for Washington ... [Published HeraldNet - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ceres Brings a Clean Energy Message to the States

While federal clean energy policy is stymied in Washington, consensus is growing among America’s largest businesses and a bipartisan group of state legislators that clean energy makes economic sense, and it’s the right thing to do.If you focus too much ... [Published Ceres - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Business, consumers need choice

Cuts to military spending can be tough, but options exist for new jobs and stronger national security. Reducing electrical and natural gas use saved $2.78 million last year for Washington businesses working with efficiency experts at the Department of ... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 31 2014]
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 - 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. We have a long way to go to achieve the Clean Trillion goal, however, there are several signs of progress. SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION:<p ... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 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]

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...measures will be required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions," said the statement – the largest of its kind by global investors on climate change. "Stronger political leadership and more ambitious policies are needed in order for us to scale up our investments."
...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."
She said: "The successes this season show that when investors set the bar high, the companies in their portfolios strive harder to integrate sustainability into their business practices. These productive investor-company dialogues often help companies build a positive reputation and achieve high returns on investments in greenhouse gas reduction initiatives."

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World: World’s leading institutional investors ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Global investors urge leaders to act on carbon ... [Published Reuters - 7 hours ago]
What’s the deal with this U.N. Climate Summit? [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 21 hours ago]
Hope for clean economy as $20bn in green bonds ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
New technologies in energy can help [Published HeraldNet - Sep 08 2014]
Ceres Brings a Clean Energy Message to the States [Published Ceres - Sep 02 2014]
Business, consumers need choice [Published HeraldNet - Aug 31 2014]
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]
Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commi... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
Clean Energy: A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 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]
Aveda, Pioneer of Natural Beauty Products Becom... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 13 2014]
Shareholders Seeking Stronger Responses from Co... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 07 2014]
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World: World’s leading institutional investors ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: UN Environment ProgrammeCountry: World Blackrock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche AWM, South African GEPF, Australian CFSGAM, Cathay Financial Holdings among 340 investors urging heads of state to take strong action on climate change NEW ...
What’s the deal with this U.N. Climate Summit? [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 21 hours ago]
The most important thing for you to know about the upcoming United Nations Climate Summit is what it isn’t. The meeting, to be held at the U.N.’s New York headquarters this Tuesday, Sept. 23, will be the first time heads of state have gathered to ...
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: ...
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