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How to Finance the Global Transition to Clean Energy

Last December in Paris, the world reached a groundbreaking and profoundly important agreement to rein in global carbon emissions. Now that the confetti has been swept away, we’re faced with the challenge of how to pay for the needed transformation.   According to this new report, the world’s financial markets have adequate funds to pay […]

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The Clean Energy Economy: Not If, But When

The Paris Climate Agreement has set the world on an inevitable path towards a low-carbon economy. The question is no longer whether this transformation will take place, but how quickly – and who will step up to accelerate clean energy to the levels we need to meet the Paris goals.   In this Huffington Post […]

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Putting the Victory in Climate Change

When’s the last time you heard the words “victory” and “climate change” in the same sentence? A new campaign spearheaded by Green America may be one of the first. The Clean Energy Victory Bonds campaign, supported by major sustainable business organizations like Ceres and the American Sustainable Business Council, aims to turn climate change from […]

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General Mills, Citing Threats to its Bottom Line, Makes Major Climate Commitment

This spring, the food giant General Mills was unequivocally labelled a climate “laggard” by activists at Oxfam International. Now, just two months later, General Mills has taken it upon itself to shape up, big time. The food giant, which owns classic household brands like Cheerios and Pillsbury, announced a comprehensive suite of new climate policies this […]

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3 Things to Know About the Private Sector’s Response to Climate Change

Last week, hundreds of sustainability professionals from across the business and financial landscape gathered in Boston for the 2014 Ceres Conference. The event, which marked the 25th anniversary of one of the most influential business sustainability groups, featured dozens of speakers and over 600 attendees from business, government and the NGO sectors. Key highlights included […]

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Ski Areas Speaking from the Mountaintops for Climate Solutions

Last week, we posted an interview with Erich Blackford, an avid skier and ecoAmerica board member sounding the call for action in the ski industry. Well, it looks like he has company: last week, Ceres announced that over 100 ski resorts from Maine to California have signed onto the Climate Declaration, as one of the […]

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