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2009-06-24 16:30:00

As Sole Real Estate Industry Sector Member of Ceres, Jones Lang LaSalle is Sector's First Firm to Participate in Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), the leading integrated financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate, today announced it has signed the Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) project developed by Ceres in cooperation with founding members...

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2009-06-16 15:50:00

Two researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Evan Mills and Michael Wehner, contributed to the analysis of the effects of climate change on all regions of the United States.

2009-06-03 08:00:00

Investors Call on SEC to Take Steps to Improve Company Disclosure WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Climate change-related disclosure continues to be weak or altogether nonexistent in SEC filings of global companies with the most at stake in preparing for a low-carbon global economy, according to two major studies released today by Ceres, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Center for Energy and Environmental Security (CEES).

2009-04-23 10:00:00

Resilient Coasts Blueprint Outlines Steps to Reduce Risks and Losses in Face of Growing Threats WASHINGTON and BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As another hurricane season approaches and government leaders debate U.S.

2009-03-02 08:00:00

"The Responsible and Sustainable Board" White Paper Highlights the Top Reasons Why Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Should Be on the Board's Radar Screen NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Boards of directors are increasingly paying attention to the risks and opportunities associated with corporate responsibility, sustainability and climate change, according to a survey commissioned and released today by Deloitte and Corporate Board Member magazine.

2009-02-26 12:30:00

Climate Risks Mean New Problems for Vulnerable Sectors, including Electric Power, High-Tech, Agriculture and Beverages BOSTON, Feb, 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global climate change is exacerbating water scarcity problems around the world, yet few businesses and investors are paying attention to this growing financial threat, according to a report issued today by Ceres and the Pacific Institute. Water is crucial for the global economy -- driving every industry from agriculture to electric...

2009-02-25 10:15:00

Investors Call for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Standards, National Cap on Carbon Pollution, Among Other Policies. WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-02-18 12:30:00

U.S. Companies Face Record Global Warming Resolutions Amid Growing Support in Washington for Clean Energy and Mandatory CO2 Limits. BOSTON, Feb. 18/PRNewswire/ -- Leading U.S.

2009-02-05 09:30:00

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Uses Environmental Data Firm Trucost to Create Unique Platform to Inform Investors, Clear Away Confusion Created by Corporate 'Greenwashing,' and Generate More Pressure to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions. NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb.

2009-01-26 09:01:00

Urge Congress to Support Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy in Economic Stimulus Bill WASHINGTON, Jan.


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