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Apr 04, 2012, 14:21 ET Meeting Higher MPG Standard Likely to Bring Higher Profits for all Automakers, Nearly $2.5 Billion in Extra Profits for Detroit Three

 Automakers will likely make billions more dollars in profits - under proposed new national gas mileage and emissions standards that will be...


Feb 08, 2012, 14:30 ET Investors Challenge 18 Oil and Gas Companies on Climate Change, Hydraulic Fracturing, and Sustainability Risks

 Leading U.S. investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Exxon-Mobil, Chevron, Chesapeake Energy, ConocoPhillips...


Jan 12, 2012, 13:30 ET While Washington Waits, Investors Act on Climate Change

Climate change creates enormous economic risks, but investors know it also represents one of the great financial opportunities of our time. And...


Nov 21, 2011, 08:46 ET IPCC-Bericht bestätigt, was Unternehmen bereits wissen: Extremes Wetter & Klima beeinflussen Investoren, Versicherungen, die Landwirtschaft sowie andere Industrien

Angesichts eines neuen Berichts des Weltklimarats (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC) über extremes Wetter und Klimawandel...


Nov 18, 2011, 17:03 ET Un rapport du GIEC confirme ce que les entreprises savaient déjà : les situations météorologiques et climatiques extrêmes affectent les investisseurs, les assurances, l'agriculture et d'autres secteurs

Dans le sillage d'un nouveau rapport du Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'évolution du climat (GIEC) traitant des situations...


Nov 18, 2011, 16:58 ET Informe IPCC: las condiciones meteorológicas extremas y el clima afectan a muchas industrias

- El informe de IPCC confirma lo que las empresas ya saben: las condiciones meteorológicas extremas y el clima afectan a los inversores,...


Nov 18, 2011, 11:15 ET IPCC Report Confirms What Businesses Already Know: Extreme Weather & Climate Affect Investors, Insurance, Agriculture, Other Industries

In the wake of a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on extreme weather and climate change, business leaders discussed the...


Oct 12, 2011, 14:01 ET Voters Overwhelmingly Support EPA Air Pollution Rules

A new, nationwide poll shows that by a wide margin, voters of both political parties and in all regions of the U.S. disagree with Congress'...


Jul 22, 2011, 11:28 ET Ceres Takes to the Airways With Message That Stronger Vehicle Standards Will Fuel Investment, New Jobs

Ceres, a national coalition of leading institutional investors and environmental groups, launched an ad campaign today promoting the economic...


May 27, 2011, 09:30 ET Michigan Voters Support 60 MPG by 2025

A new poll of 800 likely Michigan voters found overwhelming and intense support for requiring the auto industry to increase average fuel economy to...


May 27, 2011, 09:30 ET Ohio Voters Support 60 MPG Fuel Economy Standard

A new poll of 800 likely Ohio voters found overwhelming and intense support for requiring the auto industry to increase average fuel economy to 60...


Jun 22, 2009, 14:09 ET The Climate Change Accounting Loophole Must Be Closed

This joint Op-Ed submission from Deutsche Bank and Ceres, by Kevin Parker and Mindy Lubber, was released today by Ceres: Behavioral economists...


May 13, 2009, 13:49 ET Small U.S. Businesses Join Major Companies in Pushing for Climate and Energy Bill Action

Thousands of Small Business Owners Merge with BICEP, USCAP, Other Global Businesses in Calling for Bold Clean Energy Policies in 2009 Small...


Mar 19, 2007, 01:00 ET Investors Managing $4 Trillion Call on Congress to Tackle Global Climate Change

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, dozens of institutional investors managing $4 trillion in assets today...


Feb 13, 2007, 00:00 ET TXU, ExxonMobil on 'Climate Watch List' of 10 Companies Targeted by Investors

BOSTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of leading U.S. investors today announced the formation of a Climate Watch List, naming 10...


Feb 17, 2005, 00:00 ET U.S. Companies Face Record Number of Global Warming Shareholder Resolutions on Wider Range of Business Sectors

BOSTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil and gas companies, electric power producers, real estate firms, manufacturers, financial institutions and...


May 16, 2003, 01:00 ET Strong Showing on Global Warming Resolution at TXU is 'Major Victory' For Religious Shareholder Activists

DALLAS, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A global warming proxy resolution that attracted 24 percent of shareholder support today at TXU Corporation...


Apr 01, 2003, 00:00 ET Treasurers Express Concern About Risks to Investments From Climate Change

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Four state and city treasurers and comptrollers, representing approximately $130 billion in investments, will...