You are here: Home About Us Recognition and Awards
Document Actions
  • Print this Print this
  • Email this page

Recognition and Awards

Over the years, Ceres has been recognized and awarded for its accomplishments. Most recently, Ceres and President Mindy S. Lubber was named by the United Nations and the Foundation for Social Change as one of the World's Top Leaders of Change, in recognition of Ceres' work in mobilizing leading companies to integrate environmental challenges into their core business strategies.

Over the years, Ceres has been recognized and awarded for our accomplishments impact and leadership building a sustainable global economy.

Global Geneva Top 500Ceres Ranks #11 on The Global Geneva's Top 500 NGOs

Global Geneva (formerly The Global Journal) named Ceres one of the Top 500 NGOs in the world in 2014.
We were ranked #11 out of 1800 non profit organizations across the globe. This is the third year in a row Ceres has made the list, a testament of our persistent efforts to improve corporate sustainability, economic innovation and environmental impact.

Charity Navigator 4 Star LogoCeres receives top rating from Charity Navigator

Ceres is proud to boast the highest rating from Charity Navigator, one of the most respected independent charity evaluators. Ceres' four star rating is a testament to our effectiveness, integrity and impact. You can join our efforts to create a sustainable economy by making a donation today at www.ceres.org/donate

Zayed Future Energy Prize2013 Zayed Future Energy Prize Winner

In January 2013, Ceres received the top NGO award for the Zayed Future Energy Prize – one of the world’s most prestigious awards recognizing and rewarding innovation, impact, leadership, and long-term vision in renewable energy and sustainability.This year’s awards attracted 579 submissions from participants in 88 countries.

Philanthropedia Top Non-ProfitTop NGO Working on Climate Change

In 2012 Ceres was named by Philanthropedia, a project of the charity watchdog group Guidestar, as one of the top 10 nonprofits in the U.S. working to combat climate change. 121 National Climate Change experts recommended 18 outstanding nonprofits in this area, and Ceres ranked #6.

2012 ABA Award2012 American Bar Association Award

Ceres president Mindy S. Lubber was awarded the 2012 American Bar Association Award for Excellence in Environmental, Energy, and Resources Stewardship. This award recognizes achievement or leadership in areas of sustainable development or environmental, energy, or resources stewardship.

Mindy LubberOne of World's Top Leaders of Change

In 2010, Ceres and our President Mindy S. Lubber were named by the United Nations and the Foundation for Social Change as one of the World's Top Leaders of Change, in recognition of Ceres's work mobilizing leading companies to integrate environmental challenges into their core business strategies.

Global Green USAGlobal Green USA's Organizational Design Award

In 2009, Ceres received the Global Green USA Organizational Design Award, in recognition of Ceres's design of Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) and the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), describing them as "two groundbreaking efforts that have done a great deal to advance efforts to address global climate change and build sustainability into the fabric of the capital markets."

Other awards include: