Our successful approach earns top awards and widespread recognition from national and international organizations, foundations, influential investors and companies, high-profile policy makers and others.

Year after year, we are 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 and impact. In 2016, we received several awards for our leadership in building a sustainable future, including a top ranking in the 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey, conducted by GlobeScan and SustainAbility.

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Our president and CEO Mindy Lubber was honored by the Earth Day Network with the Climate Visionary Award for her leadership on tackling climate change. Lubber also won the 2016 William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership.


“The Ceres Investor Network provides a unique forum for investors to address [climate] risks, challenges and opportunities.”

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— Jack Ehnes, CEO, CalSTRS and Ceres Investor Network member


“Ceres has been invaluable to investors as they factor climate and water risks into their investment practices and decision-making.”


Anne Stausboll, former CEO of CalPERS and Ceres board chair


“Ceres was invaluable in our efforts to get important climate bills across the finish line in California.”


Anthony Rendon, California Speaker of the Assembly


“Ceres has played a key role in catalyzing the flow of capital to support the low-carbon transition.”


Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change