Mindy Lubber

CEO & President

Mindy Lubber is the CEO and President of the sustainability nonprofit organisation Ceres. She has been at the helm since 2003, and under her leadership, the organisation and its powerful networks have grown significantly in size and influence.

As a well-known global thought leader, Lubber has inspired capital market leaders to consider all material financial risks and opportunities—including those related to climate change, water scarcity and nature loss—in decision-making. She serves on the Steering Committee of powerful global initiatives including Climate Action 100+, Net Zero Asset Managers initiative and other efforts driving change in capital markets and seeking to achieve the ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement.

Mindy is frequently quoted in mainstream business and financial media outlets and pens regular opinion columns for Forbes.com and Reuters.com on a range of sustainability issues. She has also received numerous awards and recognitions for her leadership including the ’Champions of the Earth award, the United Nations highest environmental honor; the Barron’s Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential women in U.S. finance every year since 2020; the Climate Visionary Award from the Earth Day Network, the William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Leadership from American University; the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship from the Skoll Foundation; and the Nonprofit Times 2022 Power & Influence Top 50. Under her leadership, Ceres has been repeatedly named a top 100 women-led business in Massachusetts by Globe Magazine.

Prior to Ceres, Lubber served as a Regional Administrator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under former President Bill Clinton. She also founded Green Century Capital Management and served as the director of the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG).