Grantee Profile


Grants to Ceres

  • $3,000,000

    2017 (Duration 2 years)

    Climate Solutions

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — Ceres is a non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership. It mobilizes a powerful network of investors, companies and public interest groups to accelerate and expand the adoption of sustainable business practices and solutions to build a healthy global economy. Ceres is the leading organizer in the United States of large companies and investors who support climate and clean energy policies. With this project, Ceres is supporting business and investment leaders to step out in favor of climate and clean energy policy, articulating the message that such policies will increase U.S. competitiveness, attract investment, create jobs, and provide a stable regulatory framework that allows companies to plan and meet their goals.

  • $460,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To institutionalize guidelines on corporate sustainable reporting (over two years).

  • $237,500

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To develop standardized reporting procedures for measuring corporate environmental performance (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Ceres $3,697,500 between 1978 and 2017.

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