An Evening with Ceres (at home)

Tue, Jul 28th 2020 at 5:00 PM PST · By Ceres
Date & Time
Tue, Jul 28th 2020 at 5:00 PM PST
Tue, Jul 28th 2020 at 6:30 PM PST
Event Details

Our annual benefit has come and gone! Thank you to all of our Sponsors, Guests, and Host Committee who made this amazing event possible. Please visit for more information.

Keynote Speakers

Indra Nooyi, Former Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo

Mindy Lubber, CEO & President, Ceres

Special Guests

Christiana Figueres, Founding Partner, Global Optimism

Gina McCarthy, CEO & President, Natural Resources Defense Council

Kristine Tompkins, former CEO, Patagonia

Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland

Norman Lear, Founder & CEO, Act III Productions

Veronica Eady, Assistant Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board

Featured Speakers

Barney Schauble, Head of Labs, Nephila

Dipender Saluja, Managing Director, Capricorn Investment Group

Peter Coffin, President, Breckinridge Capital Advisors

Susan Sayers, Chief Development Officer, Ceres


Anne Kelly, Vice President, Government Relations, Ceres

Anthony Toppi, Senior Manager, Company Network, Ceres

Host Committee

Adele Simmons

Alicia Seiger & Mark Hayes

Ana Zacapa Camberos

Barney & Temple Schauble

Bill Davis

Bill Weihl

Brett Hauser

Catherine McVay Hughes & Tom Hughes

Douglas & Marcia Bateson

Douglas Husid

Ion Yadigaroglu

Janet Ranganathan

Jonathan Halperin

Julie Davitz

Juliet and Holt Thrasher

Loren Blackford

Mark Barnett

Michael & Caryn Bradley

Nancy Floyd

Nicole Systrom

Peter Coffin

Peter Miscovich

Rebecca Henderson

Rick & Courtney Eno

Robert & Tamsin Rachofsky

Sandy Urie

Silda Wall Spitzer

Steven & Jane Hoch

Stuart & Joanna Brown

Susan Mac Cormac

Tedd & Ella Saunders

Vien Truong 


Presenting – Breckinridge Capital Advisors

Leadership – Capricorn Investment Group

Sustainability – Stuart & Joanna Brown

Catalyst – Nephila Climate

Catalyst – Silda Wall Spitzer

Catalyst – Juliet and Holt Thrasher

Advocate – Loren Blackford

Advocate – Catherine McVay Hughes & Tom Hughes

Advocate – Nicole Systrom

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