Climate Action Ninjas

For nearly 30 years, Ceres has been working with businesses and investors to advance the shift toward a sustainable economy. That’s exactly what they did in this case, just with a heavy dosage of ninja stealth (i.e. they were working behind the scenes).

I am computer-literate-ish. I mastered the power button long ago, I can handle the basics of both Windows 10 and Mac OS X, and I know how to set a home page on multiple different web browsers. If you ask more of me though, I am likely to disappoint you greatly.

Which is why I’m glad to be part of a team. Valerie Bennett not only handles our Foundation’s communications, but she manages our website as well. When I send her this blog each week, it’s in a Word document, and she works her magic to get it up on our site. She also periodically pulls and sends to me analytics on how well each blog does in terms of reach and readership.

But remember, I’m only computer-literate-ish, so when I see data on clicks and impressions and what-not, I’m still generally clueless. That’s why I love it when people send me a note telling me that they read and enjoyed a particular post. I received one of those notes recently.

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