Archive for February 2013
Green Century Gets Starbucks* to Reduce Carbon Emissions In Response to Shareholder Concerns
February 21, 2013 — Today, Green Century Capital Management (Green Century) announced that Starbucks has agreed to purchase 100% of the palm oil it uses from certified sustainable suppliers by 2015. Starbucks made the change in response to a shareholder resolution filed by the Green Century Balanced Fund, an environmentally responsible mutual fund. Green Century…Read More
Investors Press Oil and Gas Companies to Reduce and Report Risks from Hydraulic Fracturing Operations
Shareholder Resolutions Call for Quantifiable Progress on Environmental Risks, Fugitive Methane Emissions and Other Community Impacts February 15, 2013—Citing concerns over water management, toxic chemical disclosure, greenhouse gas emissions and other community impacts, investors have called upon 9 leading oil and gas companies to disclose critical information about the ways they are managing and measuring…Read More
Is It Really Possible to Have a Fossil Fuel Free Investment Portfolio?
Leslie Samuelrich – Senior Vice President, Green Century Capital Management and Will Lana, CFA – Senior Vice President, Trillium Asset Management February 4, 2013 — The frequency and severity of extreme weather systems continues to impact the lives of people around the globe and increasingly in our own communities. Following Hurricane Sandy, many investors are…Read More