Archive for August 2013

Shareholders to Tyson Foods: Disclose Risks Associated with Lagging Behind on Animal Welfare

Animal Protection, Financial and Religious Leaders Co-File Shareholder Proposal Contacts: Humane Society of the U.S.: Samantha Miller, smiller@humanesociety.org, 301-258-1417 Green Century: Leslie Samuelrich, lsamuelrich@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 August 22, 2013 — Shareholders of Tyson Foods, Inc.* have submitted a resolution asking that the meat giant disclose the financial and operational risks associated with its use of controversial…

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After Years of Shareholder Pressure, Ultra Petroleum Will Address Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing

August 16, 2013 — Hydraulic fracturing, sometimes called fracking, has already changed the environmental and energy landscape in the United States. This drilling technology is opening vast new oil and gas resources. But hydraulic fracturing operations have a mixed track record, exposing some communities to serious risks from water contamination, air pollution, and land development.…

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Green Bonds in a Changing Market

August 2, 2013 — In the last few months, market-watchers have been closely following potential changes that will effect the bond market. As you may know, the Green Century Balanced Fund holds bonds in its portfolio in an effort to reduce volatility. What do market changes mean for Green Century investors? Read on for our…

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