Archive for October 2013

Green Century, 350.org, and Trillium Publish New Paper: Extracting Fossil Fuels from Your Portfolio: A Guide to Personal Divestment and Reinvestment

October 24, 2013 – “Extracting Fossil Fuels from Your Portfolio: A Guide to Personal Divestment and Reinvestment,” a new guide, aims to help individuals better understand fossil fuel divestment, provides clear steps to move your money out of coal, oil, and gas companies, and gives tips on how to proactively invest in sustainable companies and…

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The Power and Limits of Shareholder Advocacy with Fossil Fuel Companies

Divesting from fossil fuel companies is a way to act on your concern about climate change and contribute to much-needed solutions. Climate change is no longer a distant threat – it is our new reality. Lately, there has been much debate about the most effective roles investors can play. A growing number of individuals and…

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Five Reasons to Consider Divesting from Fossil Fuels

Since fall 2012, colleges, churches and cities have been leading robust discussions and moving to divest their holdings in the fossil fuel industry. Inspired by these actions, individual investors also have been moving their money out of coal, oil and gas companies. Green Century has nearly a decade of experience with fossil fuel free investing…

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Green Century Capital Management Announces New President

Contacts: Wendy Wendlandt, 213-251-3690 x 311 Leslie Samuelrich, 617-482-0800 October 10, 2013 — Leslie Samuelrich has been named President of Green Century Capital Management, Inc. Green Century administers the Green Century Funds, the first family of no-load environmentally responsible mutual funds. “Green Century is thrilled that Leslie is stepping into this role,” said Green Century…

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The Federal Government Shutdown: How Concerned Should Investors Be?

October 7, 2013 — As of midnight, October 1, the U.S. Congress had not renewed the budgetary authority for the U.S. government, with the Republican-dominated House refusing to pass a continuing resolution because of the Tea Party-led objections to the Affordable Care Act.[Originally published October 3, 2013] Note: The following is written by Cheryl I.…

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