Archive for December 2013

Three Year-End Financial Tips from Green Century

As we approach the end of 2013, Green Century wants to help you get your “investing house” in order. Here are three things to consider: 1. Make your IRA contribution for 2013. You could wait until April 15th next year, but why not save for retirement and potentially reduce your current year taxes now –…

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Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

As “Viva Mandela” is heard across South Africa and around the world, Green Century mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life. He was not only a fearless leader, but a courageous warrior for justice and a true hero. His contributions large and small are innumerable. Here are some of our thoughts about…

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Institutional Investors Press Palm Oil Industry to Stop Burning Rainforests and Driving Climate Change

Media Contact: Lucia von Reusner, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com Wilmar*, HSBC*, Kellogg* among companies facing pressure from investors over deforestation December 3, 2013 — Over 40 institutional investors from across the globe are urging major stakeholders in the palm oil industry to adopt policies that would ensure palm oil development does not contribute to deforestation, development on…

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Financial Considerations for Investing in Fossil Fuels

This article is written by Leslie Samuelrich, President, Green Century Capital Management. When people talk about divesting from fossil fuels, there are ample moral and political arguments: strip-mining for coal is inconsistent with some people’s values; oil companies are lead drivers of climate change; divesting can make a strong political statement. But what about the…

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