Archive for February 2014

Release: Kellogg’s Announces Industry-Leading Palm Oil Commitment

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com Green Century applauds Kellogg Company’s* Commitment to Purchase Deforestation-Free Palm Oil and Raise the Bar for Industry Tuesday, February 18, 2014 BOSTON, MA – In response to a shareholder proposal filed by the Green Century Equity Fund, Kellogg Company (Kellogg’s) – one of the world’s…

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Equity Fund to Divest from Gas Companies, Go Fossil Fuel Free

Contact: Leslie Samuelrich, President, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lsamuelrich@greencentury.com Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Boston, MA – Green Century Capital Management announced that the Green Century Equity Fund, which invests in the stocks of the longest running sustainability index will become the third fossil fuel free diversified responsible mutual fund in the country on April…

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Important Victories in Shareholder Advocacy: Tyson Foods and WPX Energy

February 6, 2014 — We’re proud to announce two important environmental victories, achieved through shareholder action. (Scroll down for the second announcement.) Green Century pressures WPX Energy to Protect Pennsylvania Family Tammy Manning and her family depended on her water tank for safe drinking water. But in December, WPX Energy* wanted to take the tank…

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Shareholders Target Companies’ Failure to Measure and Reduce Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing

Media Contacts: Lucia von Reusner, Shareholder Advocate, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com Danielle Fugere, President, As You Sow, 510-735-8141, dfugere@asyousow.org Sister Nora Nash, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, 610-558-7661, nnash@osfphila.org Eric Sumberg, Office of NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, 212-669-2517, esumberg@comptroller.nyc.gov Matthew Sweeney, Press Secretary, New York State Comptroller…

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