Archive for July 2014

Shareholder Resolution Asks Safeway* to Label Its Food for GMOs

Contact: Lucia von Reusner (617) 482 0800 or lvonreusner@greencentury.com Steve Blackledge (916) 394-5413 sblackledge@pirg.org Petitions From 130,000 People To Be Presented At Friday’s Annual Meeting July 24, 2014 –At its annual meeting this Friday, shareholders and advocacy groups will urge Safeway to label store brand products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Green Century Capital…

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J.M. Smucker* Strengthens Palm Oil Sourcing Policy

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, (617) 482-0800 BOSTON, MA – July 17, 2014 – Shareholders of J.M. Smucker today praised the company’s updated policy on the sourcing of palm oil, released as part of its 2014 corporate social responsibility report. “Smucker’s updated commitment provides greater detail and accountability to its 2013 commitment…

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Investors Urge Krispy Kreme to Address Palm Oil Impacts

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com July 1, 2014 Tony Thompson President and Chief Executive Officer Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. 370 Knollwood Street Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103 Dear Mr. Thompson, The undersigned investors believe that companies that attend to environmental and social risks may enjoy competitive advantages. We are writing to…

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Lessons for Climate Change in the 2008 Recession?

Excerpt from a June 21, 2014 op-ed by Henry M. Paulson Jr., former Secretary of the Treasury and Goldman Sachs CEO Read the complete article in The New York Times “ THERE is a time for weighing evidence and a time for acting. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my work in finance,…

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