Archive for September 2014

Leading Environmental Groups Announce Fossil Fuel Free Retirement Plan Options

Contact: Leslie Samuelrich, lsamuelrich@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 Maggie Kao, Sierra Club, maggie.kao@sierraclub.org, 202-675-2384 Jamie Henn, 350.org, jamie@350.org, 415-890-3350 This press release was originally sent on September 19, 2014. September 19, 2014: Today, the Sierra Club, League of Conservation Voters, and other environmental groups announced that they are adding fossil fuel free mutual funds to their retirement plans. …

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Major Palm Oil Growers Agree to Moratorium on Deforestation, Following Letter from Investors

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com This press release was originally sent on September 19, 2014. September 19, 2014: Following a letter coordinated by Green Century Capital Management and signed by institutional investors representing over $600bn in assets under management,¹ the world’s five largest growers of palm oil—Sime Darby,* Asian Agri,*…

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The Costly Ruling Against BP Provides Another Reason to Avoid Investing in Oil Companies

Contact: Leslie Samuelrich, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lsamuelrich@greencentury.com This press release was originally sent on September 10, 2014 September 10, 2014: The recent watershed ruling against BP* that found BP took irresponsible drilling risks in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Deep Horizon oil spill is a stark reminder of the potential financial risks of…

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Institutional Investors Press Palm Oil Producers to Stop Cutting Down Rainforest

Media Contact: Lucia von Reusner, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com September 8, 2014: Institutional investors representing over half a trillion dollars in assets under management today called on four major palm oil producers to adopt an immediate moratorium on deforestation and join the growing and unprecedented effort within the industry to establish traceable, deforestation-free palm oil supply chains.…

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