Archive for January 2015

On Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United, Investors Urge Chevron* to Stop Pouring Money into Elections

Contact: Leslie Samuelrich, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lsamuelrich@greencentury.com January 16, 2015: Citing outsized political contributions that have attracted negative publicity and damaged community relations, investors are calling on mega-spender Chevron to stop spending shareholder money trying to influence election outcomes. Green Century Capital Management filed the shareholder proposal after Chevron spent $3 million on…

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Investors Urge Kroger* to Stop Selling Meat with Antibiotics

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com January 13, 2015: Citing the growing public health threat and consumers’ concerns about the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria, or ‘superbugs,’ Green Century Capital Management has filed a shareholder proposal urging the major supermarket chain Kroger to stop selling meat produced with routine and non-targeted…

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