Archive for June 2015

Concerned About Consumer Safety, Shareholders Pressure Kroger* to Curb Excessive Antibiotic Use for Meat

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com June 25, 2015: At the supermarket chain’s annual shareholder meeting today, Kroger will be facing pressure from investors to take stronger action to curb the excessive use of antibiotics to produce the meat sold under its private label brands. The misuse and overuse of antibiotics…

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Time Warner Inc.* Faces Shareholder Pressure to Cut Carbon Pollution

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com June 19, 2015: Concerned that the media conglomerate does not appear to have a long-term strategy for reducing its impacts on climate change, the Green Century Equity Fund has put forward a proposal urging Time Warner, Inc. (TWX) to adopt targets for reducing its greenhouse…

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WPX Energy* Faces Pressure From Shareholders to Disclose Risks of Fracking

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com June 2, 2015: Concerned by the industry’s failure to manage risks associated with hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’), shareholders put pressure on WPX Energy to disclose how it is managing its impacts on communities and the local environment at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on May 21st.…

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Investors, Major Brands Call for Stronger Standards from Palm Oil Certification Group

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com Group urges RSPO to strengthen protections for forests, human rights BOSTON: Institutional investors representing nearly $5 trillion in assets under management have joined with some of the world’s largest and most recognizable consumer brands, including The Kellogg Company* and ConAgra Foods,* to call on the…

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