Archive for June 2017

Kroger* Faces Shareholder Pressure Over Risks Associated with Deforestation

Press Release Contact: Katherine Kroll, Green Century Capital Management kkroll@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 CINCINNATI, OH, June 28, 2017 – Twenty-three percent of The Kroger Co.’s shareholders supported Green Century’s proposal asking the company to report on and address the risks of deforestation across its global supply chains, according to vote results released at the company’s annual meeting last week. This…

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The next frontier: Sustainable agriculture

By 2050 it is expected that 9 billion people will inhabit the earth. Finding ways to meet the food needs of a growing population will pose a number of challenges, particularly in developing countries where usable land, water, and other vital natural resources are scarce. The inherent link between climate change and agriculture will also…

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Fossil Fuel Free Retirement Plans

For many people, investing through an employer sponsored retirement plan like a 401(k) or 403(b) is an important piece of their plan to save for the future. Unfortunately, many of these plans do not yet offer a fossil fuel free option. For investors who want to invest fossil fuel free, the following steps can help…

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Nearly One-Third of Dr Pepper Snapple’s* Shareholders Support Proposal to Reduce Pesticide Use and Increase Transparency

Press Release Contact: Marissa LaFave, Green Century Capital Management mlafave@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 PLANO, TX, June 6, 2017 – Thirty-one percent of Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s shareholders supported Green Century’s proposal asking the company to manage, reduce, and disclose pesticide use in its supply chain, according to vote results released at the company’s annual meeting last month. This vote exceeds…

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