Archive for March 2018

One Hundred Investors Call on Palm Oil Certification Group to Uphold Human Rights Standards

Green Century organized investors representing $3.2 trillion in assets under management calling on the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil to uphold its standards. Contact: Marissa LaFave, Green Century Capital Management, mlafave@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 BOSTON, March 27, 2018 – Institutional investors representing over $3.2 trillion in assets under management supported a letter to the Roundtable on Sustainable…

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After Successful Dialogue, Green Century Withdraws Smucker* Pesticide Use Proposal

Move comes after agreement to expand reporting and transparency around pesticide use policies and practices. Contact: Marissa LaFave, Green Century Capital Management, mlafave@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 BOSTON, March 15, 2018 – The Green Century Equity Fund (Green Century) has withdrawn its shareholder proposal with J.M. Smucker, which owns brands including Folgers, Pillsbury, Jif and Santa Cruz Organic,…

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Green Century Pushes Back on Food Waste Proposal with Amazon*

Media contact: Jared Fernandez, jfernandez@greencentury.com, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800 BOSTON, March 1, 2018 – Green Century Capital Management has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to reject a formal request from Amazon.com, Inc. to dismiss a shareholder proposal which addresses the crucial issue of food waste. Forty percent of all food grown in…

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