Skip to content

General Mills shareholders call for less plastic packaging — Over 55% of voting shareholders opt for Green Century proposal

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy,, 773-272-6691 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director,, 678-427-1671 BOSTON, September 27, 2022 – A noteworthy 55% of General Mills shareholders voted Tuesday in favor of a Green Century° shareholder proposal urging the company to issue a report to determine if and how the company can increase…

Read More

Statement: Texas Comptroller includes Green Century Funds on list of investments to exclude from public pension funds

Media contacts: Leslie Samuelrich,; 781-349-2830 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director,, 678-427-1671 BOSTON, August 25, 2022 — Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar released a list Wednesday of 10 financial companies that he claims “boycott” fossil fuel companies. Hegar included Green Century in that list and all three of the Green Century Funds are included…

Read More

What is ‘shareholder engagement’ and does it matter? How to understand what an impact report really means

*Read President Leslie Samuelrich’s GreenFin article on What is real ‘shareholder engagement’ and does it matter? She explains the differences between proxy voting, engagement and advocacy… When I got to the exhibit hall at a recent sustainable investing conference, surrounded by banners of beautiful nature shots, I focused on collecting impact reports from the exhibitors.…

Read More