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Google’s Chromebook Extension Is a Win in the Fight Against E-Waste

Media Contacts:  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, (617) 482-0800 (Boston, MA, 2023) – Following shareholder engagement by Green Century°, Alphabet* announced that it plans to extend software updates for Chromebooks for up to ten years starting in 2024, and that no existing Chromebooks will expire in the next two…

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Five-Year Anniversary of Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge

The Green Century Funds and others, including Chelsea Clinton and Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, will celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge at a United Nations event in mid-September.  The Funds joined other financial firms on May 31 by renewing its commitment to the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge…

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Should we embrace nuclear energy to solve the climate crisis?

Even though I knew for months that an ESG firm was thinking about removing its exclusion on nuclear power producers, I was taken aback when I read their press release. Why would they revert their position and turn to nuclear when investing in renewable energy has grown so dramatically?  In reading their statement, I didn’t…

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Apple Announces Support for Right to Repair Bill in California

Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, (617) 482-0800   (Boston, MA, 2023) In a reversal of its stance, Apple Inc.* announced Wednesday that it now supports the Right to Repair Act progressing through the California Legislature despite past opposition to giving consumers and repair shops the tools they need to…

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