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Choice Hotels Takes First Step in Tackling Plastic Pollution

Contact Information: Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 (Boston, MA) Choice Hotels International*, one of the world’s leading lodging franchisors, has agreed to take the first step in addressing plastic pollution by conducting a program measure single-use plastic and develop strategies for single-use plastic reduction after engagement by Green…

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Disney To Increase Plastic Disclosure, Goals 

Media Contacts: Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 (Boston, MA) The Walt Disney Company* has agreed to disclose how much plastic it’s using in certain areas of its business and to set an additional plastic reduction goal, thanks to an agreement with Green Century Funds°, an environmentally responsible mutual fund. The Walt Disney…

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11.6% of Independent Tyson Shareholders Support Green Century Deforestation Proposal

Media Contacts: Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495; Annie Sanders, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Boston, February 14, 2024 – A noteworthy 11.6% of independent Tyson Foods* shareholders voted in favor of a Green Century° shareholder proposal urging the company to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains by 2025. Independent shareholders include all shares that are not held by Tyson…

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NXP Semiconductors* to Publish Climate Roadmap

Contact Information:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, February 14, 2024 – Green Century° filed a shareholder proposal with NXP Semiconductors in December, asking the company to develop and publish a climate roadmap or climate transition plan. After close collaboration with Green Century, NXP pledged to develop a…

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Home Depot Issues New Sustainable Forestry Report in Response to Green Century Shareholder Proposal

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495   Boston, February 5, 2024 – The Home Depot*, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, issued a new sustainable forestry report nearly two years after a related shareholder proposal from Green Century°, an environmentally responsible mutual fund based in…

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