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Warner Bros. Discovery* to Enhance Climate Reporting

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Media Contacts:  Andrea Ranger, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813;   Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, March 28, 2024 – In response to a Green Century° shareholder proposal, Warner Bros. Discovery has agreed to provide new information on its contribution to climate-changing emissions. By the end of this year, the company will report on a sweeping array of efforts to…

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Chemours, Major Retailers Reject Proposal to Permanently Protect Okefenokee

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, March 27, 2024 – The Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that shareholder proposals seeking protections for the Okefenokee swamp from a titanium mine can be excluded from voting at the 2024 annual meetings of The Chemours…

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Hilton to Measure, Reduce Plastic Waste

Contact Information: Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 (BOSTON) Green Century° and Hilton Worldwide Holdings* reached a multi-year agreement for the major hotel chain to release an assessment of its single-use plastic by 2025 and set a plastic reduction goal by 2026. The announcement comes after competitors Marriott and Choice Hotels also agreed to…

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Kellanova to Report Biodiversity and Nature Impacts

Media Contacts: Andrew Shalit, Shareholder Advocate, ashalit@greencentury.com, 617-747-4439; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495     Boston, March 21, 2024 – Kellanova, the international snack and convenience foods company formerly known as Kellogg, has become one of the first U.S. food companies to commit to conducting a comprehensive assessment of its impacts on the natural world.…

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Lowe’s to Increase Disclosure of Climate Emissions Data

Media Contacts:  Andrew Shalit, Shareholder Advocate, ashalit@greencentury.com, 617-747-4439  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495    Boston, March 14, 2024 – Is your gas-powered leaf blower contributing to wildfires in Colorado, flooding in California and other extreme weather? Lowe’s*, the world’s second-largest home improvement retailer, signed a pledge this week to increase disclosure of climate emissions…

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Marriott International To Measure, Cut Plastic Waste

Contact Information: Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 (March 13, Boston, MA) Marriott International, Inc*, the world’s largest hospitality company, will set a single-use plastic reduction goal by the end of 2025 and disclose a baseline footprint of single-use plastics starting in 2026, thanks to an agreement with Green…

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Hasbro to Disclose All Plastic Packaging Use

Contact Information: Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 (Boston, MA) Hasbro*, one of the largest toy companies in the world, has agreed to full disclosure of its plastic packaging use in 2024 after reaching an agreement with Green Century°, an environmentally responsible mutual fund. The toy industry is by…

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STATEMENT: Green Century reacts to SEC’s final climate risk disclosure rule

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Media Contacts: Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495; Andrea Ranger, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Boston, March 6, 2024 – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently finalized its long-awaited Climate-Related Disclosure rule. Originally proposed two years ago, the rule was crafted in response to investor demand for consistent and comprehensive information about climate-related risks and acknowledgment by federal regulators…

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