About Green Century Capital Management
Twenty-seven years ago, the group of environmental and public health non-profits that founded Green Century decided to help people save for their future without compromising their values. It was a simple concept, but one that was only being used by a handful of pioneers in the socially and environmentally responsible investing space.
Since then, Green Century has grown into a leader in the environmentally and socially responsible investing field, providing mutual funds for individuals and institutions to keep their money out of the most irresponsible industries while using Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance ratings in investment analysis and portfolio construction to invest in corporate sustainability leaders.
More investors continue to choose impact and find new, innovative ways to use the power of investing to create change; with momentum growing every day.
Our three-pronged approach offers investors a way to make an impact in a way that no other mutual fund can.
Investing in sustainable companies: Green Century seeks to invest in environmental innovators and sustainable companies, including companies involved in energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable agriculture.
Leading Shareholder Advocacy: Even corporate sustainability leaders have room for improvement, which is why Green Century works with dozens of companies each year to adopt policies around reducing climate change, protecting tropical forests, promoting animal welfare, and safeguarding water supplies.
Support of Environmental and Public Health Non-Profits: One hundred percent of the profits earned managing the Green Century Funds are used to support the environmental and public health work of our non-profit owners.
The organizations which founded and own Green Century Capital Management are: California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG), Citizen Lobby of New Jersey (NJPIRG), Colorado Public Interest Research Group (COPIRG), ConnPIRG Citizen Lobby, Fund for the Public Interest, Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG), MOPIRG Citizen Organization, PIRGIM Public Interest Lobby, and Washington State Public Interest Research Group (WASHPIRG).
Green Century is the first family of fossil fuel free, diversified and responsible mutual funds, allowing investors to match their support of a transition to clean energy and sustainable businesses with their investment choices.
Green Century's leadership in responsible investing
Advisory Committee Member and Firm Member
The UNPRI is the world's leading proponent of responsible investment.
UN PRI Palm Oil Advisory Committee
Green Century is the only U.S. firm to hold a seat on this steering committee.
UN PRI Deforestation Advisory Committee
Green Century was a founding member and is the only U.S. firm to hold a seat.
Board of Directors & Firm Member
U.S. SIF is a leading organization advocating for the advancement of responsible and impact investing.
Green Century President Leslie Samuelrich is serving her second term on U.S. SIF's Board of Directors.
Green Century's Erin Gray holds a seat on U.S. SIF's Conference Agenda Committee.
Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability Member
A network of more than 120 institutional investors representing more than $15 trillion in assets committed to addressing climate change and other key sustainability risks.
Network Advisory Board Member
The Intentional Endowments Network is a collaborative network advancing intentionally designed university endowments.
Questions about Green Century?
You should carefully consider the Funds' investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain a Prospectus that contains this and other information about the Funds, please click here for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-934-7336. Please read the Prospectus carefully before investing.
Stocks will fluctuate in response to factors that may affect a single company, industry, sector, country, region or the market as a whole and may perform worse than the market. Foreign securities are subject to additional risks such as currency fluctuations, regional economic and political conditions, differences in accounting methods, and other unique risks compared to investing in securities of U.S. issuers. Bonds are subject to risks including interest rate, credit, and inflation. A sustainable investment strategy which incorporates environmental, social and governance criteria may result in lower or higher returns than an investment strategy that does not include such criteria.
The Green Century Funds are distributed by UMB Distribution Services, LLC., 235 W Galena Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212.