Green Century’s shareholder advocate for tropical forest protection recently traveled to Utrecht, the Netherlands to attend International Sustainability Week, which was focused on deforestation-free supply chains and corporate operations.Read More
Green Century is proud to endorse the California Deforestation Free Procurement Act (AB 572), which would require all companies contracting with California to demonstrate “deforestation-free” supply chains for any products – such as palm oil, soy, cattle, rubber, paper or pulp, and timber – linked to deforestation.Read More
Financiers such as ING have started providing loans to companies, including some held in the Green Century Funds, that are contingent on their sustainability performance.Read More
April is Earth Month, so it’s a great time to take stock of how you’re impacting the planet. Here are a few simple ways you can reduce your personal environmental impact: Use fewer single-use plastics – and skip the straw! Single-use plastics, such as plastic bags and coffee cups, are not sustainable. They litter our…Read More
In Malaysia, Green Century Shareholder Advocate Jessye Waxman attended the 15th Annual General Assembly of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest third-party certifier for sustainable palm oil. It was an important meeting as the RSPO was poised to consider enhanced certification standards.Read More
Green Century has been working to end the needless deforestation caused by unsustainable palm oil production since 2012 – and we’ve had a lot of success. We’ve helped secure zero-deforestation commitments from key purchasers. Engaging producers directly about the expectations of international markets is another way to put pressure on producers to adopt No Deforestation, No Peat, and No Exploitation (NDPE) practices.Read More
In the past, individuals concerned about climate change and environmental degradation may have shied away from IRAs, believing that green IRAs didn’t exist.
But they do! A Green Century IRA could help you achieve your retirement goals, in an environmentally-responsible way.Read More