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Markel Investors Vote 37.9% in Favor of Climate Proposal

Media Contacts:  Annie Sanders, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691  Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, May 24, 2024  – Investors in Markel Group Inc. voted on a shareholder proposal filed by Green Century° asking the company to disclose climate emissions associated with its insurance and investment activities. By the close of the company’s annual general meeting, the proposal had…

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STATEMENT: Climate Proposal Wins 15.2% of Votes at Amazon Annual Meeting

Media Contacts:  Annie Sanders, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691  Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495    BOSTON, May 24, 2024— 15.2% of Amazon* shareholders supported a proposal, filed by Green Century° and Amalgamated Bank, with shareholder representative As You Sow, asking the company to disclose its full value-chain climate emissions, including emissions from all products sold on its e-commerce platform.  …

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31% of Votes Support Green Century Climate Proposal at Skyworks 

Media Contacts:  Annie Sanders, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691  Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, May 20, 2024 – Shareholders of Skyworks Solutions, Inc.* (Skyworks) delivered 31.2% of votes in favor of Green Century’s° proposal asking the company to set rigorous science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. The proposal also asked the company to establish a goal to increase its…

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Methane Emissions Proposal Gains 15.5% of Votes at Travelers’ Annual Meeting

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 20, 2024  – Travelers’* investors voted May 15th on a Green Century°  shareholder proposal asking the company to engage, educate, and hold fossil fuel industry clients accountable for eliminating methane emissions from their operations. 15.5% of the votes cast were in favor of…

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STATEMENT: Chubb Investors Cast 28% of Votes in Favor of Climate Proposal

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 17, 2024  – Chubb* investors cast 28% of votes in favor of a shareholder proposal filed by Green Century° and the As You Sow Foundation Fund asking the company to disclose climate emissions associated with its insurance and investment activities. For the past…

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Shareholders Call on Amazon to Disclose Emissions from All Products Sold

Media Contacts:  Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Annie Sanders, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 BOSTON, May 16, 2024— On May 22, Amazon shareholders will vote on a proposal, filed by Amalgamated Bank and Green Century°, with shareholder representative As You Sow, calling on the company to disclose indirect emissions, known as Scope 3 emissions, from products it sells. Last…

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STATEMENT: Green Century Earns Enough Support for Sustainable Supply Chain Proposal to Re-file with Ford

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 9, 2024  – Ford Motor Company shareholders delivered 6.6% of votes cast in support of Green Century’s° resolution asking the company to eliminate materials linked to deforestation in its cars and trucks. The proposal also asked Ford to buy more sustainable steel and…

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VF Corporation to address microfiber pollution after Green Century and As You Sow engagement

Contact Information: Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 BOSTON — VF Corporation*, the parent company of The North Face®, Vans®, and Timberland® brands, will take steps to further address microfiber pollution from its clothes after engagement with Green Century° and As You Sow. The company has joined the “The Microfibre Consortium” at the enterprise level…

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Ford Shareholders to Consider Green Century Proposal

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 7, 2024 – Shareholders prepare to vote on a Green Century proposal at Ford’s May 9 annual general meeting. The proposal asks Ford to disclose deforestation risk associated with the leather, rubber, and minerals it buys, and encourages the company to support efforts…

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STATEMENT: 31% of IBM Shareholders Support Green Century Climate Proposal

Media Contacts:  Andrea Ranger, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813  Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, May 5, 2024 – Green Century received 31% of votes in favor of its resolution with IBM asking the company to set comprehensive climate emissions reduction targets.  IBM has a goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2030, inclusive of emissions attributable to its direct…

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