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STATEMENT: Green Century shareholder proposal results in new Jack in the Box* animal welfare commitment

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671   BOSTON, January 19, 2023 – In exchange for the withdrawal of a Green Century° shareholder proposal, San Diego-based Jack in the Box restaurants  announced it will switch to 100% “group housed” pork by the end of 2026. In this…

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Lowe’s* commits to new protections for global forests – Green Century

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691; Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671   Boston, January 18, 2023 – Lowe’s Home Improvement*, the second-largest home improvement company in the United States, has issued a set of new industry-leading wood sourcing commitments that will protect forests around the world. The new policies…

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STATEMENT: McDonald’s* takes step back from antibiotics reduction goal; Green Century files shareholder proposal asking for reinstatement of original commitment

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, December 27, 2022 – McDonald’s issued an update Tuesday to its antibiotics policy for its global beef supply chain. The update sets targets for the “responsible use” of medically important antibiotics. While demonstrating some progress, the new policy does…

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Office Depot to cut 20% of plastic packaging by 2027

Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691; Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671   Boston, December 21, 2022 – The ODP Corporation,* which operates Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores, has committed to reducing plastic packaging associated with its private label products and e-commerce shipping operations 20% below 2022 levels by 2027. The…

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Green Century files shareholder proposals with Chubb,* The Hartford* and Travelers* around their support of fossil fuel projects

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, December 19, 2022 – Green Century° has re-filed shareholder proposals with three of the top 10 global commercial property and casualty insurers: Chubb, The Hartford, and Travelers, asking all three to stop underwriting new fossil fuel projects. It is…

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Green Century, Amalgamated Bank file shareholder proposal with Amazon seeking disclosure of entire carbon footprint

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, December 15, 2022 – Green Century° and Amalgamated Bank led the filing of a shareholder proposal Thursday pressing Amazon to fully quantify and disclose its scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. Scope 3 emissions, which include things such as transportation…

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RELEASE: Hormel Foods* Commits to No Deforestation by 2025

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671   Boston, December 13, 2022 – In response to a Green Century Funds° shareholder proposal, Hormel Foods,* known for meat products from SPAM to Dinty Moore Beef Stew, has agreed to eliminate deforestation along its supply chain by…

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Sysco shareholders call for less plastic packaging

Media Contacts: Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 BOSTON, November 18, 2022 – A notable 92% of Sysco shareholders voted Friday in favor of a Green Century° shareholder proposal urging the company to issue a report to determine if and how the company can increase the…

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RELEASE: Green Century shareholder proposal prompts Costco* commitment to set new climate emissions reduction targets

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, November 14, 2022 – In response to a Green Century° shareholder proposal, Costco,* one of the largest retailers in the world, has committed to setting climate emissions reduction targets for its full value chain — cumulatively called…

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The Timken Company* sets first greenhouse gas emissions reduction target after Green Century shareholder proposal

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-249-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 BOSTON, November 10, 2022 – A year after Green Century° filed a shareholder proposal calling on The Timken Company (Timken) to adopt short-, medium- and long-term science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets, the company has taken a strong first step toward…

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