News & Updates

Green Century Opposes U.S. Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule Limiting Proxy Voting by Retirement Plan Fiduciaries on ESG issues

October 8, 2020

Green Century° strongly opposes the recently proposed U.S. Department of Labor rule aimed at suppressing proxy voting, especially on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

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Shareholder Engagement and Divestment are Mutually Reinforcing

September 18, 2020

New study finds that divestment can make shareholder engagement more effective.

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Company Spotlight: Unilever*

August 14, 2020

This summer, Unilever, a holding in the Green Century MSCI International Index Fund, announced that it would invest more than $1 billion over the next decade to combat the climate crisis and achieve net zero emissions across its value chain by 2039.

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Green Century Opposes U.S. Department of Labor’s Proposal Limiting Retirement Plans from Including ESG Factors into Investment Process

August 3, 2020

Green Century strongly opposes a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that would make it more difficult to include funds that consider environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in retirement plans.

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Green Century Supports the Non-Disclosure Campaign

July 13, 2020

Green Century is pleased to support the Non-Disclosure Campaign, which is urging 1,051 corporations, including Domino’s,* AutoZone,* and Exxon,* to provide a more complete disclosure of their environmental impact.

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Green Century Urges SEC to Require Companies to Disclose the Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 10, 2020

Green Century recently asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to require specific disclosure from companies concerning how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their business, human capital management practices, and supply chains.

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A Conversation with Hannon Armstrong* CEO Jeffrey Eckel

June 24, 2020

To learn more about Hannon Armstrong and its commitment to sustainability, Green Century President Leslie Samuelrich recently spoke with Hannon Armstrong CEO Jeffrey W. Eckel. Here is their exchange.

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Black Lives Matter

June 19, 2020

Green Century has joined with its nonprofit owners, which have a long history of affecting change through the support of grassroots organizing, to create the Emergency Fund for Community Action.

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Company Spotlight: Brambles*

June 10, 2020

Brambles, a holding in the Green Century MSCI International Index Fund, recently was recognized as the most sustainable company outside the U.S.

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Study Finds Shareholder Advocacy Improves Corporate Sustainability

June 2, 2020

A recent study found evidence that “engagements are an effective tool for long-term shareholders to address climate change risks.”

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