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How Green Century Does Shareholder Advocacy – Tropical Forest Protection in Indonesia and Malaysia

December 9, 2018

I just returned from Indonesia and Malaysia, where I met with palm oil growers, processors, and traders, and with banks that finance the development of palm oil, to press them to end deforestation. As a shareholder advocate, my job is to engage with companies and pressure them to improve their environmental practices.

Green Century’s shareholder advocacy is unique. Our version of shareholder advocacy goes well beyond simply voting the proxies of the corporations in our Funds.

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Poultry Progress, But Where’s the Beef?

October 22, 2018

The rampant misuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture is creating drug-resistant bacteria that are harming public…

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Company Spotlight: Intuit*

September 20, 2018

As the first family of fossil fuel free, diversified and responsible mutual funds in the United…

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What does it mean to invest fossil fuel free?

September 20, 2018

What does it mean to invest fossil fuel free? And how do you begin to divest?…

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A Week in Impact Investing

September 18, 2018

Phew! Global climate change was the focus of a whirlwind of events, from coast to coast,…

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Green Century Does Not Invest in Nuclear Energy or Weapons

August 31, 2018

As the first family of responsible and diversified fossil fuel free mutual funds in the United…

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Building the Frameworks for Sustainable Palm Oil: the RSPO

August 29, 2018

As many of our readers know, Green Century has been working to halt deforestation in commodity…

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A Green Bond Primer for Green Investors

July 24, 2018

Originating as an investment vehicle only in the last decade or so, green bonds can be…

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CalPERS Becomes First U.S. State Pension Fund to Recognize Deforestation as Material Risk

July 18, 2018

As a pioneer in impact investing, Green Century has worked with corporations to improve their environmental…

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Earth Day 2018: Celebrating a Victory for Pollinators

June 1, 2018

In honor of Earth Day, Green Century is celebrating a victory for some of our planet’s…

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