Press Release Contact: Kyle W. Kempf, Green Century Capital Management, firstname.lastname@example.org, (617) 482-0800
BOSTON, September 5, 2018 – As the first family of diversified and responsible fossil fuel free mutual funds in the U.S., Green Century applauds California for its historic commitment to go fossil fuel free.
With the passage of SB 100, California is setting a target to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources, such as solar and wind, by 2045.
“Having the fifth largest economy in the world commit to decarbonizing its electricity supply by 2045 is a game changer,” said Leslie Samuelrich, president of Green Century Capital Management. “SB 100 is a signal achievement and the positive repercussions of its passage will be profound.”
Green Century is proud to have played a role in this significant environmental accomplishment.
This year, Green Century was pleased to support the work of Environment California, which led the stakeholder coalition advocating for SB 100. In total, Environment California marshaled more than 250 organizations in the environmental, public health, labor, environmental justice, faith, business and youth communities in support of the legislation.
As the only U.S. mutual fund company founded and owned by non-profit organizations, 100% of the profits Green Century earns for managing its funds support the work of environmental and public health organizations.
With Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature, this milestone legislation will establish California as a shining city upon a hill whose zero-carbon light guides America to a more sustainable future.
About Green Century Capital Management
Green Century offers three environmentally and socially responsible mutual funds. Through fossil fuel free investing and our three-pronged approach of sustainable investing, active shareholder advocacy, and support of environmental and public health non-profits we work to curb climate change, improve environmental policies, and limit environmental impacts of company supply chains.
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