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Make An Environmental Impact With Your Investments

We are award-winning active owners. We persuade companies to become more environmentally responsible to make our world cleaner and safer. The campaigns we run and the votes we cast drive measurable ESG changes around the world for our investors.

Shareholder Advocacy

During the 2022 shareholder season, Green Century secured 20 policy changes from global corporations and won more majority votes on environmental proposals than any other firm in the country.

 

Highlighted Issues:

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Protecting Tropical Forests

To curb climate change and prevent loss of habitat for endangered species, Green Century is working to reduce deforestation caused by the unsustainable production of palm oil, soy, cattle, timber in Asia and Latin America.

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Expanding Renewable Energy

To transition our economy to a cleaner one, Green Century presses companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to source more solar and wind energy. 

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Reducing Plastic Pollution

To protect ocean life and the public health effects of microplastics, Green Century is convincing companies to reduce the use of new plastics and use non-plastic materials for their products and packaging.

View our Recent Shareholder Victories Fact Sheet and Green Century’s Press Releases.

 

Proxy Voting

Green Century has used proxy voting to make Green Century’s shareholders voices heard for decades.  Access our guidelines, voting record and more here.

Unique Non-Profit Ownership

Thirty years ago, a group of nonprofit environmental leaders founded Green Century Capital Management to help people save for their future without compromising their values. Today, 100% of the profits Green Century earns from managing the Green Century Funds belong to these organizations for their critical work.

Our owners work at the state and national level to advocate for the public interest. They speak out for a healthier, safer world in which we can pursue our own individual well-being and the common good.

Highlighted Issues:

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Protecting Pollinators

To protect bees, butterflies, and our food supply, our owners are calling on states to ban a dangerous and widely used class of pesticides.

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Clean Water For America

To make America's waterways safe, our owners are working to strengthen clean water laws, holding polluters accountable, and making investments that ensure no child is drinking water contaminated by lead.

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Protecting Antibiotic Resistance

To combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, these organization are pressuring companies to address the overuse of antibiotics in their meat supply chains.

°Green Century Capital Management, Inc. (Green Century) is the investment advisor to the Green Century Funds (the Funds).

1As of June 30, 2022, green and sustainable bonds comprised 67.2% of the total bonds held in the Green Century Balanced Fund.

You should carefully consider the Funds' investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain a Prospectus that contains this and other information about the Funds, please click here for more information, email info@greencentury.com or call 1-800-934-7336. Please read the Prospectus carefully before investing.

Stocks will fluctuate in response to factors that may affect a single company, industry, sector, country, region or the market as a whole and may perform worse than the market. Foreign securities are subject to additional risks such as currency fluctuations, regional economic and political conditions, differences in accounting methods, and other unique risks compared to investing in securities of U.S. issuers. Bonds are subject to risks including interest rate, credit, and inflation. 

The Green Century Funds are distributed by UMB Distribution Services, LLC., 235 W Galena Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212.