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Green Century Media Mentions

View a selection of our most noteworthy mentions within the media:

  • Amazon Seeks to Block Scope 3 Emissions Shareholder Proposal
    Corporate Secretary – January 31
    Corporate Secretary highlights a resolution co-filed by Green Century and Amalgamated Bank. The resolution asks Amazon to measure and disclose Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions from its full value chain inclusive of physical stores, e-commerce operations and all products sold by third party vendors.
  • Institutional Investors File Shareholder Resolutions at JP Morgan, Bank of America to Curb Emissions
    MarketWatch – January 24
    Institutional investors are teaming up to file shareholder resolutions at the largest banks in the U.S. to get the financial companies to reduce financing tied to greenhouse-gas emissions as promised in earlier measures. Green Century Fund filed resolutions at insurance companies Chubb Ltd., Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. and Travelers Inc. asking the insurance companies to eliminate fossil-fuel projects over time.
  • Big Banks Told to Phase out Financing of Fossil-Fuel Projects
    Bloomberg – January 24
    Green Century, along with As You Sow, the Sierra Club Foundation and Trillium Asset Management filed climate-finance resolutions that are calling on companies to disclose how they measure and reduce emissions from their underwriting and investing businesses to align with the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord. This Bloomberg article highlights how Wall Street banks are being ‘pressed’ to reduce their financing of fossil fuels faster.
  • Jack in the Box Vows to Improve Treatment of Pigs
    Bloomberg – January 17
    Andrea Ranger, Green Century shareholder advocate, continues to advocate for zero gestation crates in this recent Bloomberg article. Green Century Funds, owns shares of Jack in the Box and calls on pork suppliers to stop keeping pregnant sows in the individual pens, which are too small for them to lie down in or turn around.
  • Sustainable Funds Face Big Challenges. Only Some Will Be Winners.
    Barron's – January 6
    Green Century Funds are featured in this article about whether ESG investing needs an overhaul, and how to find mutual funds and ETFs that are making a difference to the planet and delivering solid returns over the long term. Leslie Samuelrich, president of Green Century Funds, highlights the firm as a place for investors “who want to align their values deeply on environmental issues,” including climate change, biodiversity, forest protection, plastic pollution, and factory farming.
  • Office Depot, OfficeMax to cut plastics by 20%
    Plastics News – January 5
    Green Century's director of shareholder advocacy, Annie Sanders, shares her thoughts with Plastics News on Office Depot's recent plastic reduction commitment.

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