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Green Century Files Shareholder Proposal with BlackRock* Regarding Failure to Act on Climate

Dec 20, 2019

Green Century has filed a shareholder resolution with BlackRock regarding the company’s failure to act in accordance with its public pronouncements about the climate crisis and the risk it poses to corporations and investors.

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Green Century Calls for Continuation of Amazon Soy Moratorium

Dec 3, 2019

Green Century is calling for the continuation of the Amazon Soy Moratorium, which is under attack by agricultural producers in Brazil just as fires and deforestation push the Amazon to an irreversible tipping point.

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Green Century President Leslie Samuelrich Honored with Prestigious SRI Service Award

Nov 20, 2019

Green Century President Leslie Samuelrich has been honored with the 2019 SRI Service Award, which recognizes an “individual who has demonstrated leadership, innovation, high standards of professional conduct, and accomplishment in collaboration with other SRI industry leaders.”

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Green Century Strongly Opposes SEC Proposal to Stifle Shareholders

Nov 12, 2019

Green Century strongly opposes the shareholder rule changes recently proposed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Green Century Congratulates Shareholder Advocate Honored on SRIC 30 Under 30 List

Oct 30, 2019

Green Century Shareholder Advocate Jessye Waxman has been selected for the inaugural SRI Conference 30 Under 30 List.

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Green Century MSCI International Index Fund Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

Sep 30, 2019

Today is the third anniversary of the launch of the Green Century MSCI International Index Fund, the first fossil fuel free, diversified, and responsible international index fund available to U.S. investors.

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Green Century Pesticide Proposal to be Considered at Lamb Weston* Annual Meeting Today

Sep 26, 2019

A Green Century shareholder proposal with Lamb Weston, calling for the company to disclose its pesticide use and its impact on pollinators, is being considered at its annual meeting in Eagle, Idaho, today.

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General Mills* Agrees to Pesticide Reduction Strategy, Following Multi-Year Engagement with Green Century and As You Sow

Sep 10, 2019

General Mills has shared its strategy and intention to reduce pesticides in its supply chain, following a multi-year engagement with Green Century.

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Green Century Mobilizes Investors in Support of the California Circular Economy and Plastic Pollution Reduction Act

Sep 9, 2019

Green Century mobilized investors, representing $15.5 billion in assets under management, in support of legislation that would require manufacturers to reduce waste from single-use packaging and products by 75% by 2030.

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Green Century Laments Amazon Fires as Preventable, Man-Made Tragedy

Aug 29, 2019

The devastating fires ravaging the Amazon are an entirely preventable, man-made tragedy. Green Century has spent years working to end deforestation and is committed to continuing that fight. Pressuring companies that trade or buy soy and cattle is our best hope to prevent further catastrophe.

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