Press Releases

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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Green Century Squeezes Kraft Heinz* To Diversify Its Protein Products

Aug 21, 2019

Green Century has filed a shareholder proposal with Kraft Heinz, regarding the company’s failure to adopt a long-term strategy to diversify its protein products.

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Green Century Commends Jack in the Box* for Fulfilling its Responsible Antibiotic Use Commitment Ahead of Schedule

Aug 8, 2019

Green Century commends Jack in the Box for fulfilling its commitment – one year ahead of schedule – to only serve poultry raised without the use of medically important antibiotics for disease prevention.

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Green Century Withdraws Proposal After Vertex Pharmaceuticals* Commits to Setting First GHG Reduction Goal

May 22, 2019

Green Century has withdrawn its shareholder proposal with Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., after it committed to setting its first company-wide goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2019.

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Kroger* to Adopt Deforestation Policy, Following Green Century Engagement

May 7, 2019

Green Century is pleased to announce that Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the U.S., will develop and implement a no-deforestation policy that will cover its private label products.

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