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Amazon* Wishlist: A Drastic Reduction in Plastic Use

Mar 3, 2021

Green Century has filed a shareholder resolution with Amazon, urging the company to reduce its use of plastic, including at its sustainably-minded subsidiary Whole Foods Market* and across its extensive shipping operations.

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What’s Next, Chevron?* Arctic Oil Spills?

Feb 18, 2021

Chevron has petitioned the SEC to exclude Green Century’s resolution, urging it to commit to renouncing oil and gas exploration and production in the Arctic, from its proxy statement.

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Hormel* Issues Report on Use of Medically Important Antibiotics

Feb 16, 2021

Hormel recently released its first report on the use of medically important antibiotics in its pork and poultry supply chain, as a result of a 2019 Green Century shareholder resolution with the company.

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STATEMENT: Green Century Reacts to Coca-Cola* Pledge to Reduce Virgin Plastic Use

Feb 10, 2021

On its earnings call today, The Coca-Cola Company announced a new goal to reduce the impact of its plastic use, following a Green Century shareholder resolution.

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Coca-Cola* Agrees to Reduce Virgin Plastic Use

Feb 10, 2021

Coca-Cola, a Fortune 100 company recently named as the most plastic polluting corporation on the planet, has agreed to set a new goal to reduce its virgin plastic use, precipitating a withdrawal of Green Century’s° shareholder proposal.

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Green Century Leads Shareholder Effort to Eliminate Deforestation in Grain Trade

Dec 22, 2020

A Green Century° led group of institutional investors have filed resolutions at ADM and Bunge over concerns about their contributions to deforestation and native vegetation clearance in Latin America, particularly Brazil.  

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Illinois State Treasurer Frerichs Leads Effort Calling on Facebook* to Separate CEO and Board Chair to Reduce Investor Risk Amid Controversy

Dec 17, 2020

Green Century was part of a coalition of institutional investors calling for the separation of the positions of CEO and Board chair at Facebook.

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Green Century Applauds Aramark* for Prompt Progress on Deforestation

Nov 18, 2020

Green Century commends Aramark, one of the world’s largest food service providers, for quickly making progress on its no-deforestation commitment.

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Hormel Foods* Reverses Opposition to California Animal Welfare Law, Following Green Century Engagement

Nov 12, 2020

Green Century has successfully engaged Hormel Foods to improve its animal welfare practices.

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