Green Century President Leslie Samuelrich has been reelected to the Board of Directors for the US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment.Read More
Green Century withdrew a shareholder proposal with Verizon, after the company announced a commitment to source the equivalent of 50% of its annual electricity usage from renewable sources by 2025.Read More
Green Century Capital Management congratulates McDonald’s Corporation for its newly announced commitment to restrict the use of medically important antibiotics in its beef supply chain. As the largest purchaser of beef in the world, the announcement by McDonald’s represents an industry-leading approach that could steer further change towards antibiotic stewardship.Read More
KOTA KINABALU, MALAYSIA, November 26, 2018 – Green Century Capital Management commends the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest third-party certifier for sustainable palm oil, for ratifying and adopting enhanced certification standards at its 15th Annual General Assembly. Palm oil is found in an estimated 50 percent of all packaged goods and its production is a leading driver of deforestation.Read More
Green Century applauds Starbucks Corporation for fulfilling its commitment – two years ahead of schedule – to only serve chicken and turkey raised without the use of antibiotics in all of its U.S. company-operated stores.Read More
The 2018 biennial “Trends Report,” sponsored by Green Century and released this week from the US SIF Foundation, found that sustainable, responsible, and impact investing (SRI) assets now account for $12.0 trillion—or one in four dollars—of the $46.6 trillion in total assets under professional management in the U.S.Read More
Green Century presented its shareholder proposal, asking General Mills to being tracking and reducing the use of toxic pesticides in its supply chain, at its September 25th shareholder meeting.Read More
At Darden Restaurants’ annual shareholder meeting, Green Century’s shareholder proposal, asking the company to reduce the use of medically-important human antibiotics in its meat supply chain, received 40.2% of shareholder support.Read More
Green Century applauds the codification of SB 100, which will put California on a path to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources, such as solar and wind, by 2045. Green Century mobilized institutional investors, representing $22.36 billion in assets under management, in support of SB 100, which is “the most important climate law in U.S. history,” according to the MIT Technology Review.Read More
Green Century is proudly reaffirming its commitment to fossil fuel free investing to coincide with the Divest-Invest press conference focused on “How the Moral Call to Divest Became a Matter of Fiduciary Duty,” being held during the week of the Global Climate Action Summit.Read More
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