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Tyson Foods’* New Deforestation Policy Is Substandard

Nov 12, 2020

Tyson Foods’ new Forest Protection Standard fails to meet investors’ expectations or eliminate the company’s exposure to deforestation.

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Costco* Communicates Conservation and Climate Commitments

Nov 11, 2020

Green Century has withdrawn a shareholder resolution with Costco Wholesale Corporation, the second largest retailer in the world, after the company published both a Forest Conservation Commitment and a Climate Action Plan.

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STATEMENT: P&G Shareholders Resoundingly Support Deforestation Shareholder Proposal

Oct 13, 2020

Procter & Gamble (P&G) shareholders overwhelming voted in support of a Green Century shareholder resolution, calling on the company to eliminate deforestation and forest degradation in its supply chain. 

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Green Century-led Coalition of Investors Warn Indonesia Legislation Threatens Tropical Forests

Oct 9, 2020

This week, Green Century° released a letter, signed by 36 global investors, representing more than $4.1 trillion in assets under management, in opposition to a bill that would roll back the environmental protections that have helped stem deforestation across Indonesia.

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Exxon* Exposed: Oil and Gas Companies Continue to Lobby Against Climate Action

Oct 5, 2020

Even as oil and gas companies roll out slick new public marketing campaigns about their various “green” initiatives, behind the scenes they continue to spend millions of dollars lobbying against measures to combat climate change.

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BlackRock* and Other Large Asset Managers Aid and Abet Deforestation

Sep 24, 2020

A new Friends of the Earth report exposes the complicity of BlackRock, Vanguard,* and State Street* in global deforestation.

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Green Century Presses Procter & Gamble* To End Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Its Supply Chain

Sep 17, 2020

Green Century has filed a shareholder proposal with Procter & Gamble, one of the largest consumer packaged goods companies in the world, calling on the company to eliminate deforestation and forest degradation in its supply chain. 

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The Rise of Divestment and Responsible Investing And the Fall of Fossil Fuel Companies

Aug 13, 2020

Responsible investing and divesting are working and the fossil fuel industry is reeling.

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We Warned That It Was Too Soon to Praise BlackRock*

Jul 24, 2020

In June, Green Century warned that it was too soon to praise BlackRock for its support for climate-related shareholder proposals at two oil and gas giants. Our concern has proved prescient.

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Green Century Commends Vertex* for Exceeding First GHG Reduction Goals, Following Engagement

Jun 23, 2020

Green Century commends Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,* for meeting and exceeding its company-wide goal to reduce operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the end of 2019.

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