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NXP Semiconductors* to Publish Climate Roadmap

Contact Information:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, February 14, 2024 – Green Century° filed a shareholder proposal with NXP Semiconductors in December, asking the company to develop and publish a climate roadmap or climate transition plan. After close collaboration with Green Century, NXP pledged to develop a…

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Applied Materials* to Cut Carbon Emissions

Contact Information:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, January 4, 2023 – After filing a shareholder proposal, Green Century° reached an agreement with Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied) to map out its strategy to cut carbon emissions by 2040.  Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Applied employs 39,000 people, and is…

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Deere & Co Faces Shareholder Scrutiny on Right to Repair Stand

Media Contacts: Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, (617) 482-0800 (Boston, October 11) The Green Century° Equity Fund has filed a shareholder resolution with Deere & Company* asking the company to issue a public report assessing the potential damage to the brand’s reputation from opposing Right to Repair legislation. Deere,…

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Costco Steps Up Efforts to Reduce Plastic in Response to Green Century Proposal

Contact Information:   Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495   (BOSTON, 10/10/23) – Green Century° reached a deal with Costco Wholesale* which committed to increased plastic footprint disclosures and a new 5-year plastic action plan.   “We commend Costco for providing the information that investors need and for taking steps…

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CarMax* to expand carbon offsets disclosure in response to Green Century Funds’ shareholder proposal

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, July 10, 2023 — CarMax, Inc., the largest used vehicle retailer in the U.S., has committed to strengthening its carbon offsets disclosure so that shareholders can assess whether the company is on track to achieve its greenhouse gas emissions reduction…

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STATEMENT: The New York Times* leans into a new commitment on net-zero emissions after discussions with Green Century

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 BOSTON, June 28, 2023 – After discussions with Green Century°, The New York Times Company (The Times) set a net-zero by 2030 greenhouse gas emissions target covering its scope 1 and 2 emissions. Green Century had approached the newspaper with concerns about…

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Google parent, Alphabet*, pledges greater transparency on use of carbon offsets after Green Century shareholder proposal

Media Contacts:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813;  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, June 26, 2023 – Green Century° withdrew a shareholder proposal with tech giant Alphabet after the company agreed to provide greater visibility into its use of carbon offsets. Alphabet relies on carbon offsets, also known as carbon credits, to neutralize…

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STATEMENT: Green Century Earns 14.3% of Total Votes Cast for Proposal Asking General Motors* to Increase Supply Chain Sustainability

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocacy, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, June 20, 2023 – General Motors released the results of the shareholder vote on a Green Century° proposal asking the company to improve the sustainability of its aluminum, steel, rubber, and leather supply chains. Votes cast in favor reached 14.3%…

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Shareholders Lend Support to Green Century Proposal Urging McDonald’s* to Prevent Development of Antibiotic-Resistant “Superbugs” in its Supply Chains

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, June 2, 2023 – Shareholders have weighed in on a shareholder proposal filed by Green Century° and the Benedictine Sisters of Boerne, Texas, asking McDonald’s to establish a more ambitious policy to eliminate use of medically important antibiotics in its…

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STATEMENT: Mondelēz* Shareholders Shy from Strong Support of Green Century Proposal Seeking Interim Targets for Company’s 100% Cage-Free Eggs by 2025 Goal  

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 19, 2023 – – Shareholders of Mondelēz International, Inc., a food company known for its popular snack brands, such as Chips Ahoy!, Cadbury, Ritz, and Oreo, were reluctant to support a Green Century° proposal, as evidenced by the vote tally…

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