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Green Century’s Top Highlights from 2023

We have had a terrific 2023 and have made great strides in helping protect our planet and in making the world a better place through our robust shareholder advocacy, nonprofit ownership, and environmentally responsible funds. Here are some highlights. Renewable energy plans for top chipmakers Silicon chips are found everywhere these days — in computers,…

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What is Sustainable Investing & What is its Impact?

While there is no regulated term for sustainable investing and may mean and be defined differently from firm to firm, there is growing public and regulatory pressure to provide clear descriptions so that individuals can decide for themselves if the offered investments meet their criteria.   How to Invest Sustainably  Green Century believes that to invest…

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Why U.S. Insurance Companies Keep Covering Fossil Fuels – and What We’re Doing About It

Many investors – and especially Green Century Funds° investors – can imagine a safer, healthier fossil fuel-free future. That’s why Green Century’s advocates work to convince companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect forests, source renewable energy and more. But as wildfires, floods and extreme temperatures have become more common and climate risk has grown…

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RELEASE: Green Century shareholder proposal prompts Costco* commitment to set new climate emissions reduction targets

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, November 14, 2022 – In response to a Green Century° shareholder proposal, Costco,* one of the largest retailers in the world, has committed to setting climate emissions reduction targets for its full value chain — cumulatively called…

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The Timken Company* sets first greenhouse gas emissions reduction target after Green Century shareholder proposal

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-249-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 BOSTON, November 10, 2022 – A year after Green Century° filed a shareholder proposal calling on The Timken Company (Timken) to adopt short-, medium- and long-term science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets, the company has taken a strong first step toward…

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What does it mean to invest fossil fuel free?

Making-A-Clean-Break

What does it mean to invest fossil fuel free? And how do you begin to divest? This post will attempt to clarify the definition of fossil fuel free investing, and to distinguish between fossil fuel free and low carbon strategies. What does it mean to invest fossil fuel free? For Green Century, and for many…

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Green Century Commends California’s Fossil Fuel Free Future

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.

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Green Century Reaffirms Commitment to Fossil Fuel Free Investing

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.

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