Following a multi-year engagement with Green Century, Darden Restaurants, Inc., the largest casual dining operator in the U.S., yesterday announced that it was adopting a policy to phase out the use of medically important antibiotics in its chicken supply chain by 2023.Read More
Green Century has been working to end the needless deforestation caused by unsustainable palm oil production since 2012 – and we’ve had a lot of success. We’ve helped secure zero-deforestation commitments from key purchasers. Engaging producers directly about the expectations of international markets is another way to put pressure on producers to adopt No Deforestation, No Peat, and No Exploitation (NDPE) practices.Read More
Green Century withdrew its shareholder proposal with Amazon, after it committed to carbon neutrality for half of its package deliveries by 2030, and indicated it would outline a broader vision for entirely carbon neutral deliveries in the future.Read More
Today, Green Century sent an inquiry letter to BlackRock, regarding its strategies and policies to address and mitigate its exposure to deforestation through its financing practices.Read More
In the past, individuals concerned about climate change and environmental degradation may have shied away from IRAs, believing that green IRAs didn’t exist.
But they do! A Green Century IRA could help you achieve your retirement goals, in an environmentally-responsible way.Read More
For several years, a number of corporate front-groups have been attempting to make it appreciably more difficult for shareholders to engage with the publicly traded companies in which they’re invested. To stop this attack, Green Century recently sent a letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton.Read More
We are only a few days into 2019, but we already have a front-runner for word of the year: volatility. I know volatility can be a bit unsettling for investors, so I wanted to offer some reassuring thoughts: Remember why you invest with Green Century. You invest to save for your future and to make an impact. The market may be unpredictable but the environmental impact of your Green Century investment remains steadfast.Read More
Green Century collaborated with Aramark, one of the world’s largest food service providers, to develop a robust no-deforestation commitment to be implemented by 2025.Read More
Aramark* serves two billion meals a year in schools, hospitals, sports stadiums and more, so the environmental ramifications of Green Century’s recent engagement with the company will be substantial.
Following a meeting in Green Century’s office in Boston, Aramark agreed to develop and fully implement a no-deforestation commitment within six years. Consequently, Green Century withdrew the shareholder resolution it had filed with the company.Read More
Green Century recently filed a shareholder resolution with Domino’s Pizza, asking it to reduce the use of medically important antibiotics used in the production of the beef and pork it sources. Domino’s challenged the proposal with the SEC.Read More