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Insightia Monthly interviews Annie Sanders and Andrea Ranger on all things shareholder advocacy | Going Green

Insightia Monthly magazine GOING GREEN December 2022 By Rebecca Sherratt   An interview with Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy, and Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, at Green Century Capital Management. Founded in 1991, Green Century is an investment advisory firm based in Massachusetts that manages environmentally responsible funds.     Green Century’s sustainability proposals target a…

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Green Century files shareholder proposals with Chubb,* The Hartford* and Travelers* around their support of fossil fuel projects

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, December 19, 2022 – Green Century° has re-filed shareholder proposals with three of the top 10 global commercial property and casualty insurers: Chubb, The Hartford, and Travelers, asking all three to stop underwriting new fossil fuel projects. It is…

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Green Century, Amalgamated Bank file shareholder proposal with Amazon seeking disclosure of entire carbon footprint

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, December 15, 2022 – Green Century° and Amalgamated Bank led the filing of a shareholder proposal Thursday pressing Amazon to fully quantify and disclose its scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. Scope 3 emissions, which include things such as transportation…

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RELEASE: Hormel Foods* Commits to No Deforestation by 2025

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, December 13, 2022 – In response to a Green Century Funds° shareholder proposal, Hormel Foods,* known for meat products from SPAM to Dinty Moore Beef Stew, has agreed to eliminate deforestation along its supply chain by…

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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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Release: Green Century Funds President Leslie Samuelrich named to Insider’s ‘Climate Action 30’ list

Media contacts: Leslie Samuelrich, lsamuelrich@greencentury.com; 781-349-2830 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 BOSTON, September 22, 2022 — To coincide with Climate Week, Insider is spotlighting 30 global leaders, including Green Century Funds President Leslie Samuelrich, in its inaugural Climate Action 30 list. “I’m honored by this recognition from Insider and appreciate Insider’s acknowledgement of…

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General Mills shareholders call for less plastic packaging — Over 55% of voting shareholders opt for Green Century proposal

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, September 27, 2022 – A noteworthy 55% of General Mills shareholders voted Tuesday in favor of a Green Century° shareholder proposal urging the company to issue a report to determine if and how the company can increase…

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What is ‘shareholder engagement’ and does it matter? How to understand what an impact report really means

*Read President Leslie Samuelrich’s GreenFin article on What is real ‘shareholder engagement’ and does it matter? She explains the differences between proxy voting, engagement and advocacy… When I got to the exhibit hall at a recent sustainable investing conference, surrounded by banners of beautiful nature shots, I focused on collecting impact reports from the exhibitors.…

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