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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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Notable 21% vote in favor of Green Century Proposal to Set Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets at Builders FirstSource*

Media Contacts: Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-482-0800 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495   Boston, June 16, 2023 –  Builders FirstSource, the country’s largest building product supplier to the professional market, released the vote result from its annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday. Green Century° received a notable 21% of the vote in favor…

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STATEMENT: Travelers’* Shareholders Show Less Support for Green Century Climate Proposal in 2023

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 26, 2023 – – Shareholders showed less support for a Green Century° proposal that asked Travelers to establish a deadline for phasing out underwriting new fossil fuel projects. Votes cast in favor reached 8.8%, less than the 2022 vote outcome…

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STATEMENT:  UPS* shareholders show lower support for Green Century climate proposal in 2023

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 9, 2023 – Shareholders of the United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) showed lower support for a Green Century° and Trillium Asset Management proposal asking the company to adopt an independently verified science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. Votes in favor reached…

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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, May 4, 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: SEC upholds Chubb’s* request to block Green Century shareholder proposal from 2023 proxy ballot

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 860-822-3887 Boston, May 2, 2023 – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a ruling In March giving Chubb Limited permission to block Green Century Funds’ shareholder proposal from its 2023 proxy ballot. The proposal requests Chubb adopt a policy for…

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Green Century Secures Commitments with Five Semiconductor Companies to Create Climate Transition Plans

Media Contacts:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 860-822-3887 BOSTON, April 26, 2023 – After filing shareholder proposals with each company, Green Century° successfully secured commitments with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.,* Intel Corporation,* NVIDIA Corporation,*  ON Semiconductor Corporation,* and Texas Instruments, Inc.* requesting they publish climate transition plans. Climate transition plans detail…

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Notable 43% of Bloomin’ Brands Shareholders Support Green Century Proposal to Address Climate Change and Deforestation

Media Contacts: Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com 617-482-0800 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 860-822-3887   Boston, April 25, 2023 – A notable 43% of restaurant company Bloomin’ Brands* shareholders voted in favor of Green Century Capital Management’s° shareholder proposal urging the company to set greenhouse gas reduction targets encompassing its supply chain emissions. Green Century…

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STATEMENT: SEC approves Amazon’s request to block Green Century and Amalgamated proposal from 2023 shareholder ballot

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Pam Podger, Director of Communications, ppodger@greencentury.com, 860-822-3887 Boston, April 20, 2023 — On April 10th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) upheld Amazon.com Inc.’s request to block a Green Century° and Amalgamated Bank shareholder proposal from its 2023 proxy ballot. The proposal seeks full disclosure of…

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STATEMENT: Chubb* announces new policy to restrict its underwriting of oil and gas sector. Green Century seeks details on how effectively it will reduce carbon emissions.

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 860-822-3887 Boston, March 22, 2023 – The insurance company Chubb Limited announced a new policy Wednesday aimed at reducing methane emissions released by its oil and gas clients’ operations. Chubb declared it will no longer cover oil and gas projects in government-protected…

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