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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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STATEMENT: Hormel* takes first notable steps toward eliminating human use antibiotics in turkey; more work needed on pork

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, August 21, 2023 – After Green Century° and Trinity Health filed a shareholder proposal with Hormel Foods Corp. (Hormel) in 2019, the company has made progress on an important public health issue: reducing the overuse of medically-important antibiotics in food…

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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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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: 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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Chubb* tries to block Green Century shareholder proposal for second year in a row

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, mmorgenstein@greencentury.com, 678-427-1671 Boston, February 22, 2023 – In response to Green Century° re-filing of a shareholder proposal in December, Chubb Limited, the world’s largest commercial property and casualty insurer, has once again asked the SEC for permission to block the proposal from…

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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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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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