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Amazon announces plastic reductions a year after Green Century° Engagement

Media Contacts:  Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate,;   Pam Podger, Communications Director,  A little more than a year after Green Century Funds co-filed a resolution with As You Sow asking Amazon* to address its plastics use, the company announced it has reduced its single-use plastic in its global operations by 11.6% – or nearly 86,000…

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Colgate-Palmolive ramps up efforts to address plastic pollution in response to Green Century Funds shareholder proposal

Media Contacts: Annie Sanders, Director of Shareholder Advocacy,, 773-272-6691; Pam Podger, Director of Communications,, 860-822-3887 Boston, April 17, 2023 – Colgate-Palmolive*, a leading global consumer products company, will enhance its efforts to reduce plastic packaging and scale up reuse models that cut down on single-use plastic. In exchange for this heightened focus on…

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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,, 773-272-6691 Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director,, 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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