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Kellanova to Report Biodiversity and Nature Impacts

Media Contacts: Andrew Shalit, Shareholder Advocate, ashalit@greencentury.com, 617-747-4439; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495     Boston, March 21, 2024 – Kellanova, the international snack and convenience foods company formerly known as Kellogg, has become one of the first U.S. food companies to commit to conducting a comprehensive assessment of its impacts on the natural world.…

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NXP Semiconductors* to Publish Climate Roadmap

Contact Information:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, February 14, 2024 – Green Century° filed a shareholder proposal with NXP Semiconductors in December, asking the company to develop and publish a climate roadmap or climate transition plan. After close collaboration with Green Century, NXP pledged to develop a…

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Corning* Sets Ambitious Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Embraces Development of Climate Transition Plan

Contact Information:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813   Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, November 21, 2023 – In 2020, Green Century° noticed that Corning Inc. did not have A greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) reduction target that were ambitious enough to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, a commitment signed in 2015 by…

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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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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 to Vote on Green Century Resolution Urging General Motors* to Cut Emissions and Deforestation from its Supply Chains

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocacy, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, June 14, 2023 –The shareholders of the General Motors Company will vote Tuesday, June 20 on a Green Century° shareholder proposal asking the company to improve the sustainability of its aluminum, steel, rubber, and leather supply chains. “While GM has…

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STATEMENT: Mondelēz* Shareholders Shy from Strong Support of Green Century Proposal Seeking Interim Targets for Company’s 100% Cage-Free Eggs by 2025 Goal  

Media Contacts: Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813; Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Boston, May 19, 2023 – – Shareholders of Mondelēz International, Inc., a food company known for its popular snack brands, such as Chips Ahoy!, Cadbury, Ritz, and Oreo, were reluctant to support a Green Century° proposal, as evidenced by the vote tally…

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Shareholders Poised to Vote 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, May 22, 2023 – Green Century° and the Benedictine Sisters of Boerne, Texas, have filed a shareholder proposal with McDonald’s urging it to eliminate routine use of antibiotics that are important to protecting human health on the animals in its…

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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, asanders@greencentury.com, 773-272-6691; Pam Podger, Director of Communications, ppodger@greencentury.com, 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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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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