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Marriott International To Measure, Cut Plastic Waste

Contact Information: Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 (March 13, Boston, MA) Marriott International, Inc*, the world’s largest hospitality company, will set a single-use plastic reduction goal by the end of 2025 and disclose a baseline footprint of single-use plastics starting in 2026, thanks to an agreement with Green…

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Disney To Increase Plastic Disclosure, Goals 

Media Contacts: Pam Podger, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 Douglass Guernsey, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 (Boston, MA) The Walt Disney Company* has agreed to disclose how much plastic it’s using in certain areas of its business and to set an additional plastic reduction goal, thanks to an agreement with Green Century Funds°, an environmentally responsible mutual fund. The Walt Disney…

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Plastic Pollution is on the Naughty List: Toy Company Plastic Use Draws Scrutiny from Investors

Contact Information: Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 (Boston, MA) Good news for families looking to shrink their environmental impact this holiday season. Green Century°, one of the first families of fossil fuel free mutual funds in the U.S., filed three shareholder resolutions asking toy companies Disney*, Hasbro* and…

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Green Century and Other Investors Push for Disclosure, Environmental Responsibility in Global Plastics Treaty

Contact Information: Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, (617) 482-0800 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 (Boston, November 13) Green Century° announced today that it has joined major investors in signing two letters urging action on the UN Global Plastics Treaty. The UN Global Plastics Treaty, due to be completed in 2024, would create a legally…

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Amazon announces plastic reductions a year after Green Century° Engagement

Media Contacts:  Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com;   Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com  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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