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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, June 26, 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: 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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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: 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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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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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, Amalgamated Bank file shareholder proposal with Amazon seeking disclosure of entire carbon footprint

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 15, 2022 – Green Century° and Amalgamated Bank led the filing of a shareholder proposal Thursday pressing Amazon to fully quantify and disclose its scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. Scope 3 emissions, which include things such as transportation…

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