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A Sustainability Darling: This Company is a Key Player in the Circular Economy

July 26, 2022

Darling Ingredients* might not enjoy the name recognition of some other sustainability leaders, but it would be hard to find a publicly traded company with a business model more aligned with the emerging circular economy. 

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Can You Guess Which Company is the Top Solar Installer in US Homes?

July 26, 2022

SunRun, Inc.* is the top installer in the US residential solar market, leading in home solar and batteries. The company has held this position for a fifth year running in 2021, with nearly four gigawatts of Networked Solar Energy Capacity.

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Green Century’s Role in Preserving One of Georgia’s Natural Wonders

July 26, 2022

When the advocates at Green Century learned that the largest wildlife refuge in the eastern United States was at risk from a proposed mining project, we sprang into action.

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How is Your Insurance Company Ensuring Climate Change?

March 9, 2022

Did you know that the very companies that are supposed to protect us, our families, homes and businesses from fires, hurricanes, floods and hailstorms, are also contributing to climate change?  What kinds of companies, you say? Look no further than your homeowners insurance company. 

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Understanding Deforestation Risk, or: How I ended up on TV talking about toilet paper

October 13, 2021

Shareholder Advocate Thomas Peterson explains how Green Century’s engagement with Procter & Gamble typifies increased awareness of deforestation risk.

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Protecting the Bees that Play a Vital Role as Pollinators

May 20, 2021

Green Century protects the world’s pollinators by pressing home improvement retailers – Home Depot*, Lowes*, and Tractor Supply Company* – to phase out products containing bee-killing pesticides.

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Green Century’s Top 10 Highlights from 2020

February 18, 2021

Despite the turmoil brought by COVID-19, Green Century° had another superlative year in 2020. Here are our top 10 highlights.

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Company Spotlight: Union Pacific*

February 2, 2021
Union Pacific

Founded by Abraham Lincoln, Union Pacific, a holding in the Green Century Equity Fund, is the second largest freight-hauling railroad company in the U.S.

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Company Spotlight: Apple, Inc.*

December 14, 2020
Man walking past an Apple store

Apple Inc., a holding in the Green Century Balanced Fund, has repeatedly been named the most environmentally friendly tech company in the world, and for good reason.

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Company Spotlight: WSP Global, Inc.*

November 12, 2020
Science Gallery London

Buildings and construction account for almost 40% of global energy- and process-related carbon dioxide emissions, so…

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