What Is Green Investing: How It Works
When you make an environmentally responsible investment, you act with both your principles and pocketbook in mind.
By investing with Green Century, you are supporting environmentally responsible companies and using shareholder advocacy to challenge corporations to act on your values. And investing in a greener future may have its advantages: we believe that companies which mitigate environmental risks and develop innovative sustainability practices may perform better in the long haul.
How the Green Century Funds implement our green investing strategy:
- Invest in Leaders, Reject Laggards: We look for companies in industries – such as green technology – that are leading the way towards a more sustainable future, while avoiding those – like nuclear power – which hold us back.
- Screen for Sustainable Companies: We believe a company doesn't necessarily need to make solar panels to contribute to a greener future; that is why we also invest in companies that meet our rigorous sustainability standards.
- Act on Your Values: Green Century uses the clout of your investment dollars to encourage companies to be more environmentally responsible. Learn more.
- Support Advocacy: By investing with Green Century, you are supporting the non-profit advocacy groups that founded and own Green Century Capital Management, the investment advisor of the Green Century Funds. These organizations have a long history of winning battles to clean up our environment, improve public health and protect consumer rights. Learn more.