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Open Note to Green Century Investors

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016 - By Molly Chafetz - 0 Comments

Like so many of you, we are deeply saddened by the tragic shooting in Orlando earlier this month. We also have been heartened by both the spontaneous…

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How Kellogg Company* is Protecting Rainforests and Making a Sustainable Palm Oil Supply Chain

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

In 2008, the Kellogg Company announced its first steps in the sustainable palm oil journey with the purchase of GreenPalm certificates. By 2011, the…

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Investors Call on the DOJ to Investigate Exxon*

Posted on May 25th, 2016 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

What Did Exxon Know? And When? Investors Want to Know Recent reports indicate that ExxonMobil knew about climate change decades ago, and used its…

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Take These 4 Easy Steps to Fund Your Retirement

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

Green Century can help you save for retirement. The deadline for 2015 IRA contributions is April 18, 2016 (April 19th for residents of Massachusetts…

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Defining Fossil Fuel Free Investing

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

The Rockefeller Family Fund announced last month that the foundation will move as quickly as possible to divest from fossil fuels. In doing so, they…

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Focused on Solutions: Green Century’s Balanced Fund

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2016 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

Green Century’s Balanced Fund is an environmental solutions-oriented mutual fund.  The Fund not only avoids the worst polluters, including fossil…

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Impact Investing: Themes for 2016

Posted on Jan 29th, 2016 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

As the New Year begins, we wanted to share some of the themes we think investors who care about impact should be keeping an eye on in…

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Important Notice to Shareholders

Posted on Oct 30th, 2015 - By Libby O'Connell - 0 Comments

In an effort to better serve our investors, Green Century has selected Atlantic Shareholder Services as the Transfer Agent and shareholder services…

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The Shortcomings of Shareholder Engagement with Fossil Fuel Companies

Posted on Sep 18th, 2015 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

For over 20 years, Green Century has successfully used its clout as a shareholder to push companies to be more sustainable by reducing carbon…

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Top Four Reasons to Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies

Posted on Sep 16th, 2015 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

Since the fossil fuel divestment campaign began in 2012, individuals and institutions have started divesting their holdings from the coal, oil, and…

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Statement at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)’s* Annual Meeting

Posted on May 7th, 2015 - By Libby O'Connell - 0 Comments

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com May 7, 2015: After working closely with…

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Statement by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Capital Management at Harvard Heat Week, Cambridge, MA 

Posted on Apr 16th, 2015 - By Libby O'Connell - 0 Comments

April 17, 2015  Today, I stand with other members of the investment advisory and financial services community in solidarity with the students,…

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Top Four Reasons to Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2014 - By jeffgang - 0 Comments

Since the fossil fuel divestment campaign began in 2012, individuals and institutions have started divesting their holdings from the coal, oil, and…

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How Your Green Century Investments Curb Climate Change

Posted on Dec 12th, 2014 - By jeffgang - 0 Comments

THROUGH DIRECT INVESTMENTS Fossil Fuel Free Investing. Green Century does not invest in coal, oil and gas corporations, which make up the industry…

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The Shortcomings of Shareholder Engagement with Fossil Fuel Companies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2014 - By jeffgang - 0 Comments

For over 20 years, Green Century has successfully used its clout as a shareholder to push companies to be more sustainable by reducing carbon…

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Adding Fossil Fuel Free Options to Your 401k or 403b Plan

Posted on Oct 5th, 2014 - By jeffgang - 0 Comments

Written by Jeff Gang, Business Development Associate at Green Century Capital Management So you want to invest fossil fuel free. Great! Now how do…

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Making Progress on Climate at the UN Climate Summit and the People’s Climate March

Posted on Sep 26th, 2014 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

Friday, September 26, 2014 Written by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Capital Management I just returned from the United Nations…

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Fossil Fuel Divestment and Reinvestment Movement Demonstrates Growth as Green Century Equity Fund Hits Milestone

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2014 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

September 3, 2014 The movement to divest from fossil fuel companies, led principally by 350.org, has been growing rapidly. More and more,…

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Lessons for Climate Change in the 2008 Recession?

Posted on Jul 1st, 2014 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

Excerpt from a June 21, 2014 op-ed by Henry M. Paulson Jr., former Secretary of the Treasury and Goldman Sachs CEO Read the complete article in…

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Market Commentary: How does the Market Affect You?

Posted on Jun 16th, 2014 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

June 16, 2014 - Green Century is pleased to share this market commentary, which was prepared in conjunction with Trillium Asset Management, the…

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How Investors Are Changing the Palm Oil Supply Chain

Posted on May 28th, 2014 - By Lucia von Reusner - 0 Comments

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com CHANGING THE SUPPLY CHAIN FOR PALM OIL:…

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Shareholder Statement Prepared for Kraft Foods Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Posted on May 14th, 2014 - By Lucia von Reusner - 0 Comments

Contact: Lucia von Reusner, Green Century Capital Management, 617-482-0800, lvonreusner@greencentury.com May 6, 2014: Fellow shareholders and…

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Investor Letter Opposing Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

Green Century recently weighed in on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would lead to the extraction and burning of millions of barrels of…

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In-Depth Look at Green Century’s Shareholder Advocacy on Palm Oil: How it is Helping Curb Climate Change, Preserve Forests and Protect Endangered Species

Posted on Mar 31st, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

March 31, 2014 - The Problem: Burning the Rainforest for Palm Oil Rainforests, acting as the "earth’s lungs," help trap carbon emissions,…

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Important Victories in Shareholder Advocacy: Tyson Foods and WPX Energy

Posted on Feb 6th, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

February 6, 2014 — We’re proud to announce two important environmental victories, achieved through shareholder action. (Scroll down for the…

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Op-Ed: On 4th Anniversary of Citizens United, We Need Transparency Rules

Posted on Jan 21st, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

January 21, 2014 - By Blair Bowie of U.S. PIRG and Lucia von Reusner of Green Century Capital Management Also published on Triple Pundit Four…

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Start 2014 with a Simple Investment Practice: Automatic Investment Plans for Environmental Investors

Posted on Jan 21st, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

As you begin the New Year, probably with at least one resolution concerning your finances, we want to remind you about a simple practice that can…

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Three Year-End Financial Tips from Green Century

Posted on Dec 15th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

As we approach the end of 2013, Green Century wants to help you get your “investing house” in order. Here are three things to consider: 1.…

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Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Posted on Dec 9th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

As "Viva Mandela" is heard across South Africa and around the world, Green Century mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life. He was…

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Financial Considerations for Investing in Fossil Fuels

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2013 - By Leslie Samuelrich - 0 Comments

This article is written by Leslie Samuelrich, President, Green Century Capital Management. When people talk about divesting from fossil fuels,…

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Divestment at the Dinner Table

Posted on Nov 26th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

Green Century's Thanksgiving 2013 Message. Dear friends, when the dinner table talk turns to climate change, it's a good opportunity to bring up the…

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The Power and Limits of Shareholder Advocacy with Fossil Fuel Companies

Posted on Oct 17th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

Divesting from fossil fuel companies is a way to act on your concern about climate change and contribute to much-needed solutions. Climate…

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Five Reasons to Consider Divesting from Fossil Fuels

Posted on Oct 16th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

Since fall 2012, colleges, churches and cities have been leading robust discussions and moving to divest their holdings in the fossil fuel industry.…

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The Federal Government Shutdown: How Concerned Should Investors Be?

Posted on Oct 7th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

October 7, 2013 — As of midnight, October 1, the U.S. Congress had not renewed the budgetary authority for the U.S. government, with the…

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Green Century’s Erin Gray, President Leslie Samuelrich and board member Wendy Wendlandt (L to R) continue the tradition of female leadership at the firm.

Why Investing in Women Pays Off

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2013 - By Libby O'Connell - 0 Comments

Why Investing in Women Pays Off What do the studies demonstrating the value of having women in leadership positions mean for those of us in the…

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After Years of Shareholder Pressure, Ultra Petroleum Will Address Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing

Posted on Aug 16th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

August 16, 2013 — Hydraulic fracturing, sometimes called fracking, has already changed the environmental and energy landscape in the United…

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Green Bonds in a Changing Market

Posted on Jul 31st, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

August 2, 2013 — In the last few months, market-watchers have been closely following potential changes that will effect the bond market. As you may…

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Why Advisors Should Offer Fossil Fuel Free Options

Posted on May 16th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

May 16, 2013 - To divest or not to divest? That is the burning question. It began with a Rolling Stone article. Then came a 21-city tour that was…

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Green Century Balanced Fund’s Carbon Footprint is Almost Half that of the S&P 500®

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

April 3, 2013— The Green Century Balanced Fund announced today that it is 49.5% less carbon intensive than the S&P 500® Index* without…

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Is It Really Possible to Have a Fossil Fuel Free Investment Portfolio?

Posted on Feb 4th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

Leslie Samuelrich – Senior Vice President, Green Century Capital Management and Will Lana, CFA – Senior Vice President, Trillium Asset…

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Green Century Earns a Top Rating Among 1,500 Mutual Funds*

Posted on Sep 15th, 2012 - By Libby O'Connell - 0 Comments

Our Balanced Fund was among just 12 diversified and socially responsible funds to receive the full five “green badges” in a new tool fueled by…

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Strong support for climate and sustainability proposals sets Green Century apart from large mutual fund groups

Posted on Jun 6th, 2012 - By admin - 0 Comments

June 6, 2012—While most people recognize the threat posed by climate change, a recent report concluded that many large mutual funds were largely…

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Green Century Testimony in Support of SB 185

Posted on Aug 28th, 1900 - By Molly Chafetz - 0 Comments

June 24, 2015  I want to address two investment issues concerning investing in or divesting from fossil fuel companies. The first is the possible…

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Diversification 101

Posted on Jun 30th, 1900 - By Molly Chafetz - 0 Comments

Whether you are an old hand at investing, or you're new to the investment world, you've likely heard the term 'diversification' somewhere along the…

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