June 27, 2016
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 and organized responses to this hate crime.
Many investors with whom we have spoken have been concerned that they may be invested in firearms. We want to affirm that Green Century does not invest in gun manufacturers or distributors.
Green Century believes that certain industries, including firearms, as well as nuclear and military weapons, impose onerous costs on society. The “screening” out of these companies has been in place for more than 20 years and is written into our prospectus.
As socially responsible investors, we recognize that our investments can have both positive and negative impacts on the world, and we seek to ensure that our investments reflect our values.
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Stocks will fluctuate in response to factors that may affect a single company, industry, sector, or the market as a whole and may perform worse than the market. Bonds are subject to a variety of risks including interest rate, credit, and inflation risk. The Funds’ environmental criteria limit the investments available to the Funds compared to mutual funds that do not use environmental criteria.
This information has been prepared from sources believed to be reliable. The views expressed are as of the date of this writing and are those of the Advisor to the Funds.
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