Green Century invests in environmental leaders and innovators, including renewable energy, energy and water efficiency, and healthy food companies as well as companies leading their industry in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.
Green Century uses the following strategies to offer investments in sustainable companies while pursuing competitive returns:
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance Ratings.
A large and growing body of evidence demonstrates that choosing investments by incorporating ESG performance may reduce risk and offer financial advantages. Green Century believes that companies that protect the environment may be more profitable in the long run by avoiding risks, being prepared for changing regulations, and growing through competitive advantages.
Green Century also monitors company controversies to identify and avoid ones that are trending toward damaging reputational risks or are not following international norms and principles.
Value-Based, Socially Responsible (SRI) and Exclusionary Screens.
To offer investors a way to invest with their values, our Funds avoid dangerous and harmful industries including fossil fuels, civilian and military weapons, tobacco, producers of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms), and nuclear energy.
Fossil Fuel Free Commitment.
Green Century is proud to be the first family of responsible and diversified fossil fuel free mutual funds in the U.S. Definitions matter - our definition of fossil fuel free investing excludes companies that explore for, extract, process, refine, and transmit coal, oil, and gas, as well as companies that burn fossil fuels to make electricity, or any companies with carbon reserves.
Fossil Fuel Free Investing
Green Century is proud to be the first family of responsible and diversified fossil fuel free mutual funds in the U.S.