What Is Green Investing: Investing in Environmental Leaders
There are two main types of companies that the Green Century Funds (the "Funds") invest in: environmental innovators and sector leaders, as well as copmanies whose impact on the environment is relatively benign.
Environmental innovators are in the business of solving today's most pressing environmental problems, companies whose very goods or services are directly contributing to a more sustainable future. Environmental innovators can be found in many industry sectors, including:
The Funds also invest in companies that have a demonstrated record of positive environmental performance. These 'sectors leaders' openly disclose their business practices, policies, and performance as they pertain to the environment and respond positively to shareholder advocacy on environmental issues. Many of these companies have implemented comprehensive environmental programs, setting a standard for their industry group. These recognized leaders in their sectors are contributing to a more environmentally sustainable future.