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Posted on on January 10th, 2014
by Pincas Jawetz (


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You can divest from fossil fuels.

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  I’m Ed Begley, Jr. I’m a fossil fuel free kind of guy. I ride my bike everywhere I can. That’s why I say don’t invest in fossil fuels.

— Ed Begley, Jr., actor, director, and environmentalist

About the Fossil Fuel Free Balanced Fund

Since 2005, Green Century’s Balanced Fund has been 100% fossil fuel free by not investing in the exploration, drilling, refining, or production of oil, gas, or coal. The Balanced Fund seeks to invest in well-managed companies that strive to maximize their environmental advantages and minimize their environmental risks. The Balanced Fund is almost 50% less carbon intensive than the S&P 500® Index¹ as measured by the international data and analysis firm Trucost.²

About Green Century Capital Management

Green Century Capital Management (Green Century) is an environmentally responsible investment advisory firm. Founded in 1991 by a network of environmental non-profit organizations, it manages the fossil fuel free Green Century Balanced Fund. Green Century also leads a successful shareholder advocacy program that aims to protect our forests, water, and air.

View the Green Century Funds Prospectus here.

Photo credit: Steve Liptay, via; Tricia Lee Pascoe

¹ The S&P 500® Index is an unmanaged index of 500 selected common stocks, most of which are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The S&P 500® Index is heavily weighted toward stocks with large market capitalization and represents approximately two-thirds of the total market value of all domestic stocks. It is not possible to invest directly in the S&P 500® Index.

² The analysis was performed by leading environmental data and analysis firm Trucost® and is based on measuring the tons of carbon emissions per million dollars of revenue of the companies held by the Balanced Fund and those of the companies included in the S&P 500® Index, as of January 31, 2013.

You should carefully consider the Funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain a Prospectus that contains this and other information about the Funds, please click here for more information, email  info at or call 1-800-93-GREEN. Please read the Prospectus carefully before investing.

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 risks including interest rate, credit, and inflation.

The Green Century Funds are distributed by UMB Distribution Services, LLC. 10/13

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