Mutual Funds

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Broad-Based Mutual Funds that Exclude Fossil-Fuel Companies by Policy

Appleseed Fund

The Fund has divested its long positions in fossil-fuel companies in order to pursue a fossil-fuel free investment strategy.

Green Century Balanced Fund

This fund excludes fossil-fuel companies, and in 2009 became the first fund to release a carbon-footprint report of its holdings: 66 percent smaller than the S&P 500.

Green Century Equity Fund

Since April 1, 2014, the Equity Fund is divested of all fossil-fuel companies. The fund already excluded coal and oil companies; Green Century has now screened out natural gas.

Green Century International Index Fund

The first responsible and diversified international index fund (that is fossil fuel-free) that invests in companies chosen for their outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings in 22 developed countries.

Parnassus Mutual Funds

These funds avoid companies engaged in the production, manufacturing, or refining of fossil fuels.

Green Alpha Investment Portfolios

Green Alpha Advisors believes that fossil fuels disrupt the economy and its underlying ecosystems, do not represent solutions, and have no place in Green Alpha portfolios.

Shelton Sustainable Equity Fund

Invests in companies that work to improve human well-being and increase economic efficiencies, while significantly reducing environmental risks

Trillium ESG Core Equity

Invests across the range of market capitalizations and economic sectors in companies that meet Trillium’s sustainability criteria. This strategy has no direct exposure to fossil fuels.

Clean Energy Mutual Funds

Impax Global Environmental Markets Fund

While excluding fossil fuels, this fund also invests in clean energy and energy efficiency, pollution control, waste management, and water infrastructure.

Community Development Mutual Funds (Fossil-Free)

Access Capital Community Investment Fund

Because of this fund’s focus on community investing, it is not invested in fossil fuel companies.

CCM Community Impact Bond Fund

The CRA Fund focuses on community development, including affordable housing, job creation, and redevelopment of blighted communities.

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