The Clean Yield Newsletter: Fall 2013

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2013 Shareholder Engagement Wrap-Up

MCK…EQT…AGL…XOM…MMM…CVS…WFC…GIS…SJM…How our dialogues and
shareholder proposals during the 2012-2013 proxy season fared. (Spoiler alert!
There is a chart.)
Picture of Rian Fried
Rian Fried (1948-2013)

Dorigen Hofmann’s recalls the wit and wisdom that made her dad, boss and mentor a hero to so many Vermonters. “I never saw him as excited and invigorated as when he got involved with Hardwick’s food and agriculture scene and all of the other Vermont food ventures that followed.”

Rian Fried Center Planned for Sterling College

Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vermont is raising funds to
launch the Rian Fried Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems.


Surging demand for railcars is big business for Trinity, which is also the largest domestic maker of inland barges and manufacturers towers for wind turbines.


Glowing Brightly: Cree, Inc. (CREE)

No wonder that Cree’s sales are glowing brightly: its lightbulbs 27%
more energy efficient than compact
fluorescents (CFLs) and don’t contain the toxic
mercury found in their curly cousins.