October 29, 2010
Leading Companies Are Taking Proactive Approach to BPA
by Robert Kropp
Report by Green Century Capital Management and As You Sow finds increased attention by food,
beverage, and retail companies to bisphenol A in packaging.
Shareowner action is, for the most part, a story of incremental success. If a first-time
resolution, for instance, exceeds the voting threshold of three percent established by the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), it can then be re-introduced the following year.
Corporations often decide then that engagement with shareowners on the issue addressed in the
resolution is in their best interest.