October 23, 2017

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World Monuments Fund Announces 2018 World Monuments Watch

Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced the 2018 World Monuments Watch, presenting a diverse group of cultural heritage sites that face daunting threats, including human conflict, natural disaster, climate change, and urbanization, or present unique conservation opportunities....

Renowned Aboriginal Rights Lawyer Peter Grant Joining Case Against Chevron on Behalf of Ecuadorian Communities

Posted: Oct 10, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - Peter Grant, the renowned Canadian aboriginal rights lawyer who recently helped to win a major case before the countrys Supreme Court, is joining the legal team of indigenous groups in Ecuador who are moving to enforce a $12...

Greenpeace Founder Rex Weyler: Chevron Showing “Disrespect” In Canada Toward Amazon Indigenous Groups

Posted: Oct 08, 2017 – 01:06 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - On the eve of a critical court hearing in Canada, Greenpeace Co-founder and author Rex Weyler harshly criticized Chevron for showing and toward Amazon indigenous groups in Ecuador to whom the company owes a $9.5 billion environmental judgment...

Chevron “Unconscionable”: Oil Giant Attempting to Block Indigenous Groups With Costs Order On Eve of Critical Court Hearing Over Company’s Pollution In Ecuador

Posted: Oct 06, 2017 – 12:02 PM EST

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Oil conglomerate Chevron, which faces a large environmental liability to indigenous groups in the Amazon after it dumped billions of gallons of toxic oil waste onto their ancestral lands, is being slammed by Canadian aboriginal leaders and...

DICK’S Sporting Goods & The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation Pledge More Than $5.5 Million Towards Recent Hurricane Relief Efforts

Posted: Sep 12, 2017 – 03:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - DICKS Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) along with The DICKS Sporting Goods Foundation today announced a $5.5 million commitment to support communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The short-term emergency requests and long-term recovery support ranges from monetary...

Chevron Trying to Bankrupt U.S. Human Rights Lawyer Who Helped Indigenous Groups Win Historic Judgment In Ecuador

Posted: Sep 12, 2017 – 11:17 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - After being caught paying a witness who lied to a U.S. federal court, Chevron is now trying to bankrupt the human rights attorney who helped indigenous groups win a $12 billion environmental judgment against the company for...

Chevron CEO Watson Tarred His Legacy By Using Corrupt Witness and Fumbling Environmental Issues, Lawyers Say

Posted: Aug 30, 2017 – 10:07 AM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - Chevrons surprise announcement that CEO John Watson is stepping down was due to massive cost overruns in Australia and his refusal to adequately deal with huge environmental liabilities in Ecuador and California that will tar his own...

Cost of Youth Sports Is Top Stress Point for Parents

Posted: Jul 27, 2017 – 07:43 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jul. 27 /CSRwire/ - FlipGive.com, a cash-back site for youth sports teams that facilitates fundraising through online shopping, released a recent survey that highlights the price that parents are paying to keep their kids in sports programs. The survey, which polled parents...

U.S. Supreme Court Makes “Grave Mistake” in Refusing to Hear Chevron's $12 Billion Pollution Liability in Ecuador

Posted: Jun 19, 2017 – 12:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous villagers and their lawyer today said the U.S. Supreme Court made a grave mistake in refusing to hear evidence that Chevron committed a massive fraud to evade paying a $12 billion Ecuador pollution judgment. The...

Recyclebank Says “We Are Still In” Joining More Than 1,200 U.S. Leaders Pledging Support for the Paris Agreement

Posted: Jun 12, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Recyclebank, the education and engagement platform focused on waste and recycling, has signed the We Are Still In statement declaring their intent to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions following President Trumps...

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