February 13, 2016

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Chevron Violates Canada Supreme Court Order By Trying to “Derail” Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Lawyer Says

Posted: Jan 27, 2016 – 11:27 AM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Chevron is under fire in Canada for violating a unanimous order of the countrys Supreme Court that Ecuadorian rainforest villagers be allowed to try to seize the oil giants assets to force it to comply with a $10...

Braving Death Threats, Ecuadorian Villagers Ask U.N. to Block Chevron From Attacking Human Rights Defenders

Posted: Jan 21, 2016 – 03:52 PM EST

GENEVA,, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous villagers who braved death threats in their battle with Chevron have teamed up with a leading international organization to demand that the United Nations block the oil giant from continuing an intimidation campaign targeting the human...

Chevron General Counsel Hew Pate Misleads Financial Markets Over Default Judgment In Ecuador Pollution Case

Posted: Dec 18, 2015 – 10:52 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - Hit hard by a series of courtroom setbacks related to its $10 billion Ecuador pollution liability, Chevrons top lawyer R. Hewitt Pate is again misleading the financial markets by falsely claiming that a small default judgment the...

Chevron Using Convicted Felons to Try to Block $9.5 Billion Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Posted: Dec 07, 2015 – 12:05 PM EST

TORONTO, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - With evidence against it in the Ecuador pollution case mounting, Chevron has turned to yet another convicted felon -- former Canadian media titan Conrad Black -- to help it try to block indigenous villagers from enforcing their $9.5...

Chevron Agrees to Pay Huge Salary and Income Taxes of Key Witness Who Perjured Himself In Ecuador Pollution Case

Posted: Nov 12, 2015 – 03:36 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - Chevron has quietly renewed its controversial contract to pay a hefty salary to its star witness in the Ecuador pollution case even after he admitted committing perjury on the stand to try to taint the $9.5...

Lawyers for Donziger File Evidence Showing Chevron’s Star Witness Lied On the Stand During Company’s RICO Case

Posted: Nov 05, 2015 – 03:36 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Lawyers representing U.S. attorney Steven Donziger today filed sworn testimony showing Chevrons star witness Alberto Guerra admitted accepting large cash payments from the company and lying on the stand to protect the oil giant from paying a...

Holy Land Principles Appeal to Cisco Investors

Posted: Nov 03, 2015 – 08:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 03 /CSRwire/ - In the countdown to the Cisco Shareholders Annual Meeting on November 19, investors are coming under increased appeals to vote for the resolution on the Holy Land Principles an 8-point corporate code of conduct for American companies doing...

Villagers Threaten New Lawsuit Against Chevron In U.S. Courts; Order Company to Cease Destruction of Documents

Posted: Oct 05, 2015 – 12:49 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous villagers and their lawyers have ordered Chevron to cease the destruction of all documents related to oil contamination in Ecuadors rainforest in light of compelling new evidence the company presented false witness testimony and committed...

GMO Free USA on the Road Again with Neil Young in October

Posted: Sep 29, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, CT, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - On the heels of a successful July tour, GMO Free USA will again be joining Neil Young + Promise of the Real for their October #RebelContentTour promoting the new studio album, The Monsanto Years. The tour kicks...

Public Voting Begins for Walden University’s 2015 Scholars of Change Video Contest

Posted: Sep 22, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - Whether theyre addressing challenges locally or globally, Walden University students and alumni are putting the universitys social change mission into action every day. Waldens seventh annual Scholars of Change video contest features some of their unique stories from...

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