December 09, 2018

CSRWire.com The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

news by category

 Activism Press Releases

Open-uri20090515-26760-d3crlg-0

Activism is the doctrine or practice of vigorous action including direct-action campaigns, (writing letters to newspapers and politicians), demonstrations, boycotts, rallies, marches, strikes, and in some cases, guerilla protest tactics, as a means of achieving political, cultural, and social change.


 CSR News

Press Releases are distributed to journalists at major media outlets, investment professionals, academics, analysts, activists and consumers, NGOs and nonprofits, sustainability and CSR organizations, corporate CSR officers and other professionals focused on Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability.

Select from the menu to the right to filter by CSR Category


Amplio Recruiting Commits to Hiring Ten Thousand Refugees Across the U.S. By 2023

Posted: Sep 24, 2018 – 02:15 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - Amplio Recruiting, a multi-city staffing agency based in Atlanta, will be inducted into the Tent Partnership for Refugees, a global network of companies leveraging their core business to help refugees, to stake its claim in actively supporting this...

Victory for Rainforest Communities Over Chevron as Ecuador Government Vows to Fight “Illegal” Private Arbitral Award

Posted: Sep 19, 2018 – 02:33 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - Rainforest communities in Ecuador who won a landmark $12 billion environmental judgment against Chevron earned a big victory this week when their countrys Attorney General announced he would seek nullification of an arbitral order obtained by Chevron...

Town Hall Examines ‘Brands Taking Stands’ Phenomenon – A Movement or a Moment?

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 – 08:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Athletes, chefs, and CEOs are among those speaking out on environmental, social, and political issues, prompting a 3BL Media Town Hall sponsored by MSL that will examine whether the Brands Taking StandsTM phenomenon is a movement or...

Global Conference on Indigenous Solutions for Environmental Challenges Set for November in Canada

Posted: Sep 14, 2018 – 12:24 PM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - A major international conference focused on indigenous legal principles, the environment, and the landmark $12 billion pollution judgment won by rainforest communities in Ecuador against Chevron is scheduled to take placeNovember 10-12 in Banff, Canada. The conference...

Chevron Facing Furious Backlash for Using Secret Court to Violate Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Say Ecuadorians

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 – 02:30 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - Chevron CEO Michael Wirth is facing a furious backlash from civil society and allegations of racism after his company used a secret trade arbitration court run by private lawyers to try to attack Indigenous peoples and farmer...

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders Criticize Secret Trade Arbitrators For Interference With $12b Chevron Pollution Judgment

Posted: Sep 07, 2018 – 02:27 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous leaders and rainforest communities in Ecuadors Amazon today criticized a secret panel of three private trade arbitrators for trying to interfere with the enforcement of their $12 billion pollution judgment against Chevron in Canadian courts under...

Donziger: Chevron’s SLAPP Attack On Ecuador Judgment A Symbol of New Corporate Harassment Lawsuits

Posted: Sep 05, 2018 – 12:33 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - On the eve of protest in three cities against SLAPP-style harassment lawsuits, the main target of what has become known as the Mother of All SLAPP Attacks discussed the new corporate playbook for using courts to silence...

In SLAPP Attack, Chevron Trying to Intimidate Citizens Who Challenged Company Over Massive Pollution In Amazon

Posted: Aug 31, 2018 – 09:42 AM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /CSRwire/ - Unable to extinguish a $12b liability won by Ecuadorian rainforest communities, Chevron and its law firm Gibson Dunn have issued a new subpoena in the U.S. that seeks emails from 57 supporters of the Ecuadorians in what...

Corporate Activism Is Focus of Research Study by 3BL Media, GlobeScan

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 – 10:25 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - 3BL Media, the worlds leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, has partnered with the independent research consultancy GlobeScan to conduct the first Brands Taking Stands research study. Please click here to begin the survey.Corporate responsibility and sustainability...

Chevron Seeks Partial “Gag Order” to Silence Prominent U.S. Attorney Donziger Over Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Posted: Aug 22, 2018 – 12:31 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - Chevron has stepped up its attacks on prominent corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger by seeking a partial gag order designed to silence criticism of the companys retaliation campaign after it was found to have dumped billions of...

Features


 

Issuers of news releases and not csrwire are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content