February 21, 2019

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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...

Report Shows Chevron Lawyers at Gibson Dunn Falsified Evidence to Target Steven Donziger in Ecuador Pollution Case

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /CSRwire/ - The New York bars unprecedented attempt to suspend prominent corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger without a hearing after he helped Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples win a $9.5 billion environmental judgment against Chevron is based on false testimony from...

New York Bar “Referee” in Chevron Pollution Case Quits After Disclosure He Helped Union Carbide Escape Liability in India’s Bhopal Disaster

Posted: Aug 02, 2018 – 12:55 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - Paul Doyle, a corporate lawyer appointed by the New York bar to recommend possible discipline of prominent human rights defender Steven Donziger the lawyer who helped Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples win a landmark $9.5 billion pollution judgment against...

Wall Street Journal Censors Letter Defending Prominent U.S. Attorney Who Won $9.5b Judgment Against Chevron

Posted: Jul 30, 2018 – 03:19 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 30 /CSRwire/ - Top-level editors at the Wall Street Journal have ordered the removal of a letter to the editor that was slated to run July 23 defending prominent corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger after he was attacked for winning...

Support Growing for Prominent U.S. Attorney Who Took on Chevron and Was Deemed “Threat to Public Order” by State Bar Officials

Posted: Jul 25, 2018 – 12:47 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 25 /CSRwire/ - Support is growing from across the United States and Ecuador for prominent corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger following the decision of the New York bar to suspend him as a immediate threat to the public order without...

Legal Community “Shocked” by NY Bar Decision to Suspend Renowned Attorney Without a Hearing After He Helped Win Pollution Judgment Against Chevron

Posted: Jul 18, 2018 – 10:50 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ - A New York state appellate court has taken the highly unusual step of suspending the law license of renowned corporate accountability attorney Steven Donziger without a hearing, leading to among lawyers who have followed his long-running battle...

Chevron Suffers Major 8-0 Defeat in Ecuador’s Constitutional Court Over Landmark Pollution Judgment

Posted: Jul 11, 2018 – 10:32 AM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Jul. 11 /CSRwire/ - In a resounding defeat for Chevron in a landmark pollution case, Ecuadors Constitutional Court in a unanimous 8-0 decision rejected the oil majors final appeal of a $9.5 billion pollution judgment that found the company deliberately dumped...

Chevron Trying to Orchestrate Disbarment of Attorney Who Won Large Pollution Case; Claims “Threat to the Public Order”

Posted: Jul 10, 2018 – 02:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 10 /CSRwire/ - After years of litigation over its massive pollution problem in Ecuador, Chevron has now orchestrated the suspension of human rights lawyer Steven R. Donziger without a hearing on the grounds that he represents a threat to the...

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