January 23, 2019

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


Shareholders Criticize Chevron CEO Watson for “Materially Mishandling” $12 Billion Ecuador Environmental Liability

Posted: May 30, 2017 – 12:02 PM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, May 30 /CSRwire/ - Chevrons $12 billion environmental liability to rainforest communities of Ecuador will be front and center at the companys annual meeting tomorrow, with debate slated for three resolutions that challenge CEO John Watsons material mishandling of the historic...

19 Scholars Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Condemn Chevron for Violating International Law In Amazon Pollution Case

Posted: May 10, 2017 – 12:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., May 10 /CSRwire/ - Nineteen prominent law experts from several of the worlds leading universities are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a highly controversial decision by a federal judge designed to immunize Chevron from a $9.5 billion liability...

Environmental Groups Condemn Chevron Before U.S. Supreme Court for Faking Evidence in Pollution Case

Posted: May 03, 2017 – 03:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 03 /CSRwire/ - Leading civil society groups have submitted two briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court blasting Chevron and its law firm Gibson Dunn Crutcher for falsifying evidence and trying to intimidate environmental activists to help the company evade a...

Chevron’s False Evidence in Ecuador Pollution Case Presented to U.S. Supreme Court

Posted: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian rainforest villagers and their longtime U.S. human rights lawyer have presented proof of Chevrons bribes, false evidence, and fraud to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a petition to try to overturn an unprecedented RICO...

New Powerful Way to Help Protect Our Planet for Immediate Impact

Posted: Mar 22, 2017 – 11:30 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - Even in the best of times, government support for the environment is inadequate. Moreover, total U.S. philanthropy allocated to the environment is currently stuck at a mere 3%, and both the political power and resources to address...

Legendary Ecuadorian Nurse Who Hosted Celebrities and Battled Chevron Over Pollution Tragically Dies of Cancer

Posted: Jan 04, 2017 – 01:51 PM EST

SAN CARLOS, Ecuador, Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - Rosa Moreno, the legendary Ecuadorian nurse who hosted major celebrities such as Brad Pitt in her small jungle health clinic while serving as a medical lifeline to people battling Chevron over oil pollution, has herself succumbed...

Eight More Ecuadorian Villagers Fire Attorney Pablo Fajardo For Secretly Lifting Embargo Against Chevron

Posted: Dec 22, 2016 – 11:08 AM EST

QUITO, Dec. 22 /CSRwire/ - Eight more Ecuadorian villagers have terminated their relationship with Ecuadorian attorney Pablo Fajardo after he secretly cooperated with Ecuadors government in agreeing to lift a court order freezing Chevron's assets. The lifting of the embargo, which took place...

Ecuadorian Communities Announce Feature Film Project On Epic Battle Over Chevron’s “Amazon Chernobyl” Pollution

Posted: Nov 02, 2016 – 02:58 PM EST

QUITO, Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - Leaders of Ecuadorian rainforest communities have teamed up with a two-time American Oscar winner to develop a feature film about their extraordinary two-decade David v. Goliath battle to hold Chevron accountable for creating one of the worst oil-related...

Armed With New Evidence, Donziger Asks Full Appellate Court for Rehearing On Ecuador Environmental Case

Posted: Sep 26, 2016 – 12:41 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - In a new legal filing, the lawyer for New York human rights attorney Steven Donziger criticized a U.S. federal appellate courts decision in favor of Chevron on the $9.5 billion Ecuador environmental judgment as and urged the...

In Canada Trial, Chevron Fighting Desperately to Hide Embarrassing Information From Public

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 – 01:38 PM EST

TORONTO, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Chevron lawyers and corporate executives are fighting desperately to prevent critical and apparently embarrassing information from spilling over into public view during the high-stakes enforcement trial over the Ecuador environmental judgment that began this week in a Canadian...

Features


 

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