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Advocacy Groups Blast Chevron for Retaliation Tactics Agains Ecuador Villagers and Their Supporters

Posted: Jan 23, 2014 – 11:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - More than 40 U.S. civil society groups are coming to the defense of the Ecuadorian indigenous and farmer communities who won a historic environmental lawsuit against Chevron but have been subject to vicious retaliatory attacks by the company,...

Business Leaders Applaud SBA Head Nomination

Posted: Jan 15, 2014 – 05:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the President nominated Maria Contreras-Sweet to be the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA). The following statement may be attributed to David Levine, CEO and Co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC): We are pleased...

900 Certified B Corps and their 20 Million Friends Launch the B the Change Campaign, Celebrating and Rewarding People Using Business as a Force for Good

Posted: Jan 14, 2014 – 09:10 AM EST

16 B Corps Create Special Edition Products Sold in Whole Foods, Target, Wegmans, The Container Store, and Barnes & Noble

Business Leaders Praise Nancy Sutley Collaboration Environmental Policy

Posted: Dec 05, 2013 – 11:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley announced that she will be stepping down in February 2014. The following statement may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Policy Director of the American Sustainable Business Council: White House...

New Film-streaming Service to Shine Spotlight on Human Rights, Humanitarian Crises and Environmental Issues

Posted: Nov 19, 2013 – 01:58 PM EST

SUTTON, Q.B., Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Supporters of the work of NGOs and UN agencies will have their very own Netflix-style film-streaming service as of December 1, 2013. Available worldwide, Humanity Strong Films will feature documentaries focusing on human rights, humanitarian crises and...

Samaritan's Feet Announces Shipment of Shoes to Philippines

Posted: Nov 18, 2013 – 09:49 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Charlotte based, humanitarian organization, Samaritans Feet to expedite shipment of shoes to the Philippines. The terrible events that struck the Philippines in recent days have left the area in devastation and everyone in shock! Since Monday night,...

American Oil Expert To Visit Contaminated Areas in the Ecuadorian Rainforest Where Chevron-Texaco Operated

Posted: Nov 11, 2013 – 09:53 AM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Nov. 11 /CSRwire/ - Antonia Juhasz, an oil industry expert and author, will visit Ecuador to see the contamination that Texaco, now Chevron, left behind in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest, and to meet with members of the local communities that were...

Danny Glover and James Early Meet with Afro-Ecuadorian Legislators

Posted: Nov 06, 2013 – 01:26 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - Danny Glover, Chair of the TransAfrica Forum, actor-environmental activist and James Early, Director Cultural Heritage Policy Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage meet with Afro-Ecuadorian Assembly representatives Wednesday, November 6, to discuss national Ecuadorian and...

Actor Danny Glover to Visit Contaminated Areas in the Ecuadorian Rainforest Where Chevron Operated

Posted: Nov 04, 2013 – 12:55 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Nov. 04 /CSRwire/ - The famous American actor and social activist Danny Glover arrived in Ecuador yesterday where he plans to visit an area of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest were the multinational oil giant Chevron operated, and was sentenced by a...

100 Business Owners and Leaders Meet in DC to Urge Government Investment in a Sustainable Economy

Posted: Oct 23, 2013 – 11:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - Less than one week after the federal government re-opened and the country narrowly escaped default, 100 business owners and business leaders with the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) today began a two-day summit on business policies designed to...

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