December 18, 2018

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Soil Health Institute Names Dr. Cristine Morgan as Chief Scientific Officer

Posted: Dec 18, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI) announced today that one of the nations premier Soil Scientists, Dr. Cristine Morgan, will serve as its Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Morgan will replace Dr. Steven Shafer who recently retired...

In Federal Appeal, Donziger Seeks Reversal of Chevron’s Latest Subpoena “Assault” on Indigenous Peoples

Posted: Dec 14, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Human rights advocate Steven Donziger this week asked a federal appellate court to reverse the latest attempt by Chevron to try to attack Ecuadorian villagers who are enforcing their landmark $12 billion pollution judgment by issuing a...

Ørsted Announces Offshore Wind Biodiversity Policy

Posted: Dec 13, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - Electricity from offshore wind farms helps to replace fossil fuels and offers a clean and safe route to meeting human energy needs and tackling climate change. s offshore wind farms and their transmission infrastructure can interact with...

CMS Energy Releases Climate Assessment Report, Highlighting Commitment to People, Planet and Prosperity

Posted: Dec 07, 2018 – 10:05 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - CMS Energy has released its Climate Assessment Report a picture of the energy providers work to reshape Michigans energy future with a plan that embodies its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and prosperity. We...

Donziger Wins Right for Public to Attend Bar Hearing Where He Plans to Challenge Kaplan RICO Findings

Posted: Dec 05, 2018 – 03:08 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - Prominent New York corporate accountability advocate Steven Donziger this week won the right to open his bar disciplinary hearing to the public after international human rights groups expressed concern about what they call a systematic denial of...

SCS Global Services Becomes First North American Certifier Accredited to New RSPO Principles and Criteria Standard for Palm Oil Plantations

Posted: Dec 05, 2018 – 10:39 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - Following on the heels of the historic 16th Annual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, SCS Global Services (SCS) has become the first certification body in North America accredited to conduct assessments under...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Grant to Emory University Supports Statewide Climate Consortium Co-Founded With the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech

Posted: Dec 03, 2018 – 02:13 PM EST

As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see"...

World’s Leading Forestry and Agroforestry Organizations Merge for Accelerated Impact Against Climate Change

Posted: Dec 03, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

BONN, Germany, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - Innovation and investments worth trillions of dollars in landscape restoration, climate adaptation and science-based policy advice will be needed if the global community is to meet the escalating threats posed by climate change. To meet these demands,...

New York Bar Trying to Block Donziger From Presenting Evidence of Chevron Fraud and Witness Bribery in Secret Licensing Hearing

Posted: Nov 30, 2018 – 11:52 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Lawyers from the New York bar grievance committee are seeking an extraordinary court order to block U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger from presenting explosive evidence of Chevrons fraud and witness bribery that he says was relied...

Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas Supports Diverse Projects: From Caribou Conservation in Canada to Green Infrastructure in US Cities

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 – 03:25 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - On October 31, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) approved new grants to a wide range of projects, including a new multi-year grant to the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation...

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