February 24, 2018

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A New Window Onto Sustainability: Microsoft Corporation Joins WBCSD

Posted: Jan 18, 2018 – 02:35 PM EST

GENEVA, Jan. 18 /CSRwire/ - Global Cloud IT leader Microsoft Corporation has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Microsofts mission is to empower every person and every organization on the...

Villagers Warn Chevron Over Corruption Allegations Following Secret Paul Manafort Meeting in Ecuador

Posted: Jan 17, 2018 – 05:10 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Rainforest villagers from Ecuador have issued a stern warning to Chevron to stop any attempts to corrupt the $9.5 billion environmental judgment against the company following the stunning news that indicted political operative and oil industry lobbyist...

Davos Attendees Can Cut 3 Million Tonnes of CO2 by Switching to Low-Emission Fleets

Posted: Jan 15, 2018 – 10:29 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - The organisations attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos this month have the potential to erase three million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) by switching to low-emission fleets. That's one of the key...

In Canada, Chevron Trying to Block Ecuadorians From Using U.N. Declaration to Support Historic Pollution Case

Posted: Jan 10, 2018 – 04:19 PM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - In a Canadian court, Chevron is trying to block submission of a legal brief over how the companys attempt to evade paying a $9.5 billion environmental judgment in Ecuador violates both Canadian and international law regarding the rights...

Consumers Energy Starts Operations of Cross Winds® Energy Park II in Michigan’s Thumb

Posted: Jan 04, 2018 – 12:00 PM EST

CARO, Mich., Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy announced today that Cross Winds Energy Park II in Tuscola Countys Columbia Township began serving customers and contributing 44 megawatts of renewable energy in Michigan. With excitement and pride, we have flipped the switch for...

Stowe Beam Named SCS Global Services’ Vice President of Environmental Certification Services

Posted: Jan 03, 2018 – 12:50 PM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that Mr. Stowe Beam has been promoted to Vice President of the companys Environmental Certification Services division. In this role, he will oversee the operations of the division, which...

In 2017, Chevron Suffered a Rough Year in Historic Ecuador Environmental Litigation

Posted: Dec 21, 2017 – 12:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - Chevron endured a very rough 2017 in the Ecuador environmental litigation as its scorched-earth campaign to evade complying with a court order that it remediate billions of gallons of toxic waste dumped onto indigenous ancestral lands faltered...

Verizon Makes 250,000 Tree Commitment With the Arbor Day Foundation to Restore Hurricane Destroyed Tree Canopies in Forests and Communities

Posted: Dec 21, 2017 – 11:22 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Arbor Day Foundation announced today an expanded partnership with Verizon as part of its newly launched Hurricane Tree Recovery Campaign. Verizon has committed 250,000 trees as part of the tree restoration efforts in Texas, Florida and...

World Agroforestry Centre Publishes a Climate Change Atlas for Central America

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 – 04:23 PM EST

LIMA, Peru, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in collaboration with Bioversity International and The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) today published an Atlas titled Suitability of key Central American agroforestry species under future climates. The Atlas...

Ecuadorians Demand Action on Chevron’s Bribery and RICO Fraud From U.S. Department of Justice

Posted: Dec 14, 2017 – 02:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous peoples and farmer communities from Ecuador are demanding that the U.S. Department of Justice () act on overwhelming and undisputed evidence that Chevron and its outside law firm Gibson Dunn conspired to fabricate evidence to try...

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