May 26, 2018

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U.S. Judge Again Tries to Block Indigenous Peoples From Enforcing $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment in Entire World

Posted: Apr 24, 2018 – 01:12 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - A U.S. federal trial judge, apparently reacting to Canadian appellate judges who seem willing to allow Ecuadorian villagers the chance to seize Chevron assets to comply with their $12b pollution judgment, has just issued a second extraordinary...

The Disney Conservation Fund Awards 2018 Conservation Grants

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 – 12:45 PM EST

BURBANK, Calif., Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) is providing grants totaling more than $8 million to support the work of 80 nonprofit organizations this year, The Walt Disney Company announced today. The grants are part of Disneys Reverse the...

National Forest Foundation Launches Ambitious Effort to Plant 50 Million Trees

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont., Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - On Earth Day, April 22nd, the National Forest Foundation (NFF) launched an ambitious campaign to plant 50 million trees on Americas National Forests. The NFF initiated this effort to address the increasing reforestation needs on our National...

In Canada, Chevron Faced Tough Questions During Critical Court Hearing Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Posted: Apr 20, 2018 – 02:17 PM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - Chevron faced a series of tough questions from a three-judge appellate panel this week in Ontario over its continued attempt to evade paying a $12 billion environmental liability owed to Indigenous peoples and farmer communities in Ecuadors Amazon...

Walmart Announces 20 MMT of Supplier Emission Reductions through Project Gigaton; Unveils Plans for Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Doubling U.S. Wind and Solar Energy Use

Posted: Apr 18, 2018 – 11:50 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, AK, Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - Today, Walmart announced that suppliers have reported reducing more than 20 million metric tons (MMT) of greenhouse gas emissions in the global value chain, as part of the companys Project Gigaton initiative. Walmart launched Project Gigaton last...

Under Pressure From First Nations, Chevron Faces Major Test in Canada As Critical Court Hearing Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment Gets Underway

Posted: Apr 17, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Chevron faces a wave of cascading pressures in Canada including new evidence of a multi-billion dollar tax avoidance scheme as a critical court hearing gets underway that could determine whether the oil giant is finally forced to comply...

Research Reveals How Bark Types Affect Wood Decomposition

Posted: Apr 17, 2018 – 08:55 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - A new study from researchers at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB) could help improve predictions of climate change by revealing the hidden role of bark in wood decomposition. For the...

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders In Canada for Critical Court Hearing Against Chevron Over $12b Pollution Judgment

Posted: Apr 13, 2018 – 03:03 PM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 13 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous peoples and rainforest villagers from the Amazon Defense Coalition of Ecuador (FDA), the grass roots coalition trying to recover a historic $12 billion environmental judgment against Chevron, are scheduled to arrive in Toronto this weekend with the...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Grant RFP for Projects Showing Measurable Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Posted: Apr 11, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $90,000 grant to fund work in the 2019 calendar year for currently existing or new programs that would measurably reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in...

Measuring Natural Capital – Briefing

Posted: Apr 11, 2018 – 04:00 AM EST

LONDON, Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - Companies appreciate that natural capital greatly benefits business, but what is required is quantifying and demonstrating the business value of natural capital.In Ethical Corporations latest briefing, you will learn key strategies for your company to ensure the natural...

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