March 22, 2018 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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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...

3Degrees Helps BART Negotiate Two New Renewable Energy Projects

Posted: Dec 13, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - 3Degrees is proud to be a part of BARTs historic commitment to long term renewable energy through two power purchase agreements. BART, the fifth largest rapid transit system in the US, serves San Francisco and surrounding communities....

Canada’s National Indigenous Federation Backs Ecuadorian Amazon Communities in Lawsuit to Hold Chevron Accountable for Environmental Damage

Posted: Dec 06, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 06 /CSRwire/ - In a setback to Chevrons campaign to evade a $9.5 billion liability owed to rainforest communities, the national indigenous federations of Canada and Ecuador signed a formal protocol today to work together to hold the oil major...

FFAR Awards $9.4 Million to Spur Next Leap in Agriculture: Improved Soil Health to Optimize Economic and Environmental Results for U.S. Farmers

Posted: Dec 05, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan support in the 2014 Farm Bill, today announced a $9.4 million grant to the Soil Health Institute, the Soil Health Partnership and The Nature Conservancy...



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