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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...

SC Johnson Takes Action to Save Racine Area Water

Posted: Dec 04, 2017 – 04:32 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today announced a donation of $35,000 to the Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network (Root-Pike WIN). The donation will support Root-Pike WINs restoration projects, with the goal of significantly reducing runoff pollution, flooding issues, and habitat degradation...

LIXIL and TEPCO Energy Partner Establish Joint Venture to Promote Eco-Friendly Net Zero Energy Houses (ZEH)

Posted: Dec 01, 2017 – 02:37 PM EST

TOKYO, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - LIXIL Corporation (LIXIL) and TEPCO Energy Partner, Incorporated (TEPCO EP) have established a joint venture company, LIXIL TEPCO Smart Partners, Inc., to promote the building of eco-friendly net zero energy houses (ZEH)1 in Japan. Business operations will begin...

General Mills Deepens Investment in Soil Health With $735,000 Contribution to National Wheat Foundation

Posted: Nov 30, 2017 – 12:15 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - General Mills continues to invest in soil health practices on U.S. agricultural farmland with its latest contribution of $735,000 to the National Wheat Foundation who together with the Soil Health Partnership, will advance widespread adoption and implementation. The...

Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability

Posted: Nov 27, 2017 – 11:02 AM EST

TOKYO, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has hosted the first-ever meeting of its newly-created Japan Sustainability Local Group. Part of its ongoing regionalisation strategy, the launch of the Japan Local Group looks to help local and multinational CGF members...

Indigenous Groups Dominating Chevron in Canada’s Appellate Courts Over Enforcement of Ecuador Judgment

Posted: Nov 22, 2017 – 04:24 PM EST

TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous and farmer communities are building significant momentum in Canadas appellate courts in their effort to enforce the $9.5 billion pollution judgment against Chevron by seizing company assets in the country, according to a new analysis posted...

Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas Promotes Sustainability Through Partnerships, Science and Innovation

Posted: Nov 21, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - On October 19, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) approved new grants that promote sustainable business practices, watershed conservation and energy efficiency, through science, innovation, and multi-stakeholder partnerships. The...

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