July 17, 2018

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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...

Save the Redwoods League Marks Centennial of Conservation at Earth Day San Francisco Festival on April 21

Posted: Apr 10, 2018 – 02:06 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - Save the Redwoods League and Earth Day San Francisco (EDSF) announced that the League will unveil the first-ever State of Redwoods Conservation Report as a centerpiece of EDSFs 9th Annual Festival April 21 at San Franciscos Civic...

Los Angeles Plugs in Giant Solar Array at Los Angeles Convention Center

Posted: Apr 06, 2018 – 02:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 06 /CSRwire/ - The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), managed by AEG Facilities, recently unveiled its 2.21 megawatt solar array on April 4, during a press conference with Mayor Eric Garcetti. Located on the roof of South Hall, the solar...

48 African Countries Meet in Nairobi to Explore Climate Change Technologies

Posted: Apr 05, 2018 – 09:43 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr. 05 /CSRwire/ - Climate experts from Africa will meet next week in Kenya to discuss collaboration and technology transfer. Representatives from government, private sector, finance and research institutions will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, 910 April 2018. Nationally-selected technology focal points...

Chevron Demands Victims of Its Amazon Pollution Pay $33 Million for Court Costs in Ecuador Environmental Case

Posted: Apr 03, 2018 – 11:12 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - Although Chevron refuses to pay a historic $12b environmental judgment for polluting the Amazon, the oil giant is now trying to force Ecuadorian rainforest inhabitants who live in communities devastated by the companys toxic waste to turn...

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