November 20, 2018

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Musician Roger Waters In Ecuador To Support Amazon Peoples Who Won Landmark Judgment Against Chevron

Published: Nov 19, 2018 – 10:44 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Roger Waters, the founder of Pink Floyd currently touring Latin America to sold-out stadiums, is arriving in Ecuador today to bear witness to Chevron's "Amazon Chernobyl" disaster and to support Indigenous peoples and farmer communities who are...

Chevron Facing New Obstacles Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Liability as Death Toll Rises in Amazon Rainforest

Published: Nov 08, 2018 – 01:01 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - Having failed to block its $12 billion Ecuador pollution liability despite two decades of massive spending, Chevron now faces a slew of growing problems after Canada's courts green-lighted a lawsuit by Indigenous groups and farmer communities to...

Global Conference on Indigenous Rights and Environment Set to Launch Nov. 10 in Canadian Rockies

Published: Oct 26, 2018 – 03:06 PM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - A major international conference exploring indigenous legal principles, the environment, and reparations for environmental disasters is set to launch in Banff, Canada on November 10 with several high-profile speakers and academics gathering from around the world. The...

Chevron Intimidation Led Boston Mother to Sign False Affidavit Attacking Landmark Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Oct 25, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - In a stunning confession, a Boston-area financial manager and mother of four who raised funds for Amazon Indigenous peoples has admitted under oath that Chevron lawyers successfully intimidated her to sign an affidavit with false statements designed...

Major Environmental Groups Back Steven Donziger in Battle With Chevron Over Historic Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Oct 09, 2018 – 01:45 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - With Canada's Supreme Court backing Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples against Chevron, some of the world's leading environmental groups have thrown their support behind leading U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger as the oil giant continues its unprecedented retaliation...

Chevron Attacks on Human Rights Attorney Steven Donziger “Fail” Basic Due Process, Says London-based Global Witness

Published: Oct 02, 2018 – 11:28 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Global Witness, one of the world's leading human rights groups, has expressed "serious concern" to the New York judiciary over its use of Chevron's false evidence in a secret process that denies prominent U.S. human rights attorney...

Nonprofits Sue Pret A Manger for Deceptive Marketing of Foods as “Natural”

Published: Sep 25, 2018 – 01:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Nonprofit organizations Beyond Pesticides, GMO Free USA and Organic Consumers Association filed a lawsuit against the Pret A Manger restaurant chain for the deceptive marketing and sale of certain bread and other baked goods as "natural food,"...

Attorney Steven Donziger Files Human Rights Petition Claiming U.S. Judiciary Failed to Protect Him From Vicious Chevron Retaliation Campaign

Published: Sep 25, 2018 – 11:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Renowned U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger, who has helped impoverished communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon maintain a global litigation and advocacy effort against Chevron for over 25 years, filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on...

Amplio Recruiting Commits to Hiring Ten Thousand Refugees Across the U.S. By 2023

Published: Sep 24, 2018 – 02:15 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - Amplio Recruiting, a multi-city staffing agency based in Atlanta, will be inducted into the Tent Partnership for Refugees, a global network of companies leveraging their core business to help refugees, to stake its claim in actively supporting this...

Victory for Rainforest Communities Over Chevron as Ecuador Government Vows to Fight “Illegal” Private Arbitral Award

Published: Sep 19, 2018 – 02:33 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - Rainforest communities in Ecuador who won a landmark $12 billion environmental judgment against Chevron earned a big victory this week when their country's Attorney General announced he would seek nullification of an "illegal" arbitral order obtained by...

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