February 28, 2015

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Activism is the doctrine or practice of vigorous action including direct-action campaigns, (writing letters to newspapers and politicians), demonstrations, boycotts, rallies, marches, strikes, and in some cases, guerilla protest tactics, as a means of achieving political, cultural, and social change.


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Anti-Human Trafficking Activists in North America Are Binding Together to Fight Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Violence

Press Release Published: Feb 18, 2015 – 07:59 AM EST

TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Human trafficking and modern day slavery, a crime that goes unseen in most cases has gained recent attention from several human rights activists, political figures as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and celebrities as...

GMO Free USA Finds GMOs and Weedkiller in Kellogg’s Froot Loops

Press Release Published: Jan 29, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Kellogg's Froot Loops cereal contains high levels of insecticide-producing genetically engineered corn that is regulated by the EPA. Tests also documented the presence...

Six-In-10 Americans Believe Social Media Is An Effective Form Of Activism, According To New Cone Communications Research

Press Release Published: Nov 12, 2014 – 10:15 AM EST

BOSTON, M.A., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - A "like" can go a long way, according to the newly released 2014 Cone Communications Digital Activism Study. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Americans say they are more inclined to support social and environmental issues in a variety...

Half of Global Wildlife Lost, says new WWF Report

Press Release Published: Sep 29, 2014 – 07:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living Planet Report released today by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This biodiversity loss occurs disproportionately in...

Random House and BusinessWeek’s Paul Barrett Receive Defamation Notice Over Chevron Pollution Case

Press Release Published: Sep 18, 2014 – 12:07 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - Random House and BusinessWeek reporter Paul M. Barrett face a potential defamation claim over a pro-Chevron book about an environmental litigation in Ecuador that is riddled with errors, fictional scenes and defamatory assertions, according to a...

WECAN International Issues Global Call to Action During People's Climate March, UN Climate Summit

Press Release Published: Aug 21, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

MILL VALLEY, CA, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) has announced a series of events to mobilize women around the issue of climate change during the People's Climate March, Climate Week NYC 2014, and the UN...

Businesses Fear Climate Change New Poll Shows Business Owners Worried

Press Release Published: Jun 25, 2014 – 11:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll results showing that a large majority of small business owners see climate change as a risk to their...

Protest Against Chevron's Contamination in Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest

Press Release Published: May 26, 2014 – 08:20 AM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, May 26 /CSRwire/ - On Wednesday, May 28 at 8 a.m., Chevron's Annual Shareholder's Meeting will take place at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas, where Ecuadorian indigenous and advocacy groups will gather outside the museum to ask the oil giant...

1% for the Planet & Jack Johnson Team Up to Give Back to Environment "All At Once"

Press Release Published: May 22, 2014 – 03:30 PM EST

WAITSFIELD, Vt., May 22 /CSRwire/ - On May 23, Jack Johnson, 1% for the Planet Ambassador and business member, will perform at the Boston Calling Music Festival in Boston, MA, kicking off a summer long collaboration with 1% for the Planet, the world's...

Chevron Management Hit with Protests on Five Continents over Environmental Abuses

Press Release Published: May 21, 2014 – 02:00 PM EST

RICHMOND, Calif., May 21 /CSRwire/ - In a global protest event spanning five continents, several communities affected by Chevron's sloppy operational practices call on consumers and governments to not do business with oil giant until the company's management team cleans up its act...

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