June 28, 2017

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U.S. Supreme Court Makes “Grave Mistake” in Refusing to Hear Chevron's $12 Billion Pollution Liability in Ecuador

Published: Jun 19, 2017 – 12:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous villagers and their lawyer today said the U.S. Supreme Court made a "grave mistake'" in refusing to hear evidence that Chevron committed a massive fraud to evade paying a $12 billion Ecuador pollution judgment. The...

Recyclebank Says “We Are Still In” Joining More Than 1,200 U.S. Leaders Pledging Support for the Paris Agreement

Published: Jun 12, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Recyclebank, the education and engagement platform focused on waste and recycling, has signed the "We Are Still In" statement declaring their intent to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions following President Trump's...

Facing Bribery Charges, Chevron Trying to Mislead U.S. Supreme Court With Fake Facts and Flawed Arguments

Published: Jun 06, 2017 – 12:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. , Jun. 06 /CSRwire/ - Faced with undisputed proof that it illegally paid huge sums of money to bribe its star witness, Chevron is now trying to mislead the U.S. Supreme Court by using fabricated evidence and flawed legal arguments to...

Chevron CEO Suffers Major Rebuke Over $12 Billion Ecuador Liability At Annual Shareholder Meeting

Published: Jun 01, 2017 – 02:39 PM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, Jun. 01 /CSRwire/ - Chevron CEO John Watson awakened today following a rollicking shareholder meeting facing the hard reality that the company's huge expenditures to try to kill off the $12 billion Ecuador environmental case have fundamentally failed, with the affected...

Chevron CEO Clings to “Alternative Facts” When Confronted with Truth About Ecuador Mismanagement

Published: May 31, 2017 – 03:32 PM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, May 31 /CSRwire/ - Chevron CEO John Watson faced a firestorm of criticism over the company's expanding Ecuador liability at the company's annual meeting today from a group of institutional investors, one of whom accused the oil executive of "materially mishandling"...

Shareholders Criticize Chevron CEO Watson for “Materially Mishandling” $12 Billion Ecuador Environmental Liability

Published: May 30, 2017 – 12:02 PM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, May 30 /CSRwire/ - Chevron's $12 billion environmental liability to rainforest communities of Ecuador will be front and center at the company's annual meeting tomorrow, with debate slated for three resolutions that challenge CEO John Watson's "material mishandling" of the historic...

Sleep Is a Preexisting Condition

Published: May 16, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK and TAMPA, Fla. , May 16 /CSRwire/ - Indigo Sleep, a new sleep solutions company, wants you to sleep better; and Donald Trump and the right-wing, a little less so. Indigo is an ecommerce mattress brand that begins shipping in June...

19 Scholars Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Condemn Chevron for Violating International Law In Amazon Pollution Case

Published: May 10, 2017 – 12:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., May 10 /CSRwire/ - Nineteen prominent law experts from several of the world's leading universities are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a highly controversial decision by a federal judge designed to immunize Chevron from a $9.5 billion liability...

Environmental Groups Condemn Chevron Before U.S. Supreme Court for Faking Evidence in Pollution Case

Published: May 03, 2017 – 03:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 03 /CSRwire/ - Leading civil society groups have submitted two briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court blasting Chevron and its law firm Gibson Dunn Crutcher for falsifying evidence and trying to intimidate environmental activists to help the company evade a...

March For Science - San Francisco Celebrates the Vital Role of Science on April 22

Published: Apr 19, 2017 – 01:08 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 19 /CSRwire/ - March For Science - San Francisco announces today that the March on April 22, 2017, will begin at 11am with a rally at Justin Herman Plaza followed by a march down Market Street that ends by joining...

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