February 07, 2016

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Chevron Violates Canada Supreme Court Order By Trying to “Derail” Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Lawyer Says

Published: Jan 27, 2016 – 11:27 AM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Chevron is under fire in Canada for violating a unanimous order of the country's Supreme Court that Ecuadorian rainforest villagers be allowed to try to seize the oil giant's assets to force it to comply with a $10...

BC Government Protects Monopoly Recycling Scheme

Published: Jan 27, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

BURNABY, British Columbia, Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Following two years of discussions, 18 months of plan revisions with ministry officials and two extensive consultation periods, a final decision was reached on January 13, 2016 by the BC Ministry of Environment (MoE). Unfortunately, the...

Super Bowl 50 Host Committee Teams up with TerraPass to Create a Net Positive Experience for Fans and Partners

Published: Jan 22, 2016 – 10:22 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO,, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - TerraPass, a leader in the fight against climate change, has been named an official sustainability partner of the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee. Sustainability is at the forefront of all the planning, with the Host Committee committed...

Braving Death Threats, Ecuadorian Villagers Ask U.N. to Block Chevron From Attacking Human Rights Defenders

Published: Jan 21, 2016 – 03:52 PM EST

GENEVA,, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous villagers who braved death threats in their battle with Chevron have teamed up with a leading international organization to demand that the United Nations block the oil giant from continuing an intimidation campaign targeting the human...

Gap Inc. Sets Ambitious New Climate Goal to Foster Cleaner Global Business and Deepens Efforts to Help Protect Human Rights Across Global Supply Chain

Published: Jan 21, 2016 – 11:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - As a strategic investment to foster cleaner global business, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced an ambitious new goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across all owned and operated facilities globally by 50 percent from...

The Results Are In: 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge Winners

Published: Jan 07, 2016 – 04:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 07 /CSRwire/ - The GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC), which engages hundreds of thousands of collegiate football fans in a waste reduction and recycling competition every fall, today announced its 2015 national winners: Ohio University and Louisiana State University. The competition pitted...

Antea Group Becomes a Shareholder in Angel Ambiental

Published: Jan 06, 2016 – 01:24 PM EST

GOUDA, Netherlands, Jan. 06 /CSRwire/ - We are pleased to announce that Angel Ambiental and Antea Group are positioned to leverage our combined expertise, skills, and solutions to deliver the value-driven approach and deep insights our clients need to better their business. Recently,...

In 2016, Chevron Faces Potential “Litigation Catastrophe” Over Ecuador Pollution Liability

Published: Jan 04, 2016 – 01:22 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - In 2016, Chevron faces a potential litigation catastrophe over its $10 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" pollution liability as rainforest villagers step up efforts to force company assets into receivership to pay for a court-ordered clean-up of what experts...

Acquiring a Taste for the Circular Economy

Published: Dec 29, 2015 – 02:15 PM EST

CANTERBURY, U.K., Dec. 29 /CSRwire/ - Food waste is a growing scandal which now has the public's full attention. In the United States and much of Western Europe, food scraps constitute around 19% of the waste dumped in landfills, where it ends up...

COP21 Landmark Climate Accord Affirms JLL's Focus on the Long-Term Sustainability of its Business & Client Advice

Published: Dec 22, 2015 – 11:06 AM EST

CHICAGO, Dec. 22 /CSRwire/ - Following an historic Paris agreement where 195 nations committed to lowering planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, JLL is looking ahead to consider how COP21 will affect JLL's clients, employees and investors. Sarah Nicholls, JLL's Global Corporate Sustainability (GCS) team...

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