May 27, 2018

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Ecuadorians: Chevron’s $12b Pollution Liability Will Now Be Decided by Canadian Supreme Court After “Unjust Ruling”

Published: May 23, 2018 – 12:50 PM EST

TORONTO, May 23 /CSRwire/ - A Canadian appellate court in Ontario today issued a "profoundly unjust" ruling today allowing Chevron to avoid paying a $12 billion pollution judgment owed to Indigenous people in Ecuador simply because it placed its assets in a wholly-owned...

Kingfisher Puts Customers at the Heart of Sustainable Growth Plan

Published: May 23, 2018 – 11:17 AM EST

LONDON, May 23 /CSRwire/ - Kingfisher plc has set out its sustainability targets for the next seven years, the latest stage of its journey to become a net positive business by 2050. The Sustainable Growth Plan contains ambitious goals for Kingfisher's operations, including...

FSC Launches Ecosystem Services Procedure

Published: May 23, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

BONN, Germany, May 23 /CSRwire/ - The Forest Stewardship Council has launched the Ecosystem Services Procedure (FSC-PRO-30-006), which aims to create incentives for the preservation of valuable ecosystem services in responsibly managed forests. This is a world-first in forest certification. Ecosystem services represent...

DTE Energy and Consumers Energy Accelerate Plans for Cleaner Energy in Michigan

Published: May 18, 2018 – 01:58 PM EST

DETROIT, M.I., May 18 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy and DTE Energy today said they are accelerating plans to produce cleaner energy in Michigan, targeting at least a 50 percent Clean Energy Goal by 2030- achieved through a combination of investments in at least...

Greenpeace Founder Blasts Chevron and U.S. Judge Kaplan for “Intimidation” Campaign Against Ecuadorian Villagers

Published: May 17, 2018 – 12:09 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 17 /CSRwire/ - Greenpeace co-founder and writer Rex Weyler has published an expose of a SLAPP-style intimidation campaign orchestrated by Chevron and U.S. trial judge Lewis A. Kaplan against Indigenous peoples of Ecuador and an American lawyer, who helped win...

Soil Health Institute Announces Methods for Evaluating Soil Health Indicators at a Continental Scale

Published: May 11, 2018 – 10:05 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 11 /CSRwire/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI), which is charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, has released the initial methods cooperating scientists will use to assess soil...

Students Transform 10-Acres of Forest & Highlight Forest Protection

Published: May 11, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

TEMPLE, Texas, May 11 /CSRwire/ - On May 9th, high school students from Interlochen Arts Academy and California artists Daniel McCormick and Mary O'Brien unveiled two large art installations created within the pine tree plantation on Interlochen's campus in Northern Michigan. McCormick and...

The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With TD and Sustainable Brands on Tree Planting to Beautify Vancouver Park

Published: May 10, 2018 – 11:59 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., May 10 /CSRwire/ - The Arbor Day Foundation in collaboration with TD Bank Group and Sustainable Brands are planting trees and doing clean-up at Stanley Park, Vancouver's first, largest and most well-known urban park on June 4. The tree planting will...

Smithfield Foods’ Report Recaps Significant Progress, New Initiatives in Environmental Efforts

Published: May 08, 2018 – 03:30 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., May 08 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced the release of the Environment section of its 17th sustainability report. This section, the second installment in the report, highlights the company's ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and its...

Chevron Attacked at U.N. for Poisoning Indigenous Lands in Ecuador’s Rainforest; Shareholders Pressure CEO Wirth

Published: May 04, 2018 – 12:44 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 04 /CSRwire/ - A prominent Canadian Indigenous leader and lawyer, Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, has issued a blistering critique of Chevron in a United Nations speech for poisoning ancestral lands in the Amazon rainforest and engaging in "countless violations" of...

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