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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...

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...

March for Science - San Francisco Will Join 8th Annual Earth Day San Francisco Festival

Published: Apr 11, 2017 – 01:46 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - March For Science - San Francisco and Earth Day San Francisco announced today that the march on April 22, 2017, will begin at 11AM with a Rally at Justin Herman Plaza and end by joining the Earth...

Chevron’s False Evidence in Ecuador Pollution Case Presented to U.S. Supreme Court

Published: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian rainforest villagers and their longtime U.S. human rights lawyer have presented proof of Chevron's bribes, false evidence, and fraud to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a petition to try to overturn an unprecedented RICO...

New Powerful Way to Help Protect Our Planet for Immediate Impact

Published: Mar 22, 2017 – 11:30 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - Even in the best of times, government support for the environment is inadequate. Moreover, total U.S. philanthropy allocated to the environment is currently stuck at a mere 3%, and both the political power and resources to address...

Legendary Ecuadorian Nurse Who Hosted Celebrities and Battled Chevron Over Pollution Tragically Dies of Cancer

Published: Jan 04, 2017 – 01:51 PM EST

SAN CARLOS, Ecuador, Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - Rosa Moreno, the legendary Ecuadorian nurse who hosted major celebrities such as Brad Pitt in her small jungle health clinic while serving as a medical lifeline to people battling Chevron over oil pollution, has herself succumbed...

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