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Greenpeace Founder Rex Weyler: Chevron Showing “Disrespect” In Canada Toward Amazon Indigenous Groups

Published: Oct 08, 2017 – 01:06 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - On the eve of a critical court hearing in Canada, Greenpeace Co-founder and author Rex Weyler harshly criticized Chevron for showing "hostility" and "disrespect" toward Amazon indigenous groups in Ecuador to whom the company owes a $9.5 billion...

Chevron “Unconscionable”: Oil Giant Attempting to Block Indigenous Groups With Costs Order On Eve of Critical Court Hearing Over Company’s Pollution In Ecuador

Published: Oct 06, 2017 – 12:02 PM EST

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Oil conglomerate Chevron, which faces a large environmental liability to indigenous groups in the Amazon after it dumped billions of gallons of toxic oil waste onto their ancestral lands, is being slammed by Canadian aboriginal leaders and...

DICK’S Sporting Goods & The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation Pledge More Than $5.5 Million Towards Recent Hurricane Relief Efforts

Published: Sep 12, 2017 – 03:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) along with The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation today announced a $5.5 million commitment to support communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The short-term emergency requests and long-term recovery support ranges from monetary...

Chevron Trying to Bankrupt U.S. Human Rights Lawyer Who Helped Indigenous Groups Win Historic Judgment In Ecuador

Published: Sep 12, 2017 – 11:17 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - After being caught paying a witness who lied to a U.S. federal court, Chevron is now trying to bankrupt the human rights attorney who helped indigenous groups win a $12 billion environmental judgment against the company for...

Chevron CEO Watson Tarred His Legacy By Using Corrupt Witness and Fumbling Environmental Issues, Lawyers Say

Published: Aug 30, 2017 – 10:07 AM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - Chevron's surprise announcement that CEO John Watson is stepping down was due to massive cost overruns in Australia and his refusal to adequately deal with huge environmental liabilities in Ecuador and California that will tar his own...

Cost of Youth Sports Is Top Stress Point for Parents

Published: Jul 27, 2017 – 07:43 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jul. 27 /CSRwire/ - FlipGive.com, a cash-back site for youth sports teams that facilitates fundraising through online shopping, released a recent survey that highlights the price that parents are paying to keep their kids in sports programs. The survey, which polled parents...

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...

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