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Fenton Communications is a pioneer in public interest communications, with a quarter century of experience working in some of the country's most important social change and social justice movements. Past and present, Fenton's clients include progressive groups such as MoveOn.org and True Majority, major foundations such as Hewlett and Gates, and nonprofits such as the New York Academy of Medicine and the Global Fund for Women.

    Judge Orders Chevron CEO to Answer Questions about Company's Bribery and Toxic Destruction in Ecuador's Amazon Region Image

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    05-07-13

    Judge Orders Chevron CEO to Answer Questions about Company's Bribery and Toxic Destruction in Ecuador's Amazon Region

    Chevron CEO John S. Watson, who perhaps more than anyone knew about the grim history of deliberate and negligent dumping of oil and toxic chemicals by his company into the soil and streams of Ecuador’s Amazon region, will not escape his day in court.

    A magistrate appointed in the long runn...

    Confronting Bribery and Bullying by Oil Company and Hostility of Judge, Lawyers Seek Withdrawal from Chevron New York Case Image

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    05-03-13

    Confronting Bribery and Bullying by Oil Company and Hostility of Judge, Lawyers Seek Withdrawal from Chevron New York Case

    Denouncing Chevron’s use of bullying, bribery and its overwhelming financial power to crush defendants in a hostile courtroom, attorneys Craig Smyser and John Keker filed motions Friday afternoon to withdraw as counsel in the Southern District of New York case brought by Chevron against the parti...

    Chevron Offered Suitcase Full of Cash to Former Ecuador Judge Guerra In Exchange for Testimony Image

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    05-01-13

    Chevron Offered Suitcase Full of Cash to Former Ecuador Judge Guerra In Exchange for Testimony

    An American lawyer working for Chevron brought a suitcase full of cash to a meeting with a former Ecuador judge to coax favorable testimony to help the oil giant evade its $19 billion Ecuador judgment, a

    Maria Aguinda's 20-year Fight for Justice Continues as Chevron Refuses to Pay $19 Billion Judgment from Ecuador's Courts Image

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    04-26-13

    Maria Aguinda's 20-year Fight for Justice Continues as Chevron Refuses to Pay $19 Billion Judgment from Ecuador's Courts

    The 20-year fight by residents of Ecuador’s Amazonian rain forest to make Chevron pay to clean up the contamination and polluted streams it left behind has made civil society stronger and Ecuador’s courts better prepared to deal with similar cases in the future, a lawyer who was part of the case ...

    In Chevron Case, Stratus' Truth-Telling Loses Out to Oil Company Money Image

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    04-12-13

    In Chevron Case, Stratus' Truth-Telling Loses Out to Oil Company Money

    The decision by the environmental consulting firm Stratus to settle its legal dispute with Chevron and to criticize lawyers for the affected people in Ecuador represents a triumph of money and power over justice, the lead attorney for the 20-year-long case brought against Chevron in Ecuador said ...

    Americans and British View Nonprofits as Effective Change Makers Yet Still Plan to Give the Same or Less Image

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    12-06-11

    Americans and British View Nonprofits as Effective Change Makers Yet Still Plan to Give the Same or Less

    /PRNewswire/ - People in the United States and United Kingdom overwhelmingly trust nonprofits and charities ahead of governments and corporations to create social change, yet most say they will make charitable donations at the same or reduced levels as last year, according to the 2011 Soc...

    Avon Products, Inc. Marks Earth Month with New "Palm Oil Promise" to Continue Mission to Help End Deforestation Image

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    04-14-11

    Avon Products, Inc. Marks Earth Month with New "Palm Oil Promise" to Continue Mission to Help End Deforestation

    Second Annual Global Hello Green Tomorrow Fundraising Program Continues to Help Restore Rain Forests in South America and Indonesia

    In celebration of Earth Day 2011 and beyond, Avon Products, Inc. [NYSE: AVP] has announced the company's...

    Women Give More to Charity than Men, New Study Shows  Image

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    10-21-10

    Women Give More to Charity than Men, New Study Shows

    Women at virtually every income level are more likely to give to charity and to give more money on average than their male counterparts, after controlling for education, income and other factors that influence giving, new research from the Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI...

    Fenton and BSR Announce "SHARE" Project to Provide Real-Time Video News and Commentary from BSR Conference 2010 Image

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    10-08-10

    Fenton and BSR Announce "SHARE" Project to Provide Real-Time Video News and Commentary from BSR Conference 2010

    Fenton, the nation's leading public interest communications firm, announced today it will partner with BSR, a global business network and consultancy focused on sustainabi...

    Controversial Wall Street Journal Article Spurs Lively Debate  Executives from GE and Campbell Soup, Academics and CSR Thought Leaders to Discuss Merits of CSR Image

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    09-08-10

    Controversial Wall Street Journal Article Spurs Lively Debate Executives from GE and Campbell Soup, Academics and CSR Thought Leaders to Discuss Merits of CSR

    Fenton, the leading public interest communications firm, announces "State of CSR in Business Today", an online video webcast featuring a roster of CSR experts from academia, corporate, foundation and nonprofit professions scheduled on Friday, September 17th from 10:30 am - 1...

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