News and Multimedia from 2008

City of Berkeley Votes to Boycott Chevron

Resolution Cites Controversial Human Rights Record and "Severe Ecological Destruction" in Amazon Rainforest
30 January 2008 | Amazon Watch

Berkeley City Council is to boycott Chevron products and services, citing the San Ramon-based oil major's controversial global environmental and human rights record.     Read more...

Berkeley, California Resolution to Boycott Chevron

29 January 2008 | Peace and Justice Commission

In early 2008, the city council of Berkeley, California voted to cease all purchases of Chevron products in a show of concern over the company's human rights record on four continents, including the public health and environmental crisis it unleased in the Ecuadorian Amazon.     Read more...