ChevronToxico

News and Multimedia from 2011

Judicial Imperialism

25 May 2011 | El Diario

A judge with a superiority complex is making a devastating environmental situation worse by siding with the U.S. company that wreaked the havoc.      More »

Chevron Chiefs Face Shareholders after Huge $18bn Ecuador Fine

California-based oil company criticised by investors for "take no prisoner" attitude to Ecuador judgment
25 May 2011 | Guardian UK

Chevron bosses are facing shareholders for the first time since the company was fined a total of $18bn over contamination from oil extraction in the Amazon. California's largest oil company is coming under increasing pressure from institutional investors and long-term shareholders.     More »

$18 Billion Ecuadorian Lawsuit Dominates Chevron Shareholder Meeting

Chevron confronted with mismanaged multibillion-dollar liability; Major institutional shareholders urge settlement
25 May 2011 | Amazon Watch

San Ramon, CA – At the company's Annual General Meeting of shareholders today, Chevron management and Board of Directors came under fire for their handling of the massive $18 billion environmental disaster in the Ecuadorian Amazon.     More »

Investors Call on SEC to Probe Chevron over Ecuador Statements

Shareholders Intensify Pressure on Oil Major Ahead of Annual Meeting
24 May 2011 | Responsible Investor

Trillium Asset Management, the Boston-based sustainable and responsible investment specialist, has written to the Securities and Exchange Commission calling for the regulator to investigate Chevron Corp.'s disclosures about the recent $18bn Ecuador judgment.     More »

Activists' True Cost Report Takes on Chevron

24 May 2011 | San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco, CA – With Chevron Corp. set to hold its annual shareholder meeting this morning, a global network of the company's critics on Tuesday released a report accusing the oil giant of environmental crimes around the world.     More »

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders Issue Plea for Americans to Help In Battle Against Chevron's Toxic Dumping

In Open Letter, Ecuadorians Ask Americans To Demand That Chevron Clean Contamination Dumped in Rainforest
23 May 2011 | Amazon Defense Coalition

New York, NY – The indigenous and farmer communities of Ecuador have released an open letter to the American people calling on them to help in the historic battle to force Chevron to clean up the toxic mess the oil giant left their country's Amazon rainforest, considered by many to be the worst oil-related disaster on earth.     More »

Carmen Zambrano: Mother & Community Leader vs. Chevron

Carmen Zambrano: Mother & Community Leader vs. Chevron

19 May 2011

Carmen is visiting the US for the first time, bringing with her stories of a once-beautiful and fertile region, devastated by Chevron's operations, and confronting the oil giant directly at the company's shareholders meeting.      More »

Servio Curipoma Arrives in New York to Tell His Story

Servio Curipoma Arrives in New York to Tell His Story

18 May 2011

Servio lost both his parents and a sister to cancer that doctors have attributed to drinking water contaminated by toxic crude waste. Since that time, Curipoma has become an active voice for his community.     More »

Chevron's Disclosures to Investors on Risks Associated with Ecuador are Questioned

As shareowners file resolutions addressing environmental and human rights risks, a new report finds discrepancies between Chevron's court statements and disclosures in its annual report
17 May 2011 | SocialFunds.com

Companies know they put their reputation on the line when they do something wrong, but often forget they can take a worse reputational hit from trying to spin it.     More »

Reputational Stumbles of the Week: Chevron, the Coal Industry, and Facebook

16 May 2011 | BNET

Companies know they put their reputation on the line when they do something wrong, but often forget they can take a worse reputational hit from trying to spin it.     More »