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Chevron Shareholder Meeting Again Dominated by Ecuador Disaster

CEO Watson refuses to respond to mounting questions around evidence proving company’s responsibility for contamination
27 May 2015 | Amazon Watch

San Ramon, CA – Chevron CEO John Watson could not escape public outrage and shareholder dissent about his mishandling of the massive $9.5 billion environmental disaster in the Ecuadorian Amazon at the company's Annual General Meeting of shareholders today.     More »

Environmental Justice, Human Rights Groups, and Investors Demand Reform of Chevron Practices at Company’s Annual General Meeting

Oil giant targeted over environmental and human rights abuses worldwide, as stockholder concern grows
26 May 2015 | Amazon Watch, Friends of the Earth, SumofUs, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Richmond Progressive Alliance, Justice In Nigeria Now

San Francisco, CA – An ever growing coalition of local, national and international environmental and human rights rights organizations are demanding Chevron Corp be held to account over its environmental and human rights abuses in the Amazon rainforest, Nigerian Delta, and across the bay at its Richmond refinery.     More »

Affected Peoples from Ecuador and Richmond Along With Growing Worldwide Coalition Confront Chevron at Annual Shareholder Meeting

Company management to be confronted with multiple resolutions on corporate accountability, climate change, political funding and environmental protection
26 May 2015 | Amazon Watch

San Ramon, CA – On May 27th, at Chevron World Headquarters, representatives of communities affected by Chevron's environmental destruction and disregard for human rights will return to Chevron's Annual Shareholders Meeting in San Ramon, CA. Attendees are from a growing network of organizations confronting Chevron on its corporate misdeeds and disregard for the environment and human rights.     More »

Ecuadorian Indigenous Leader to Confront Chevron CEO Over Falsified Evidence and Secret Company Videos at Annual Meeting

25 May 2015 | UDAPT

San Francisco, CA – With evidence mounting that Chevron falsified evidence to evade paying a $9.5 billion pollution liability in Ecuador, Chevron CEO John Watson faces an embarrassing public reprimand this week from an Ecuadorian indigenous leader who has traveled from the rainforest to the company's annual meeting to confront top management with proof that it has gone rogue in the long-running litigation.     More »

Affected Peoples from Ecuador and Richmond Announce Growing Worldwide Coalition to Confront Chevron at Annual Shareholder Meeting

Company management to be confronted with multiple resolutions on corporate accountability, climate change, political funding and environmental protection
22 May 2015 | Amazon Watch

San Francisco, CA – On May 26th, at the headquarters of the Sierra Club, representatives of communities affected by Chevron environmental destruction and disregard for human rights will announce plans to return to Chevron's Annual Shareholders Meeting the following morning in San Ramon, CA.     More »

Chevron's Main Defense Unraveling in Ecuador Pollution Case, Says New Forensic Report

11 May 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Chevron’s claim that an Ecuador trial court judgment against it was “ghostwritten” is unraveling, according to a confidential forensic report and a separate article documenting the bombshell new evidence published by the Huffington Post.     More »

Donziger: Funder of Ecuador Pollution Case Signed False Confession to Stop Chevron's Litigation Bullying in Gibraltar

4 May 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – A London-based funder of the historic environmental lawsuit brought by Ecuadorian villagers against Chevron admitted repeatedly in recent weeks that it was planning to sign a false confession required by the oil giant as a condition of withdrawing an increasingly contentious lawsuit in Gibraltar.     More »

On Eve of Key Court Hearing, Chevron Drops Fraud Claims Against Funder of Ecuador Pollution Case

19 April 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – On the eve of an important court hearing and with its key factual evidence of "ghostwriting" firmly rebutted, Chevron has decided to drop a long-running litigation against a small funder of the Ecuador pollution lawsuit in a settlement where no money is being exchanged.     More »

More Secret Videos from Chevron Whistleblower Show Ecuadorian Villager Asking for Help Oil Giant Never Provided

A Worker Describes How Chevron Ordered Him and Others to Release Toxic Water Directly into Streams Used for Drinking and Bathing
17 April 2015 | Amazon Watch

Oakland, CA – Amazon Watch has released more secret video footage from a Chevron whistleblower today, showing an Ecuadorian villager asking for help that Chevron never provided to protect his children.     More »

Chevron's Contamination in Ecuador "Just Scratches the Surface," a New Report Finds

15 April 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Contamination left by Texaco, now Chevron, in the Ecuador rainforest five decades ago continues to harm the environment and jeopardize human health, finds a new report by a leading New Jersey-based environmental engineering firm.     More »