Posts Tagged with "ChangeChevron"

Designing For Good (Not Evil)

Friday, December 3, 2010

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When talking about activism and social change, design is not always one of the first words that come to mind. But maybe it should be. It is critical that we as designers understand the weight of our social impact. We have the power to communicate clear, accurate, useful messages that reach and inform millions—or we [...]

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Top 10 Ways To Celebrate World Rainforest Week

Monday, October 18, 2010

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Happy World Rainforest Week! How will YOU celebrate rainforests from October 17-24? Please add your ideas, activities, and commitments as a comment to this blog to keep our thoughts and actions fresh with new ways to think global and act local. Here are some ideas from our staff, friends, and activist like YOU about how [...]

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When Will Chevon Do The Right Thing In Ecuador?

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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This morning the Change Chevron Campaign made a visit to the Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Citizen Conference. The reason for our visit was that Chevron’s General Manager of Corporate Public Policy, Gary Fisher, was speaking at a plenary session on “partnership.” Mr. Fisher was predictably sent by Chevron to parade around their public partnerships and [...]

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Double Trouble: Chevron’s Ecuador Gameplan Slowly Unravels

Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Crossposted from Daily Kos In the last two days Chevron has been hit with two developments that will surely produce lasting doubts to the legality and authenticity of Chevron’s actions in what is being called the world’s largest environmental lawsuit. Chevron has been involved in the $27.3 billion for the last 17 years. The breathtaking [...]

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Chevron Gets Sloppy: Longtime Strategy of Using Courts as PR Platform Exposed

Friday, August 13, 2010

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Chevron has a playbook, a playbook they use to silence critics, dodge legal liability, create illusions of pollution clean-up, buy favorable media (or attempt to), and disempower communities, to name just a few. One of Chevron’s most tired tactics is that of masquerading public relations stunts as court claims. Chevron to their credit is very [...]

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Emergildo’s Story

Friday, March 5, 2010

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This past week, Emergildo Criollo, an Indigenous Ecuador leader of the Cofan people traveled 3,000 miles from his home in the Amazon rainforest to California. He came to California to share his story and ask for support in getting one of the world’s largest oil companies (Chevron) to clean up one of the largest environmental [...]

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CA Lawmakers Want to Help Make Chevron Clean Up Ecuador

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Last night, Emergildo Criollo, the Indigenous leader from Ecuador, met with California legislators and asked for their support in the 16+ year campaign to demand Chevron remediate massive oil contamination affecting over 30,000 people. Along with supporters from Amazon Watch and Rainforest Action Network, Emergildo spoke with lawmakers about the impact of California’s largest company [...]

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Chevron Lies, People Die.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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In today’s “Chevron is a dirty liar” news: The oil giant pulls another dirty PR trick and lies to avoid paying $27 billion to clean up their toxic legacy in Ecuador. For years, the people of Ecuador have been trying to get Chevron to clean up the billions of gallons of toxic waste and unlined [...]

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Chevron presents: Nigerian Film Festival?

Monday, February 8, 2010

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Ok so you may or may not know, but Nigeria has a crazy huge film industry. In fact it’s third in the world after Hollywood and India’s Bollywood scene. In fact, its been named Nollywood as its very similar. Well last week I attended the first film in the Nigerian Film Series that the Smithsonian [...]

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150,000 (and counting) want to Change Chevron!

Friday, February 5, 2010

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Thanks to a big push from Avaaz yesterday, there are now over 150,000 people who have signed a petition telling Chevron’s new CEO John Watson to clean up the oil giant’s toxic legacy in Ecuador, and around the globe. It is undeniable that the world wants to change Chevron. People from all over the globe [...]

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