Posts Tagged with "corporate responsibility"

Fed Up With Cargill, We’re Taking Our Demands To Its Customers

Monday, September 9, 2013

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Fed Up With Cargill, We’re Taking Our Demands To Its Customers

It has begun! I’m here in Minnesota today to kick off The Power Is In Your Palm Tour, a traveling roadshow that will visit a dozen of the Snack Food 20—companies using conflict palm oil in their popular snack food products—at their US headquarters. I’ll be working with the dedicated activists on the Palm Oil [...]

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Greenwash This: Dumping 500 lbs of Coal at Bank of America

Friday, June 22, 2012

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Greenwash This: Dumping 500 lbs of Coal at Bank of America

This week, top Bank of America brass are in Rio for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, shilling for the bank’s green image. Bank representatives are using the Rio +20 conference as a platform to highlight the bank’s recently announced environmental initiative, a half-hearted commitment intended to demonstrate “Bank of America’s legacy of leadership in [...]

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Speaking Truth to the Powers-That-Be at Chevron

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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Speaking Truth to the Powers-That-Be at Chevron

This morning, some of the most powerful global voices calling for environmental justice gathered in our office for a press conference to tell the world why they’re attending Chevron’s shareholder meeting tomorrow in San Ramon. Labor and community leaders from Brazil, Ecuador, Nigeria, Angola, California and Texas revealed the true cost of Chevron’s operations in [...]

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Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR

Now that Chevron has been found guilty — again — for intentionally dumping a massive amount of toxic oil waste in the Ecuadorean Amazon, the company has become increasingly desperate to explain its refusal to take responsibility. But then, Chevron’s spokespeople have never been afraid to make absurd excuses for why their company puts profits [...]

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A Brief History Of Chevron’s Shameless Response To Its Toxic Mess In Ecuador

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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A Brief History Of Chevron’s Shameless Response To Its Toxic Mess In Ecuador

As detailed in our video, “Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR” (view it below), Chevron will say anything to evade its responsibility to clean up its toxic mess in Ecuador. The company has tried just about every dirty trick it could come up with, too. Chevron’s immediate response to the decision in Ecuador was to [...]

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Chevron “In a League of Its Own” When It Comes To Pollution and Corporate Irresponsibility

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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Chevron “In a League of Its Own” When It Comes To Pollution and Corporate Irresponsibility

We’re very focused on Chevron’s environmental pollution and human rights abuses down in Ecuador here at RAN, but it’s important to remember that Chevron is a multinational corporation that has had a similarly devastating impact on communities around the world. The Guardian recently posted a blog entitled “Why Chevron’s lawyers must be among the busiest [...]

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