Posts Tagged with "John Watson"

It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s A Challenge To Chevron CEO To Take Responsibility For Toxic Mess In Ecuador!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

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It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s A Challenge To Chevron CEO To Take Responsibility For Toxic Mess In Ecuador!

Spectators at the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament in Thousands Oaks, CA today gazed up in curiosity as a plane flew overhead. “It’s a bird!” Someone said. “It’s a plane!” Someone else corrected. “It’s a challenge to Chevron CEO John Watson to finally take responsibility for his company’s toxic mess in Ecuador!” The crowd suddenly [...]

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Chevron Responds To Human Suffering With Cowardly Evasions and Duplicitous Attacks

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Chevron Responds To Human Suffering With Cowardly Evasions and Duplicitous Attacks

Last week three courageous Ecuadoreans traveled from the Amazon to Chevron’s shareholder meeting in San Ramon, CA to take their calls for justice directly to the company’s management, board, and shareholders. Even I was shocked by Chevron’s callousness and disregard for the human suffering caused by its business operations. I wrote a post last Wednesday [...]

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The Raging Grannies Show a Reporter from China What Free Speech Means in America

Friday, January 28, 2011

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The Raging Grannies Show a Reporter from China What Free Speech Means in America

The Change Chevron team recently went down to Lafayette, CA to congratulate Chevron CEO John Watson on his company’s induction into the Corporate Hall of Shame, and the Bay Area chapter of the Raging Grannies rolled with us. Granny Ruth filed this report about how the group of elderly activists was questioned by police while [...]

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Seems Like Chevron Can’t Take the Heat

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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Seems Like Chevron Can’t Take the Heat

Yesterday we asked you to call Chevron CEO John Watson and “congratulate” him, as it had just been announced that Chevron had been inducted into Corporate Accountability International’s “Corporate Hall of Shame.” Hundreds of folks made the call, only to discover that the phone number for Watson’s office was quickly diverted to a pre-recorded message [...]

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Congratulations to John Watson on His Shameful First Year as Chevron CEO!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Congratulations to John Watson on His Shameful First Year as Chevron CEO!

Guess who just got inducted into the Corporate Hall of Shame? Well, yeah, Monsanto and BP, obviously. No one likes those guys. But Chevron is pretty darn unpopular too, what with all those billions of gallons of oil pollution that the company won’t take responsibility for still lying in the Ecuadorean Amazon and poisoning thousands [...]

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Activists Derail Business School Q&A With Chevron CEO John Watson

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Change Chevron activist Josh Kahn Russell holds a banner reading “Energy shouldn’t cost lives” while Chevron CEO John Watson flees up a staircase (Watson is on the top left). Chevron CEO John Watson was invited to speak about “The Energy Economy” at the University of Chicago, his alma mater, this morning. The event provided audience [...]

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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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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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