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Chevron warns it could face climate change lawsuits & regulations could render future oil drilling "economically infeasible"
Author: Ian Johnston, Independent (UK)
3 Mar 2017...
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Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Limited (CHRB Ltd)
The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report was released 13 Mar 17....
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Ecuadorian plaintiffs in lawsuit against Chevron over oil pollution plan to appeal in Canadian court
Author: Alex Robinson, Law Times (Canada)
"Plaintiffs plan to appeal Chevron decision", 13 Feb 2017...
US court grants discovery request of Cambodians seeking access to surveillance video from Chevron that may aid cases related to the killing of activist Kem Ley
Author: Jonathan Kaiman, Los Angeles Times
"A human rights activist is slain in Cambodia, and the mystery leads all the way to California", 10 Feb 2017...
Chevron response & statement on repeal of transparency regulations under US Dodd-Frank Act section 1504
Chevron’s long-standing commitment to promoting revenue transparency is best represented through our leadership in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). We support the disclosure of revenues received by governments and payments...
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Publish What You Pay urges oil, gas & mining firms to support US law on disclosure of payments to govts. - statements of support by 13 firms
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited 30 companies to respond to an open letter by Publish What You Pay coalitions and several of their member NGOs. The letter urges the 30 companies to issue statements in support of disclosure by...
Interview: Lawyer for Ecuadorian community in lawsuit against Chevron over oil pollution explains Canadian court's ruling & next steps
Author: Joe Emersberger, TeleSUR (Venezuela)
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Author: The New York Times
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Investors urge Chevron to refrain from doing business with abusive govts. amid persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar
We invited Chevron to respond to the shareholder resolution and press release; its response is below.