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Chevron: CSR & Sustainability News

Chevron is an American multinational energy corporation headquartered in San Ramon, California, United States and active in more than 180 countries. It is engaged in every aspect of the oil, gas, and geothermal energy industries, including exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world’s six “supermajor” oil companies. For the past five years, Chevron has been continuously ranked as one of America’s 5 largest corporations by Fortune 500. In 2011 it was named the 16th largest public company in the world by Forbes Global 2000.

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3p Weekend: Six Oddest Corporate Mission Statements

Even the most nefarious corporation thinks highly of itself. After all, it is adding value for someone, somewhere -- even if its operations…
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Chevron Called to Carpet for Trying to Buy Local Election

Ahead of Chevron's shareholder meeting on May 27, community members from Richmond, California, delivered over 100,000 petition signatures in support of a shareholder…
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Mushrooms to the Rescue in the Ecuadorian Amazon

The Sucumbíos province of northeast Ecuador is home to nearly a thousand toxic waste pits. And it is here that a group called…
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Shareholders to Chevron: Bar All Political Contributions

With progressives solidly in charge of Richmond, California's mayoral office, environmentalists are calling for changes at Chevron Corp., the owner of the city's…
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Chevron Tries to Buy Local City Election

Chevron is heavily invested in creating a business-friendly environment in the town where it was responsible for a massive explosion in 2012.
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National Organization of Woman Accused of Quid Pro Quo in Chevron Case

Coincidentally, just months after Chevron donated a million bucks to the National Organization of Women, the legal arm of NOW filed a legal…
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A West Coast Perspective On Sustainability

Sustainability consultant Andrew Wilson of Corporate Citizenship finds that businesses in San Francisco are ahead of the curve when it comes to corporate…
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CDP Connects Climate Action and Financial Results

The CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is good news for those who see a financial…
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Poll Clears Up Misconceptions: People of Color Concerned About Climate Change

Despite the long-standing environmental justice movement, the misconception that people of color don’t care about environmental issues remains. But a new poll commissioned…
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PR Firms Take a Stand on Climate Change

A number of the largest PR firms came out, in response to surveys administered by the Guardian and the Climate Investigations Centre, and…
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Tax-Advantaged U.S. Oil and Gas Companies Reap Huge Gains

U.S.-based oil and gas companies are reaping huge gains, thanks to advantages built into the federal tax code unavailable to other types of…
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Investors Pressure Oil Companies to Disclose Carbon Asset Risk

The jury might still be out on when the world will run out of oil, but the rising human and economic costs associated…
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How to Write a Great Corporate Social Responsibility Report

CSR Tips: 5 Things You MUST Know to write a great Corporate Social Responsibility Report report.
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Chevron to Seize Private Data from American Activists and Journalists

Add Chevron to the list of organizations groping through Americans’ personal email metadata. And the reason appears largely retaliatory for testifying against them…
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ExxonMobil Shareholders Defeat LGBT Discrimination Protection Again

For the 14th time, ExxonMobil’s shareholders voted against a proposal to ban LGBT discrimination.