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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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Chevron Advocate Posing as a Journalist Caught Sending Phony Emails

Here is a story worth passing along, for anyone who likes to know what is really going on behind the scenes. The folks…
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No Concessions from Chevron on Ecuador

Among the developments this week at Chevron’s raucous annual shareholder meeting—some surprising, some not so—was the oil company’s continuing refusal to settle an…
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Senate Holds Hearing on Big Oil Tax Breaks

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday on tax breaks for the nation’s top five oil companies: Chevron, Shell, ConocoPhillips, BP America,…
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Chevron, the Socially Responsible Oil Company?

When you’re a member of the Big Oil club, crowing about CSR accomplishments rings a tad hollow from an environmental and climate change…
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Chevron Slammed With $8.6 Billion for Ecuador Spill

This week saw another step towards a final resolution to an environmental drama that has been playing out in courtrooms, oilfields and indigenous…
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Ultimate Bait and Switch? Prop 26 Backers Quietly Hiding Behind Public Outcry on Prop 23

What do Philip Morris, Chevron, Anheuser-Busch, and ConocoPhillips have in common? They’re all enjoying the darkened recess in which their anti-taxpayer, anti-public health,…
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Yes Men Pranksters Strike: Environmental Groups Hijack Chevron Ad

When oil giant Chevron announced a major new ad campaign with both TV and print ads aimed at highlighting the company's sustainability efforts,…
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Chevron Set for Oil Drilling in UK’s North Sea

Chevron’s latest North Sea oil exploration project has drawn Greenpeace’s ire. Chevron believes it can find oil at a depth of almost a…

More Solar Panels for San Jose Schools

San Jose extended its commitment to renewable energy this week, with a ground breaking ceremony for a 3.7 MW solar project to be…

The Cleantech Open – A Bridge over the Valley of Death?

Ed Note: This is the second in a handful of guest posts we felt worth publishing on behalf of Chevron. Although we have…

Chevron Acts to Reclaim Contaminated Land with Sunshine

New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson announced today that Chevron’s mining subsidiary Chevron Mining, Inc. will build a one megawatt concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) solar…

The Copenhagen Communique: An Entrepreneur’s Perspective

What does the Copenhagen Communique mean to an entrepreneur? Am I being too blunt to suggest the answer is “nothing?” Entrepreneurs are focused…

Oil Firms in a Wad over Nigeria’s Energy Industry Overhaul

Nigeria’s plans for overhauling its oil and gas industry are not going over so well with, well, the oil and gas industry. At…

What Is the True Cost of Chevron?

Coalition of Environmental Groups Publishes Alternative Annual Report Describing Widespread Abuses by Chevron We’ve all seen the Chevron “Human Energy” advertisements with the…