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.


Chevron’s 2011 CSR Report Provides a (Too) Rosy Picture of the Company

Can a company really show it cares about the environment and stakeholders when its core business is oil production? I was hoping Chevron’s…

When Seeking Long-Term Profit, Consider Long-Term Environmental Risks

This last management practice category focuses on including HIP criteria in every decision-making process.

Get Ready for Forest Footprint Disclosure

If you were wondering what would be the next stop in the journey of businesses to identify their impacts and dependencies on ecosystem…

Shareholders Press Oil & Gas Companies on Fracking

Investor groups, coordinated by Ceres, announced they've filed shareholder resolutions with Exxon-Mobil, Chevron, Chesapeake Energy, ConocoPhillips and 14 other oil and gas companies,…

Oil Companies are Actually Planning for Climate Change

Oil companies are developing climate change adaptation strategies, although not so long ago they funded climate change denial campaigns.

Let’s Start by Getting Rid of Oil Subsidies

How can the US government possibly consider taxing carbon when they’re still subsidizing oil? Isn’t this an obvious contradiction?

Chevron Makes Use Of Solar Energy to Recover Oil

When you think of solar energy, it’s likely that you imagine a clean and renewable power source; something that goes towards getting us…

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…

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…

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,…

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,…

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…