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Victory: Chevron Announces Plans to Withdraw from Coal Operations By Year’s End!

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 2nd February, 2011 | No Comments

chevron_ad_wyomingIn the world of organizing against Big Oil, victories often seem far too rare. Thus, when they do occur, we must mark them, celebrate them, and ensure that they stick.

Unique Gift Helps End Dirty Energy

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, For Our Members on 9th December, 2010 | No Comments

dirtyenergyMonths ago, with the holidays on the horizon, a team of us here at Global Exchange had a brainstorming session focused on our gift memberships. Our goal: figure out a way to offer new Global Exchange members this holiday season a little something extra beyond the standard membership benefits, in exchange for their support. Here’s what we came up with for those who want to help end dirty energy:

Wall Street Journal Picks Up Chevron Protest Story & Pivots

Posted by in People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonA follow-up article on Antonia Juhasz’s arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.

Chevron Throws Book at Shareholder Activist (Me)

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonAntonia Juhasz responds to the MarketWatch article on her arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.

Is Chevron One Step Closer to “Doing Some Good” in Turkmenistan?

Posted by in World News & Events on 19th August, 2010 | No Comments

4643135470_aa5aceef28Earlier this week, the President of Turkmenistan announced a short list of companies from whom his country will accept proposals to develop two offshore blocks in the Caspian Sea.[i] Since President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov came to power nearly four years ago, Turkmenistan’s vast hydrocarbon reserves have been the source of intense lobbying by petroleum giants from around the globe. The efforts of four of these companies were rewarded, in part, this week. Not unexpectedly, Chevron is among the shortlisted companies, joined by ConocoPhilips, Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co. and newcomer TX Oil Limited, chaired by Neil Bush, son of US President George H.W. Bush.

Chevron’s Disdain for Human Rights Will Bring Political and Financial Costs

Posted by in Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 11th June, 2010 | No Comments

4640317558_88beeb08d6Through a series of long term regulatory and policy battles we will make it increasingly costly for companies such as Chevron to operate with impunity and simultaneously make renewable alternatives more attractive to investors, the ultimate objective being to bring the power of energy production back into the hands of the people.

Welcome to the Global Exchange Chevron Program Blog!

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 1st March, 2010 | No Comments

grpphotochevronprotestA big heartfelt welcome to you! Thanks for finding your way to this blog. Chevron is one of the world’s most powerful corporations, it is also the target of one of the most organized resistance movements in the world. Global Exchange is a proud member of this movement. By expanding, strengthening, and highlighting this movement,

From The Chevron Program: Chevron Could Close Richmond Refinery

Posted by in Community Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 19th January, 2010 | No Comments

NOTE – in February, The Chevron Program at Global Exchange will launch The Chevron Program blog. Today, Chevron announced that it is shrinking its refining business, including laying off workers. It did not say where or which refinery or refineries would be affected. It will announce the change in March. Over the past several weeks, […]

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