Campaign Updates

Shareholders Keep Pressure on Chevron

Resolutions to highlight corporate governance failure and mismanagement of $19 billion Ecuador liability

December 2012

A group of institutional investors and asset management firms plan to re-file three separate resolutions at Chevron. All three resolutions came to a vote at the 2012 Chevron annual shareholder meeting, winning significantly high support.More »


Statement of Indigenous Peoples and Nationalities of Ecuador on the Historic Day of Celebration in Sarayaku Regarding the Sentence of the Inter-American Human Rights Court

Statement of Indigenous Peoples and Nationalities of Ecuador on the Historic Day of Celebration in Sarayaku Regarding the Sentence of the Inter-American Human Rights Court

August 15, 2012

We, as the legitimate authorities and governors of our territories, reaffirm the full exercise of our constitutional collective rights that guarantee the continuity of our identity and the territorial life spaces of the Selva Viviente (Living Jungle).More »


Sarayaku to Their Allies: "Thank You"

Sarayaku to Their Allies: "Thank You"

August 2012

Amazon Watch has been proud to accompany the Kichwa indigenous people of Sarayaku. In the wake of the historic sentence coming forth from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, our colleagues in Sarayaku issued the following expression of appreciation for all the solidarity they have felt over the years.More »


Update for Chevron Investors and Shareholders

Spring 2012

Four separate resolutions have been filed related to Chevron's corporate governance issues and management of legal liabilities in Ecuador. In addition, an investor's letter to the company has a deadline of May 14th.More »


Amazon Watch's 2012 Priorities

Amazon Watch's 2012 Priorities

Spring 2012

Learn more about the biggest issues facing the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous peoples in 2012 and how Amazon Watch is focusing on them.More »


Call for Co-Filers

Resolutions at Chevron on Corporate Governance and $18 Billion Ecuador Liability

December 12, 2011

A group of institutional investors are filing three separate resolutions at Chevron over its corporate governance and management of its legal liabilities in Ecuador.More »


Declaration of the Indigenous Peoples of the World to the UNFCCC COP 17 International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change

December 2, 2011

Durban, South Africa – We, the Indigenous Peoples of the world, united in the face of the climate crisis and the lack of political will of the States, especially the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, demand the immediate adoption of legally binding agreements with shared but differentiated responsibilities, to halt global warming and to define alternative models of development in harmony with Mother Earth.More »


Appeal to Bolivian President Evo Morales: Protect the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples of TIPNIS

September 21, 2011

Tensions are rising in Bolivia, between indigenous President Evo Morales and indigenous communities of the the Isiboro Sécure National Park and Indigenous Territory, known as TIPNIS for its Spanish acronym. The Government has proposed to build a road straight through the Territory, with financing from the Brazil National Development Bank.More »


Amazon Watch Statement on the September 19th 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals Order Lifting the U.S. District Court's Injunction Barring Enforcement of Ecuadorian Court Verdict Against Chevron

September 20, 2011

Yesterday's order from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals brings the oil-ravaged indigenous and rural communities of the Ecuadorian Amazon one step closer to justice after nearly two decades of fighting to hold American oil giant Chevron accountable for the devastation it caused in their rainforest lands.More »


International Day of Action to Defend the Amazon

International Day of Action to Defend the Amazon

August 22, 2011

To all the global defenders of the Amazon who organized demonstrations and protested at Brazilian embassies and consulates around the planet: We made history on August 22nd! More »


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