Category Archive for: UDAPT job

Open letter to Chevron shareholders about voting at Annual General Meeting 2018 on Item 8 and Item 10

Dear shareholders, On behalf of the Union of People Affected by Chevron-Texaco – UDAPT[i], we reach out to you in view of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Stockholders of Chevron Corporation to bring to your attention the Stockholder Proposals regarding Independent Chairman and Special Meetings (Proposal 8 and Proposal 10 on the Proxy Card).…

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Canadian Court Denies UDAPT Request for Chevron Canada to Respond for Environmental Crime in Ecuador. Affected Ecuadorians Appeal before the Supreme Court

Quito, May 23, 2018. – Through a ruling issued today, the Court of Ontario dismissed the evidence presented by the affected Ecuadorians to link the capitals of Chevron Canada and Chevron Corporation. The decision of this Court will be appealed before the Supreme Court. This decision of the Toronto Court is given more than a…

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Farmers and Indigenous Territories affected by oil contamination today. Discover the georeferenced map

The Union of the people Affected by Texaco, today May 21, publishes the map in which the communities affected by the oil company in the Ecuadorian Amazon are georeferenced. The map shows the existence of affected people and, as a consequence, the legitimacy of the organization that, for more than 24 years, has carried out…

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Stages of the Chevron Case

On November 3, 1993, 75 people, including settler-farmers and indigenous people of the Cofan, Secoya and Kichwa nationalities from the Orellana and Sucumbios provinces, filed a class-action lawsuit against the oil company Texaco in the Southern District Court of New York. They accused the company of polluting the environment and affecting public health due to…

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For women’s lives: get out, transnationals!

We, women gathered here – peasants, riverine women, extractivists, indigenous women, quilombolas, landless women and women affected by dams and mega-projects – have been daily denouncing – through worldwide actions, and especially on March 8 – about the extreme gravity of the situation of the violation of our rights. We denounce the overexploitation of our…

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Ontario Court gives a Green Light to continue there the Chevron Case

The Court of Appeal for Ontario decides against Chevron’s million dollar demand for security – a Chevron tactic to derail the plaintiffs’ litigation Quito, 31st of October 2017.- The decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario gives Ecuadorians the opportunity to continue their legal action to enforce the judgement against Chevron Corporation without providing…

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THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY CHEVRON DISTRUST THE BRAZILIAN JUSTICE SYSTEM AND ANNOUNCE THE WITHDRAWAL OF THEIR ENFORCEMENT ACTION IN THE COUNTRY

September 20, 2017. –The Union of People Affected by Chevron-Texaco (UDAPT) report that it has decided to withdraw their Exequatur action, which has sought to enforce the Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron, in Brazil. During a press conference led by the leaders of UDAPT, the Executive Coordinator of the association Willian Lucitante explained that the decision…

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THE ECUADORIAN GOVERNMENT THREATS TO NEGOTIATE WITH CHEVRON ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE AFFECTED

The people affected by Chevron adopt legal actions to preserve the case. They inform that Lenín Moreno cannot interfere with justice and negotiate a private judgement. They emphasize that this lawsuit has passed eight Administrations. Quito, September 18, 2017.- The Union of People Affected by Texaco in Ecuador (UDAPT), insists that the Ecuadorian Government does…

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THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY CHEVRON HOPE THAT THE OIL COMPANY’S NEW CEO WILL BRING ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICT TO AN END

Quito, August 23, 2017.- With the resignation of Chevron Corp. CEO John Watson, the Executive Coordinator of the Union of the People Affected by Chevron-Texaco (UDAPT) in Ecuador William Lucitante has expressed his hope that Watson’s successor will act responsibly and put an end to the human rights conflict. The oil company has been sentenced…

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Invisible harms, invisible profits: a theory of the incentive to contaminate

  A partir de una investigación realizada en la Amazonía ecuatoriana, este artículo busca reelaborar el problema de la contaminación industrial. Las teorías críticas sobre el tema de la contaminación la entienden como un efecto secundario de un problema más grande del sistema capitalista. Esas teorías explican la omnipresencia del problema, a través de: (1)…

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