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ARBITRAL AWARD IS INAPPLICABLE TO ECUADORIAN PLAINTIFFS

Lago Agrio, September 10, 2018.- Once the arbitration award regarding the lawsuit that the oil company Chevron pursued against the Ecuadorian State – known as Chevron III – has been made public, members of the UDAPT stated that it is not the first time this Arbitral Tribunal issues rulings that cannot be complied with, in…

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LETTER OF SUPPORT BY ADOLFO PÉREZ ESQUIVEL FOR THE UNION OF AFFECTED BY TEXACO

Buenos Aires, 1 August 2018 To Whom it may concern Fighting for justice represents an enormous effort for the people, especially the indigenous, poor and underdeveloped countries, subjected to the great pressures exerted on them by transnationals, states and the political and economic powers. But there are invaluable examples, which pave the way and smooth…

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MESSAGE TO THE PUBLIC OPINION

My name is Pablo Fajardo Mendoza. I am the lawyer who legally represents the plaintiffs of the Ecuadorian Amazon in the litigation that has been running for 25 years against the oil company Chevron Corporation. As known publicly, since May 30, 2012, we have been conducting an enforcement action – or action of homologation of…

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CONSTITUTIONAL COURT DENIED THE PROTECTIVE EXTRAORDINARY ACTION REQUESTED BY CHEVRON CORPORATED.

The Constitutional Court of Ecuador has notified the parties of the decision to deny Chevron’s request for protection. This action was aimed at avoiding the payment of the sentence imposed by the Ecuadorian Courts of Justice, and thus evading his legal responsibility for the repair of the contaminated areas. Yesterday afternoon, by means of a…

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NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW. A CALL TO ACTION FROM THE ECUADORIAN INDIGENOUS PEOPLE TO SUPPORT THEIR FIGHT AGAINST CORPORATE IMPUNITY

QUITO, June 18th, 2018. Ecuadorian indigenous people were ordered to pay 350.000 Canadian dollars if they want to file an appeal before the Canadian Supreme Court. The Amazonians want to enforce an Ecuadorian judgment ordering Chevron to repair one of the greatest environmental pollution case in the world – caused by deliberate and negligent operation…

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ECUADOR LAWSUIT CONTINUES TO BE DEBATED BY SHAREHOLDERS OF CHEVRON – TEXACO

New CEO of Chevron Michael Wirth continues with the policy of the former top manager John Watson, aiming at avoiding any responsibility in relation to the legal case that the UDAPT has been carrying out against the oil company for 25 years. However, pressure from the company investors is growing: today, 34% of shareholders supported…

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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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CALL OF THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY TEXACO TO CHEVRON’S SHAREHOLDERS

CALL OF THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY TEXACO TO CHEVRON’S SHAREHOLDERS   On the occasion of the 21st of May, we, the Union of People affected by Chevron-Texaco, representing 30 000 peasants and indigenous belonging to six communities (Ai’Cofan, Kichwa, Huarani, Shuar, Siekopai, and Siona), write to you in the hope that you will hear us…

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