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  • 20 Sep 2016- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada The latest round of court proceedings in the ongoing compensation battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron commenced last week in Ontario, Canada. Approximately 30,000 Ecuadorians are trying to collect on a $9.5 billion
  • 8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Ontario, Canada Canada’s Supreme Court on September 4th ruled that a group of Ecuadorian villagers can sue US oil giant Chevron in Canada as part of their effort to collect a $9.5 billion USD judgment for environmental damage in the Amazon
  • 23 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States Ethiopia’s $4.2 billion USD, 6,000-megawatt Grand Renaissance Dam project offers an opportunity for cooperation among Eastern Nile Basin countries, according to a report released this week by the Massachusetts Institute of
  • 22 Feb 2013- 09:36 by Local Press Report BOSTON Seeking Alpha The report, Global Mining Industry: Water Scarcity to Raise Capex and Operating Costs, Heighten Operational Risks, comes as more miners venture further afield, often to some of the most parched places on the planet, in search of new
  • Although investors and businesses have always had to contend with climatic variations and extreme weather conditions, climate change’s increased physical effects-- “more frequent and intense” conditions-- will require improved management and increased disclosure, according to a new report.
  • 31 Oct 2011- 21:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Global water supply issues are creating risks for both companies and their investors, according to a new report and water risk tool released in late October by Ceres, a coalition of investors, environmental organizations and
  • 3 Mar 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Most companies operating in water-intensive sectors including utilities and computer-chip makers are failing to provide investors with enough information on water-related risks. Also, investors have almost no idea how their
  • 3 Mar 2010- 13:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Most companies operating in water-intensive sectors including utilities and computer-chip makers are failing to provide investors with enough information on water-related risks. Also, investors have almost no idea how their
  • 1 Mar 2010- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Most companies operating in water-intensive sectors including utilities and computer-chip makers are failing to provide investors with enough information on water-related risks. Also, investors have almost no idea how their
  • 1 Mar 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Most companies operating in water-intensive sectors including utilities and computer-chip makers are failing to provide investors with enough information on water-related risks. Also, investors have almost no idea how their
  • 24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Global corporations have been urged to cut water use in their businesses to bring down long-term financial risks, as supplies around the world dry up from overuse and the impacts of climate change. Water scarcity is exacerbated
  • 18 Mar 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Global corporations have been urged to cut water use in their businesses to bring down long-term financial risks, as supplies around the world dry up from overuse and the impacts of climate change. Water scarcity is exacerbated
  • 16 Mar 2009- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Global corporations have been urged to cut water use in their businesses to bring down long-term financial risks, as supplies around the world dry up from overuse and the impacts of climate change. Water scarcity is exacerbated
  • 16 Mar 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOSTON, MA Global corporations have been urged to cut water use in their businesses to bring down long-term financial risks, as supplies around the world dry up from overuse and the impacts of climate change. Water scarcity is exacerbated
  • 3 Sep 2007- 00:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, California, EXETER — Water sector contractor Waterman Industries has formed a joint venture with Toronto-based Bisan to increase sales in the Middle East. After a 2004 bankruptcy, Waterman has rebuilt itself to renew expansion in the