abusesaffiliationarrow-downarrow-leftarrow-rightarrow-upattack-typeburgerchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-upClock iconclosedeletedevelopment-povertydiscriminationdollardownloademailenvironmentexternal-linkfacebookfiltergenderglobegroupshealthC4067174-3DD9-4B9E-AD64-284FDAAE6338@1xinformation-outlineinformationinstagraminvestment-trade-globalisationissueslabourlanguagesShapeCombined Shapeline, chart, up, arrow, graphLinkedInlocationmap-pinminusnewsorganisationotheroverviewpluspreviewArtboard 185profilerefreshIconnewssearchsecurityPathStock downStock steadyStock uptagticktooltiptwitteruniversalityweb

Diese Seite ist nicht auf Deutsch verfügbar und wird angezeigt auf English


22 Feb 2011

Tim Padgett, Stephan Küffner, Time [USA]

Chevron v. Ecuador: Will the Plaintiffs Get Paid?

[The] Amazonian plaintiffs aren't likely to collect anything inside Ecuador, where Chevron has no operations…[T]hey'll have to pursue Chevron's assets in courts in other countries, which also could take years… [M]any are starting to ask an obvious question: Isn't it time for both sides to think again about settling this thing out of court?...[S]houldn't Chevron realize that the Ecuador effluence is an albatross it would do better to get rid of — if not for $9 billion, then somewhere closer to $5 billion?…Karen Hinton, a… spokeswoman for the plaintiffs: "We have always been open to a just and fair settlement that provides complete remediation for the contamination.” Chevron says a demand of "complete remediation" isn't rhetoric conducive to settlement... [also refers to Texaco (part of Chevron), Petroecuador]