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Just One-Fifth Of Goldman Sachs Execs Are Women

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Around 21 percent of U.S. executives or senior officials at Goldman Sachs Group Inc are women, according to statistics published Thursday as part of the bank's annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report. That percentage is below the 29 percent national average of senior officials in U.S. Show More Summary

Goldman says 21 percent of its U.S. senior ranks are women

By Olivia Oran (Reuters) - Around 21 percent of U.S. executives or senior officials at Goldman Sachs Group Inc are women, according to statistics published Thursday as part of the bank's annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report. Show More Summary

Here's what Goldman Sachs' US workforce looks like

Goldman Sachs just published its 2015 Environmental, Social and Governance Report. The interactive webpage has lots of stuff on what Goldman is doing in various areas, and we're going through it right now. First up, though, this caught our eye. Show More Summary

20-Year-Old Destiny Watford Fights Air Pollution, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

It's easy to get discouraged by the obstacles looming on the environmental landscape. However, the annual Goldman Environmental Prize recipients remind us of the power of the individual to make a difference. (Tragically, the 2015 winner...Show More Summary

Destiny Watford Fights Air Pollution, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Watford pronounced to the audience during her acceptance speech, “It isn’t the fate of our community -- or our planet -- to be a dumping ground.”

In the Crosshairs of Development

Berta Cáceres, 1971-2016 (Goldman Environmental Prize) When we learned that Berta Cáceres, a leader of the indigenous Lenca people, was murdered in Honduras, we were shocked but not surprised. A violent death is the all-too-frequentShow More Summary

Why We Need to Stand United Against Governments Cracking Down on Dissent

Last month, after receiving threats for opposing a hydroelectric project, Berta Caceres, a Honduran indigenous and environmental rights campaigner, was murdered. A former winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize for her opposition to one of Central America's biggest hydropower projects, Berta was shot dead in her own home. Show More Summary

Why We Need to Stand United Against Governments Cracking Down on Dissent

Last month, after receiving threats for opposing a hydroelectric project, Berta Caceres, a Honduran indigenous and environmental rights campaigner, was murdered. A former winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize for her opposition to one of Central America's biggest hydropower projects, Berta was shot dead in her own home. Show More Summary

Peruvian indigenous activist wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Máxima Acuña and her family had been living on their little plot of land in the Peruvian highlands for 17 years when the men from the mining company first came to her door. They demanded that she, her husband and children leave their land so they could turn the Laguna Azul, a lake near her home, into a waste […]

Open thread for night owls. Destiny Watford and what she did to merit a Goldman Environment Prize

I took note of the six recipients of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday. Aura Bogado at Grist has interviewed Destiny Watford, the only American who received one of the prizes this year, which are divvied up with geographical and other diversities in mind. Show More Summary

In Many Parts Of The World, Fighting For The Environment Can Be A Deadly Profession

Máxima Acuña, winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize—a global award for grassroots environmental activism—is constantly looking over her shoulder. "These companies are very powerful. I know that the same thing could happen to...Show More Summary

2016 Goldman Environmental Awards announced under shadow of murder of 2015 recipient, Berta Cáceres

The  Goldman Environmental Foundation  announced Monday the six recipients of its annual Goldman Environmental Prize, the largest eco-related prize in the world. The prize, established in 1989 by the late civic philanthropists  Richard...Show More Summary

Winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize battles a huge mining corporation

It's an unlikely match between a 47-year-old Peruvian subsistence farmer and a giant American mining corporation, and yet the former is winning the battle.

Want to support indigenous land rights? Keep talking about the people fighting for them.

Máxima Acuña, winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize, put her life on the line to block plans for a gold mine on her property.

Goldman Prize For Six Bottom-Up Environmental Leaders

A big award honors and supports activists working at the local level on big environmental problems.

Berta Cáceres, winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, was murdered in Honduras

The world mourns the loss of Berta Cáceres, an Indigenous woman who peacefully yet persistently resisted the destruction of waterways in Honduras for mining projects.

Who Killed Berta Cáceres?

Berta Cáceres (Goldman Environmental Prize) In the early morning hours of March 3, our long-time partner and friend Berta Cáceres was murdered in her home town in Honduras. In the past few weeks, the leader of the indigenous Lenca people...Show More Summary

Berta Cáceres, Honduran Indigenous and Environmental Rights Activist, Assassinated

Berta Cáceres, an Indigenous Honduran woman who won the Goldman Environmental Prize for her grassroots organizing against the Agua Zarca Dam in Rio Blanco, was assassinated in her home last night (March 3). A woman of the indigenous Lenca people, you could say that Cáceres was born to be an activist. Her mother was a midwife […]

Berta Cáceres, Indigenous Activist, Is Killed in Honduras

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Ms. Cáceres, a winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, had led a decade-long fight against a proposal to build the Agua Zarca Dam.

Gunmen murder Honduran environmentalist leader

Berta Caceres, who won the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, has been shot dead at her home in the town of La Esperanza.

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