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Press Releases from ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics (6 total)

Deepwater Horizon Anniversary

BP's obduracy underscores the validity of the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2010 12 months after the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico BP has obviously still not changed its way of thinking. The accountable executives, board chairman C. H. Svanberg and CEO Dudley want to get back to business as usual as soon as possible. They do their best to give the impression that the disaster has been sufficiently mastered. With

ethecon awardee Diane Wilson arrested at the BP AGM

ethecon Foundation board member detained at the presentation of the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2010 to accountable BP executives On Thursday April 14 2010, Diane Wilson/USA und Axel Köhler-Schnura were arrested/ detained in London. They had planned to castigate the executive managers and the major shareholders of the BP company by bestowing them with the International Black Planet Award and to read an Open Letter justifying the award.

Black Planet for BP - ethecon Foundation to bestow censure award

On Thursday, April 14, representatives of the ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics will present the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2010 to the BP company. The bestowal will occur in London during the first BP shareholders meeting since the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. With the bestowal of its censure prize shortly before the first anniversary of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, ethecon aims

„Radical Humanism“: Elias Bierdel awarded with the International ethecon Blu …

(Berlin) Elias Bierdel /Austria appeared overwhelmed by the presentation of this year´s international ethecon Blue Planet Award. On Saturday, November 20, almost 200 people were present at the Pfefferwerk in Berlin when the former federal minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul (SPD) gave an account of how the refugee- and human rights activist was arrested in Italy, thrown into prison and brought before a court. This was for

Blue Planet Award 2010: Former minister Wieczorek-Zeul to give laudation for ref …

In the course of the ethecon annual conference on November 20 in Berlin, the “International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2010” will be presented to the refugee- and human rights activist Elias Bierdel/Austria. The laudatory address will be given by Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, member of the federal parliament (Bundestag) and former federal minister. Elias Bierdel has become well-known as the director and chairperson of the relief organisation „Komitee Cap Anamur/Deutsche Notärzte“ (Cap Anamur/German

Bestowal of the ethecon awards for 2010: Censure for BP - Praise for Elias Bierd …

The recipients of this year's two ethecon awards have been determined: The "International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2010" will be given to the German human rights activist Elias Bierdel. The "International ethecon Black Planet Award 2010" exposes and condemns CEO Tony Hayward, the executive management und the major stockholders of BP. Since 2006 "ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics" bestows two international awads annually. A positive prize, the "Blue Planet Award"