21.09.2015
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ethecon Blue Planet Award 2014/2015: Efforts for the Blue Planet
ethecon honours the Sudan activist Tomo Križnar and shames the manager and major shareholders of DOW CHEMICAL / Public ceremony of awarding the ethecon awards and presentation „Stop FRONTEX!“
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Media information 15-09-21
Justification International ethecon Black Planet Award 2014/2015
Andrew N. Liveris (CEO) and James M. Ringler (Member of the Board) as well as major shareholders of DOW CHEMICAL Company (USA) are named and shamed with the negative 2014/2015 International ethecon Black Planet Award.
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Media information 15-07-07
DOW CHEMICAL & Bhopal / ethecon activist travels to India
The Board of Directors and major shareholders of DOW CHEMICAL have been nominated for the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2014/2015. I.a. for the crimes in Bhopal/India, which hundreds of thousands fell victim to, in 1984. ethecon activist Anabel Schnura travels to Bhopal as a volunteer on July 8, 2015, where she will stay for at least three months to help take care of the victims. She is going to justify the Black Planet Award nomination on site, and she has an Open Letter in her luggage exposing the prize winners to international criticism.
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Media information 15-07-03
Tomo Križnar Will Be Honoured by the EU
The activist for peace and human rights Tomo Križnar will be honoured twofold for his commitment in Sudan. He will be awarded the European Citizen‚s Prize 2015 of the EU-parliament; furthermore he is nominated for the International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2014/2015. The designer of the ethecon Blue Planet Award and a representative of ethecon will visit him in Slovenia this coming Saturday.
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May 14, 2014
Counter-motions at the general meeting of the DEUTSCHE BANK
ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics has filed five counterproposals for discussion at the general meeting of the DEUTSCHE BANK on May 22, 2014. ethecon is acting in alliance with the Association of Critical Shareholders, Oxfam, urgewald, Facing Finance and Action Outcry/Pax Christi. The counterproposals are based on the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2013 presented last November.
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November 17, 2013
„Apalled, encouraged and inspired“
Holocaust survivor Esther Bejanaro was honoured with the International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2013 – Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen of DEUTSCHE BANK were reviled with the International Black Planet Award 2013...
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September 21, 2013
ethecon Awards 2013:
Ceremony & Insult & Concert

On the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21, 2013, ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics announced this year‘s recipients of the two international ethecon prizes. The Blue Planet Award 2013 honours the Holocaust survivor Esther Bejarano. The 2013 Black Planet Award reviles the managers and major shareholders of the DEUTSCHE BANK. The prizes will be awarded on Nov. 16 in Berlin...
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July 3, 2013
Protest action against Guantanamo: ethecon-Prize laureate Diane Wilson climbs over the fence of the White House
The first International ethecon Blue Planet awardee and co-founder of the organization „Code Pink - Women for Peace“, environmental and political activist Diane Wilson, has climbed over the White House fence after 57 days on hunger strike to urge President Obama to close the prison camp at Guantanamo and end U.S. torture...
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May 15, 2013
Black Planet Award: Presentation of negative award to GLENCORE directors
This Thursday (16th May) ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics is presenting the foundation‚s negative award, the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2012, to Ivan Glasenberg, Simon Murray and Tony Hayward as well as major shareholders of the Swiss commodity corporation GLENCORE...
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March 20, 2013
Fukushima demands: Nuclear phase-out immediately! Worldwide! - Statement by the Trustees of the ethecon Foundation
At its Board meeting on March 16, the ethecon - Foundation for Ethics & Economics sharply criticized the nuclear industry. This industry steps all over ethics and morality for the sake of profits...
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March 12, 2013
No end to the disaster - Second anniversary of the super-meltdown at Fukushima
Two years after the nuclear disaster occurred on the northeastern coast of Japan, it is clear that there have been no serious consequences for the operating concern, TEPCO. There are no criminal penalties. On the contrary...
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February 8, 2013
Naming the names of those responsible - Call for the nomination of ethecon winners 2013
ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics encourages the submission of proposals for winners of this year´s two International ethecon Awards...
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November 18, 2012
“It is a mass murder” - International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2012 for Jean Ziegler
ethecon´s founding donor Axel Köhler-Schnura and the photography artist Katharina Mayer presented Prof Jean Ziegler with the 2012 Blue Planet Award in Berlin on November 17th...
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November 6, 2012
ethecon launches new campaign: Stop exploitation of prisoners!
Inspired by the work of the International ethecon Blue Planet Award winner of 2011, the American civil and human rights activist Angela Davis, ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics opposes the ever increasing exploitation of prisoners...
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September 3, 2012
ethecon Awards 2012: Honorary Award for Responsibility to Planet goes to Jean Ziegler - The negative award goes to Ivan Glasenberg, Simon Murray and Tony Hayward of the transnational commodities corporation GLENCORE
On International Peace Day 2012 (September 1), ethecon - Foundation Ethics & Economics announced this year´s recipient of the two international ethecon prizes. The International ethecon 2012 Blue Planet Award honors Prof. Jean Ziegler...
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July 6, 2012
“Nothing learnt from the Disaster” - ethecon condemns restart of Japanese Oi nuclear power station
Since Thursday, July 5th, Japan generates nuclear electricity again. Now the Oi nuclear power station went back to the national grid after all of the country’s 50 atomic power stations were turned off for a period of two months. There is harsh criticism from...
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June 27, 2012
Shareholders’ Feudalism at Fukushima Company - Castigation award handed over in Tokyo to those responsible for TEPCO
Thousands of shareholders filled the hall for the annual general meeting of TEPCO company. It is the company responsible for the Fukushima nuclear disaster. German shareholders from Foundation ethecon...
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May 31, 2012
The general public are unwanted - ethecon are critical of TEPCO’s blockade attitude
One year after the onset of the nuclear desaster in Fukushima we have yet to see any substantial consequences dealt to the people responsible for this maximum credible accident. A few managers were replaced by the operating company TEPCO. However, there is no talk of criminal...
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May 9, 2012
Germany: Series of Break-Ins at Activist´s Office - The police are investigating / Suspicion about non-state agents / Actions against BP, TEPCO and BAYER
Over the last months, the office of well-known activist Axel Koehler-Schnura in the German city of Duesseldorf was broken into three times. Several changes of the lock system could not prevent this...
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March 25, 2012
Break the Power of the Media - Statement from foundation ethecon´s board of trustees
ethecon Foundation ethics and economics strongly criticized the national and international mass media at a meeting of the board of trustees on Saturday, March 24...
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March 9, 2012
Fukushima Anniversary - ethecon calls for punishment of TEPCO executives
One year after the onset of the nuclear desaster in Fukushima we have yet to see any substantial consequences dealt to the people responsible for this maximum credible accident. A few managers were replaced by the operating...
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„We need Hope, Justice, Freedom!“ - International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2011 for Angela Davis
The afro-American civil rights activist and political icon, Angela Davis, was enthusiastically greeted by the numerous participants at this year‘s ethecon conference. She was in Berlin as the recipient of the International ethecon Blue...
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Winners of ethecon´s annual awards for 2011 announced: Tribute for Angela Davis - Censure for Tsunehisa Katsumata and other accountable people from TEPCO
The recipients of this year´s two ethecon awards have been chosen: The „International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2011“ goes to the American „political icon“ Angela Davis. The „International ethecon Black Planet Award 2011“ exposes...
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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...
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ethecon awardee Diane Wilson arrested at the BP AGM - Foundation ethecon 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...
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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 ...
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Press Announcement
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...
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„Radical Humanism“ - Elias Bierdel/Austria awarded with the International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2010
Elias Bierdel 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...
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„Anti-Nuclear Movement stronger than ever“
Wendland Expert Wolfgang Ehmke Speaker at the 2010 ethecon conference

Wolfgang Ehmke, board member of the Lüchow-Dannenberg Citizens‘ Initiative for Ecological Protection, will speak at the ethecon conference „Atomic Energy - No thanks!“ on...
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Katharina Mayer to create ethecon Award Trophy
The famous photography artist Katharina Mayer will ceate the „International ethecon Blue Planet Award“ for the first time this year. Until now, the award trophies, bestowed annually since 2006, have each been created by the great ZERO-artist...
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Blue Planet Award 2010:
Former minister Wieczorek-Zeul to give laudation for refugee- and human rights activist Elias Bierdel

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...
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Bestowal of the ethecon awards for 2010
Censure for BP - Praise for Elias Bierdel

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...
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Homeless World Cup 2010
Street soccer versus Homelessness

From September 19 to 26 the eighth Homeless World Cup will take place in Rio de Janeiro. Teams from 64 countries will be...
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ethecon awardee Diane Wilson banned from capitol in Washington DC
On Friday, August 20, Diane Wilson's hearing took place at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in Washington. While the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico seems to have...
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For protesting against BP ethecon awardee Diane Wilson is supposed to go to prison for 2,5 years
At 9.30 am (local time) Diane Wilson’s hearing begins on Friday, August 20, at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in Washington. While the managers of BP who...
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FPG – Stockholders Meeting
disturbed by massive Protests
Concern Management under Criticism

The annual stockholders meeting of the world-wide operating chemistry concern FORMOSA PLASTICS GROUP...
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FPG Concern Annual Stockholders Meeting
Management under criticism

The annual stockholders meeting of FORMOSA PLASTICS GROUP takes place in Taiwan on Friday...
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ethecon calls for a boycott against the BP company
In view of the dramatic catastrophe in the Golf of Mexico and the outrageous developments in this context...
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Award Presentation owershadowed by censure action
Black Planet Award bestowed in Taiwan
On Wednesday, May 19, the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2009 was presented to executives of the multinational chemical...
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Bestowal of the Black Planet Award 2009
On next Wednesday, May 19, at 10 am local time in the Taipei NGO House the International ethecon „Black Planet Award 2009“ will be presented to...
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Awarding ceremony of the two International ethecon Prices on November 21, in Berlin
The public ceremony for the awarding of the two international ethecon prices 2009 will be held...
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Laureates of both ethecon-awards 2009 nominated
The winners of this year’s both international ethecon prizes have been chosen: The “Blue Planet Award 2009” goes to...
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Handover of „Black Planet Award 2008“ at YouTube
The 2008 International Ethecon Foundation Denouncemet „Black Planet Award” went to the owners and resposible managers of the...
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Anniversary – ethecon celebrates five years of grass-roots foundation
“ethecon – foundation for ethics and economics” is inviting nationwide for the celebration of the 5th anniversary of this grass-roots foundation...
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ZERO-legend OttoPiene has designed international ethecon prize
Vandana Shiva has got one, Diane Wilson as well, and José Abreu and Hugo Chavez will receive it on March 14th, 2009: the prize that was created by one of the great...
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