Oil major Chevron hid evidence of environmental contamination in the Amazon

In an unprecedented, case for the first time Chevron a U.S. company faces a judgment in a foreign court over environmental crimes. Chevron is defending itself against allegations of alleged environmental and social harms in the Amazon region of Ecuador.The case has sent shockwaves through corporate boardrooms around the world and put multinational corporations on notice that they can and will be held accountable for environmental and human rights abuses, no matter where they are committed.