6 Tips to Use Social Media to Boost Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Posted on December 14, 2018 Worldwide the number of crowdfunding campaigns keeps growing.  Social media can help you drive traffic to your website and make sure your campaign gets noticed.  These 6 tips help you to boost your campaign: 1. Choose the right platform For crowdfunding marketing, we prefer quality over quantity. Of course, you … Continue reading 6 Tips to Use Social Media to Boost Your Crowdfunding Campaign

RAVEN Trust Shares Some of Their Major Accomplishments

Posted on December 13, 2018 Last week, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a cut in tar sands production.  A drop in prices for dirty bitumen has been blamed on lack of pipeline capacity, which has been blamed on RAVEN Trust. Besides this, RAVEN Trust has enjoyed other major accomplishments: an overview.  RAVEN Trust’s Accomplishments By backing … Continue reading RAVEN Trust Shares Some of Their Major Accomplishments

Save our iMfolozi Wilderness: Application for Leave to Appeal Filed

Posted on December 13, 2018 Media Release: Application for Leave to Appeal filed – Global Environmental Trust, MCEJO and S Dladla vs. Tendele Coal Mining (PTY) Ltd. PIETERMARITZBURG, SOUTH AFRICA On Tuesday, 11 December, 2018, an Application for Leave to Appeal was filed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court in the case between Tendele Coal Mining (PTY) … Continue reading Save our iMfolozi Wilderness: Application for Leave to Appeal Filed

Application Against Tendele Coal Mining (PTY) LTD and Others (Summary)

Posted on December 13, 2018 Below is a summary of the court case scheduled for 24 August 2018. A list of relevant court papers and documents are provided below with links to download or view. The Parties Bringing the Application Are: Global Environmental Trust Mfolozi Community Environmental Justice Organisation Sabelo Dladla The Application Is Brought … Continue reading Application Against Tendele Coal Mining (PTY) LTD and Others (Summary)

Meet Our Team: Jan van de Venis, President of the Executive Board

Posted on December 11, 2018 Every day, the team of The Crowd Versus works on creating awareness for human environmental rights all over the world. We have different roles, backgrounds, and day jobs. We share a clear mission: to hold irresponsible companies accountable for their actions on the legal playing field. Today we would like … Continue reading Meet Our Team: Jan van de Venis, President of the Executive Board

These Lawyers Stand Up for Your Rights

Posted on December 9, 2018 Lawyers work to protect human and environmental rights all over the world. On December 10 we would like to honor their work and thank four of them.  On December 10, 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Since that date, we celebrate Human Rights Day … Continue reading These Lawyers Stand Up for Your Rights

This is Why Our Future Lies in the Hands of Those Protecting the Amazon

This is Why Our Future Lies in the Hands of Those Protecting the Amazon The Amazon rainforest is the most important forest in the world and crucial to limit global warming. Protecting the forest should be a top priority of world leaders, companies and citizens. Sadly everyday a part is being destroyed, directly affecting the … Continue reading This is Why Our Future Lies in the Hands of Those Protecting the Amazon

Shock Judgement in Tendele Interdict Application

20 November 2018 The incomprehensible judgement handed down by the Pietermaritzburg High Court this morning, 20 November 2018, dismissed with costs the application by Sabelo Dladla, the Global Environmental Trust (GET) and Mfolozi Community Environmental Justice Organisation (MCEJO). This will not go unchallenged. In essence, the applicants approached the High Court when their attorney found … Continue reading Shock Judgement in Tendele Interdict Application

Welcome to New Advisory Board Member, Ms. Leida Rijnhout

Congratulations, Ms. Leida Rijnhout, our New Advisory Board Member 21 November 2018 We are pleased and proud to announce that Ms. Leida Rijnhout has decided to join the Advisory Board of The Crowd Versus as the Secretary. Ms. Leida Rijnhout enjoys an extensive background in cultural anthropology, in international development cooperation (with a focus on … Continue reading Welcome to New Advisory Board Member, Ms. Leida Rijnhout

VIPs of The Crowd

On this page we feature those people who go above and beyond by helping create the dynamic movement of The Crowd Versus. Those people who wish to have their identities shared are pictured below, with their profile as created during their log-in with The Crowd Versus. They have agreed to share their own Versus pages, … Continue reading VIPs of The Crowd