Category Archives: DOW Chemical

Investors and Disaster Survivors Call on DowDuPont to Face up to Bhopal Responsibilities at AGM

On Wednesday, April 25th, at the inaugural AGM of DowDuPont Inc, the world’s largest chemical corporation, recently formed with the merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont, shareholders were asked to vote on three resolutions referencing the Bhopal Disaster. Each resolution expresses the concern of shareholders’ that the management of Dow Chemical has failed to handle […]

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Actor Martin Sheen Joins Investors’ Call on DowDuPont to Reveal True Costs of Bhopal Disaster

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Chicago – Today, stockholders in DowDuPont cast their final votes on three shareholder resolutions1 addressing the company’s continuing liability for the Bhopal chemical disaster. The resolutions describe increasing shareholder concern that management is mishandling the ongoing Bhopal controversy and call on DowDuPont to disclose the cost of this controversy upon the company’s reputation, […]

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Dow CEO Jumps Ship on All Fools’ Day… Replacement Facing Tough Shareholder Resolutions on Bhopal

Jim Fitterling will become CEO of Dow Chemical, on April 1, 2018, as previous incumbent Andrew Liveris steps down after close to 14-years in office. Liveris’ Tenure culminated in the chemical giant’s merger, with erstwhile rival DuPont Co, last summer. Liveris may go down in history as having done everything to keep the thorny, Bhopal […]

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Dow Chemical CEO to Retire Just as Supreme Court Says Contamination Disaster Spreading in Bhopal

As the Indian Supreme Court acknowledges the contamination disaster in Bhopal to be spreading,1 the long-standing CEO of Dow Chemical, the corporation adjudged responsible by campaigners, is to step down.2 In 2017, Dow merged with DuPont to create the world’s largest chemical corporation and a high-level UN Official voiced serious concern about the merger explaining it […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.