Meredith Alexander, Sustainability Commissioner and Ethics Adviser to Lord Coe & LOCOG, quits over Dow Chemical sponsorship: The London 2012 Olympic Games were embroiled in further controversy last night as Meredith Alexander, a Sustainability Commissioner and Ethics Adviser for the games, resigned live on the BBC’s flagship news program Newsnight. In an interview with Jeremy […]
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As 2012 begins, opposition to the Dow Chemical company’s sponsorship of the London 2012 games continues. A petition, demanding that the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) and its chairman, Lord Coe, reconsider Dow’s involvement has now attracted nearly 18,000 signatures on the campaigning site Change.org. Authored by Lorraine Close, a Bhopal Medical […]
Is Dow Chemical’s sponsorship of the 2012 London Olympic games a joke? JPS films invites to make a FUNNY one minute parody ofthe IOC’s decision to choose Dow Chemical as an Olympic sponsor. It must be no longer than one minute. If your video wins, you will win €500. To enter, for rules and for […]
In Delhi activists and survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy are protesting against DOW Chemical Company being a sponsor of the 2012 London Olympics. Almost three decades have passed since deadly methyl isocyanate gas leaked out of the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, a city in central India, on Dec 3, 1984. Union Carbide became […]
The Bhopal Medical Appeal were joined in London yesterday by supporters of the ‘200 days Left to Dump Dow!” campaign.