Category Archives: Grassroots Campaigns

Dow’s Black Planet Dossier

The dossier and open letter below were first published after the naming and shaming of Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris and board member James Ringler, along with the major shareholders of Dow, as they were awarded the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2014/2015 by ethecon –Foundation Ethics & Economy, in Berlin. After the award presentation, […]

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ethecon Hands over the ‘Black Planet’ Award certificate in Houston, Texas.

On 8th December, ethecon activists joined with ‘unreasonable woman’ and Texan activist Diane Wilson, previous winner of the International ethecon Blue Planet Award 2006, to defame Dow Chemical in Houston for ignoring its responsibilities toward Bhopal. While ethecon activists, with friends from Code Pink and the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) were demonstrating […]

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Dow’s Black Planet. Ethecon in Michigan and on to Texas

Ethecon Activists from Germany and Texas Groups Present International Black Planet Award to Dow Chemical The International Black Planet Award for Dow Chemical, which highlights the harm inflicted by the multinational chemical company on our planet, will be presented by German activists from ethecon, along with supporters from Texas, outside the Dow Chemical Company facility […]

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Bhopal Disaster 32nd anniversary, Edinburgh solidarity event

On 3 December 25 people gathered in Edinburgh to stand in solidarity with the people of Bhopal on the 32nd anniversary of the gas disaster. Wreaths and candles were placed beneath the Bhopal memorial plaque in Greyfriar’s Kirkyard. Songs were sung by Edinburgh’s radical choir, Protest in Harmony, and short messages of solidarity given by […]

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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.