Category Archives: Political

UCC Ownership- Briefing Paper

Dow Chemical Company’s Ownership of Union Carbide Corporation The Dow Chemical Company continues to maintain, at the heart of its defence, that it is not responsible for the acts of its wholly owned subsidiary the Union Carbide Corporation. Dow states that it is an entirely separate corporate entity to Union Carbide but that is not, […]

Read More

Press Statement and letter to the Prime Minister from the five organizations working for the rights of the survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster August 02, 2014

Press Statement from the five organizations working for the rights of the survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster August 02, 2014 At a press conference today, five organizations working for the rights of the survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster called upon the state and central governments to urgently respond to the juridical issues concerning […]

Read More

Pressure building on Dow over Bhopal gas leak case

Pressure building on Dow ( #DowChemical ) over Bhopal gas leak case THE HINDU reports: The Dow Chemical Company came under renewed pressure from human rights organisations this week as the date for its court appearance in Bhopal edged closer, to answer the court on why its wholly owned subsidiary, the Union Carbide Company (UCC), […]

Read More

Vote Dow for Dirtiest Corporation

Adbusters, a Canada based anti-consumerist, pro-environment not-for-profit, organization is running a simple online campaign to expose the dozen worst corporations. Dow Chemical is particularly good at keeping itself off of the radar and did not even make the original group of twelve corporations. But, we thought that we should change that and have now voted […]

Read More

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.