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Chingari Award 2018

Since 2007, the Chingari Trust has handed its annual ‘Chingari Award’ to Indian women making outstanding contributions in the fight against corporate crime and striving to protect the environment. This year’s Chingari Award is jointly given to Susheela Bhandari from Uttarakhand and Monoroma Chouette from Odisha. In the words of Chingari Trust co-founder, Rashida Bee: […]

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Sambhavna Celebrates its 22 Years

On the occasion of its 22nd birthday, September 1st 2018, the Sambhavna Trust held a press conference with speakers describing its work and many achievements having grown from a 12 person outfit, in a modest 1200 sq. ft building, into its current purpose-designed facility spread across two acres and employing a team of 59 staff. […]

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22 Years of the Sambhavna Trust Clinic

September 1st marks 22 years since the Sambhavna trust was founded and not only has the clinic received numerous awards for its ground-breaking treatments and research into the effects of the Bhopal Disaster, it has been described as an exemplar of its type: “…as an example of a holistic, environmentally sound, community focused and patient […]

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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 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.