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Dow Must Attend Criminal Case Hearing in Bhopal

The Dow Chemical Company must respond to court summons (show cause notice) tomorrow, Saturday 19th December, and attend the district court in Bhopal in relation to criminal charges pertaining to the 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster which remain outstanding against its wholly-owned subsidiary the Union carbide Corporation (UCC). Dow has ignored three previous, consecutive criminal court […]

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Proposed Dow Chemical Shareholder Resolutions Highlight Investment Problems in India for Dow

Shareholder Resolutions Proposed by Calvert Investments & Others Calvert Investments have attempted to place Bhopal-related resolutions upon Dow’s proxy materials for the last two AGMs but Dow has chosen to exclude both resolutions. Arguments raised in support of the resolutions suggest that, under Mr Liveris, Dow has faced significant financial, operational and reputational damage thanks […]

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Obama fails to speak up for Bhopal

“The failure of President Obama to speak up will embolden US-based companies to ignore accountability for their involvement in human rights abuses.” Amnesty International. ‘A U.S. company failing to comply with legitimate court order should be explained.’ ‘On the eve of President Obama’s trip to India to be the chief guest of India’s Republic Day […]

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We believe Dow 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.