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Dow Chemical, DuPont merge to create $130 billion giant

Dow Chemical, DuPont merge to create $130 billion giant

Dow Chemical and DuPont said om Friday they will merge to create the world's biggest chemical company.

 

Protests held on 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas disaster

Hundreds of protesters on Tuesday took to the streets and torched effigies of Dow Chemical at various places here, seeking justice for the survivors and families of the deceased victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy on its 30th anniversary.

Act against Carbide and Dow, Modi told

 Five activist groups Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make Union Carbide and Dow Chemical bow to Indian courts over the Bhopal gas disaster.

Bhopal tragedy: NGOs seek extradition of Union Carbide secretary

Seeking extradition of Union Carbide secretary John McDonald, some organisations working for the survivors of the Bhopal Gas tragedy on Sunday urged the Centre to ensure that Dow Chemical does not make any investment in India until it accepts Union Carbide's liabilities in Bhopal.

Investor presses for overhaul of Dow Chemical

Activist hedge fund Third Point today said it built an unspecified stake in Dow Chemical and pressed to overhaul a company that it argued has "woefully underperformed" peers.

NGO burns effigy of Dow Chemical, govt, IOC

An NGO hanged and burnt effigies of International Olympic Committee for Dow Chemical`s sponsorship of the sporting event.

‘Bhopal toxic waste disposal move partial solution`

The GoM decision is a partial solution as it will take care of only the toxic waste lying in Union Carbide premises, voluntary groups said.

Dow puts its stamp on UK Olympic Stadium

A controversial project has begun to drape London`s Olympic Stadium in a USD 11.4 million decorative curtain linked to Olympic sponsor Dow Chemical Co.

Dow shuts plants, cuts jobs as Europe struggles

Dow was ravaged during the global and economic crisis that struck four years ago, cutting more than 10,000 positions then.

Government should stop double speak on Dow Chemical: IOA

The IOA on Monday came down heavily on the Government for adopting double standards on Dow Chemicals` sponsorship of the London Games and said the Sport Ministry`s plans of selective boycott of the London Olympics will have "serious repercussions".

Now Indian govt writes to IOC on Dow sponsorship row

After repeated letters of protest by the IOA failed to move the International Olympic Committee, the Indian government has now stepped in by asking the body to drop Dow Chemicals as sponsor of this year`s London Games for the company`s link to the Bhopal Gas tragedy.

IOA may decide on London participation under protest: Malhotra

The IOA on Monday indicated that India may take part in the London Olympics under protest after the International Olympic Committee rejected its demand to scrap the controversial Dow Chemicals as one of the sponsors of the mega-event.

London Olympics not to drop Dow Chemical sponsorship

Despite the resignation by a senior member of the sustainability commission on the Bhopal tragedy issue, organisers of the London 2012 Olympics have said there were no plans to drop `Dow Chemical` as the sponsor of the wrap around the main stadium.

Drop Dow as London Games sponsor: IOA

With no response coming from either the IOC or the London Olympics organisers to their previous protest, the Indian Olympic Association shot off another letter to both the bodies demanding Dow Chemical`s removal as sponsor of the upcoming event.

Not our intention Dow`s name is on fabric: London organisers

London Olympics organisers on Monday made it clear that it was never their intention that Dow Chemical`s name would be on the fabric wrap around the main stadium for the Games and the company has now agreed to remove its branding.

Gagan Narang backs Dow Chemical as Olympic sponsor

Shooter Gagan Narang became the first Indian athlete to say Dow Chemical should be allowed to be a sponsor of the 2012 London Games even though the Indian Olympic Association wants the organisers to reconsider it.

Misrepresentation of facts is wrong: Dow

Amid outrage among Bhopal gas tragedy victims over Dow Chemical`s sponsorship of 2012 London Olympics, the company on Monday said "misrepresentation of facts" is wrong and "obscures" facts related to the disaster.

No question of boycotting London Olympics: IOA chief

IOA they would convey the opposition from certain quarters on Dow Chemical being one of the sponsors of the Games.

Protest Dow`s sponsorship of London Olympics, Chouhan urges Maken

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan urged the central government to lodge a strong protest against Dow Chemical Company`s sponsorship of the 2012 London Olympics.

‘Dow Chemical to stay as London Oly sponsor’

London organizers intend to keep Dow Chemical as the sponsor of an artistic wrap encircling the 2012 Olympic Stadium despite concerns in India over the company’s links to the Bhopal gas leak disaster in 1984.