Point-Counterpoint — A Detailed and Referenced Counter to Unilever’s Arguments Against a Thorough Clean-up

Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Unilever Plc and the latter’s CEO Mr. Paul Polman have responded defending their move to dilute soil mercury clean-up standards in Kodaikanal from their originally proposed 10 mg/kg to 20-25 mg/kg. In its defence, Below, we present a point-by-point clarification of the false claims made by Unilever and its CEO Paul Polman.