Unilever Gets Unprotected Workers to Remove Mercury-soaked Asbestos in Kodai Factory Kodai Municipality Stops Unilever’s Unauthorised Works on Site
23 September, 2015: Barely a week before Unilever CEO Paul Polman is to get UN’s Champion of the Earth Award, the company’s Indian subsidiary has been caught engaging unprotected contract workers to remove carcinogenic asbestos roofing at its controversial Kodaikanal factory site. Over the last month, Unilever has engaged unprotected workers in hazardous work on […]
Letter from Chairman of Kodaikanal Municipality
Letter sent by Mr. M Sridhar, Chairman of Kodaikanal Municipality to the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board requesting it to set aside the Detailed Project Report on Soil Remediation in Kodaikanal. The letter raises the concern of the relaxed soil remediation standard of 20mg / kg of mercury mentioned in the report.