Volume 85 Issue 17 | p. 30
Issue Date: April 23, 2007

Shareholders Target Toxics

A spate of annual meeting resolutions challenges companies on product liability
Department: Business

AT ITS ANNUAL shareholder meeting this week, DuPont faces a resolution urging its board of directors to issue a report evaluating the feasibility of phasing out perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) from all of the firm's products. Meanwhile, Dow Chemical is facing a resolution at its upcoming shareholder event calling for an analysis of the impact of its products on asthma.

These are two of 17 shareholder resolutions related to chemicals and toxic substances coming . . .

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