Author: United Citizens Council of Kodaikanal, Palni Hills Conservation Council, and Greenpeace India
Employees from the now-closed controversial Hindustan Lever Thermometer thermometer factory in Kodaikanal today condemned the company's efforts to stifle their right to demand an independent medical and health evaluation for the mercury contamination...
- Related stories: Workers Demand Independent Health Assessment [India]
- Related companies: Hindustan Unilever Unilever
Environmental lobby group Greenpeace and former employees of Hindustan Lever Ltd (HLL) demanded yesterday the Indian consumer goods company pay for healthcare costs from alleged mercury pollution caused by its thermometer unit.
Author: Jane Nelson/Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum [now International Business Leaders Forum], in collaboration with The World Bank and The UN Development Programme
in "Business as partners in development: Creating wealth for countries, companies and communities"