Investor activists tackle firms on chemical policies

Cozier, Muriel
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 62, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. investors are becoming increasingly wary of toxic chemical risks, according to a report produced by Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN). The report "Fiduciary Guide to Toxic Chemical Risk," which is aimed at institutional investors, says costly litigation, sales bans and reputation damage arising from asbestos, toxic materials in cosmetics, toys, and Teflon-related chemicals, are all having an impact on shareholder confidence.


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