JUN 24, 2015 @ 12:11 PM Investors are taking a decidedly skeptical approach to DuPont’s spinoff of its performance chemicals division, Chemours, a key piece in CEO Ellen Kullman’s strategy to re-position the Dow Industrial giant away from cyclical earnings and into businesses like agriculture and nutrition, advanced materials, and industrial biosciences with stable growth prospects.… Read More

Jeff Mordock, The News Journal 1:49 p.m. EDT June 11, 2015 (Photo: SAQUAN STIMPSON/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS JOURNAL) A group alleging DuPont failed to meet its environmental obligations has threatened action with the Securities and Exchange Commission over the Chemours spin off. The organization, Keep Your Promises DuPont, said Tuesday it will submit information to the… Read More

Bloomberg Businessweek by Jack Kaskey May 7, 2015 — 12:01 AM EDT Updated on May 7, 2015 — 4:46 PM EDT DuPont used a chemical known as C-8 for decades at the Parkersburg, West Virginia plant to make Teflon non-stick pans, raingear and stain-resistant carpet. Source: The Marietta Times via AP Photo   DuPont Co.’s… Read More

PARKERSBURG, WV – Today, Keep Your Promises released an open letter to DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman demanding transparency about how liabilities connected to C-8 contamination in the Mid-Ohio Valley will be accounted for after the spinoff of DuPont’s Performance Chemicals division. Specifically, the letter demands the release of any and all documents that explain how… Read More

Ms. Kullman, We, the members of Keep Your Promises DuPont, are dedicated to holding your company to the promises you made to our communities after more than five decades of contamination with the harmful chemical C-8, also known as perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA. Now, ten years after those promises were made, we are demanding an… Read More

DuPont withholds crucial information regarding the proposed sale of Washington Works plant PARKERSBURG, WV – With a proposed spinoff of its chemicals business looming in the weeks ahead, Keep Your Promises is demanding that DuPont release the documents that will show how the environmental damages caused by the company will be addressed following the sale.… Read More