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« Ethical » rating of Kemira , group and subsidiaries

Fraud 2 Offshore 1 Sales 3 Bn $.€ /year Influence 1
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address & contact : production type
incentive source
China China
Yixing, East China : Production, food additives
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Union Kemira Company (L.L.C.), P.O.Box : 16938 Jebel Ali :
Offshore finance, secret bank account, tax haven, shell companies or free zone(s)

  • Environmental impact

  • Human impact

year name
photo position; compensation
2002Soila, Anssi
See the photo of: Soila, Anssi Chairman;
2002Tirkkonen, Esa
See the photo of: Tirkkonen, Esa Vice-president;
2000Pihlava, Tauno
See the photo of: Pihlava, Tauno Chief Executive Officer;
Corporate Europe Observatory
social impact : country
Internal restructuring: Kemira reduces its expenses by 50 million per year to cope with the rising prices of raw materials and oil and the weakness of the dollar.: Finland
Les Echos

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  • Advertising & marketing

yearfinancial misdemeanorsalesincome source
2007 The European Commission has sent formal antitrust charges to 'a number' of companies, of which Arkema, Kemira and Akzo Nobels units, in the sodium chlorate sector over alleged cartel activity between 1994 and 2000. Sodium chlorate is mainly used as a bleaching agent in the pulp and paper industry.     AFX
2006 The European Commission fined Solvay, Arkema, Ausimont, Akzo Nobel, Kemira, Air Liquide, Degussa 388 million euros for cartel on the peroxide market between 1994 and 2000. Peroxydes are used to bleach the paper pulp and textiles. The companies "exchanged information, limited their production, shared markets and customers and fixed and controlled the prices".    
2002   2,740,01   billion US$
2001   2,170,06   billion US$
yearfinancial misdemeanorsalesincomeassetsbuybacksource
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purpose : intermediary/lobby : institution
2000Market access (through WTO), cheaper energy (through energy liberalization in Europe); uniform rules to enable the patenting of plants and animals (through TRIPS); prevent advert legislation on chemicals, self-regulation instead; : CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council) : : European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
purpose : intermediary/lobby : institution
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