Essays Tagged: "Union Carbide Corporation"

Union Carbide's history, dirt, employment and importance to our world.

Union Carbide & Carbon Corporation were incorporated on November 1, 1917, and acquired the stock ... acquired the stock of Linde Air Products Co., National Carbon Co. Inc., Prest-O-Lite Co. Inc., and Union Carbide Company. Then two years later, George Curme files the first patent for commercial prep ... owing year with new plants at Clendenin, W. Va. - which was the start of the petrochemical industry.Union Carbide also established Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation on that same year.A few year ...

(9 pages) 126 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Union Carbide: Bhopal. Analysis of Union Carbide's most horrific accident in modern times and steps that should have or shouls not have been taken from a PR perspective.

Union Carbide: Bhopal, IndiaUnion Carbide Corporation (UCC) was one of the largest organizations in ... world. On December 2, 1984, one of the worst chemical industry accidents in history occurred at the Union Carbide facility located in Bhopal, India. Around midnight on the second an employee, having h ... and accurate information in a timely manner with such a system.A catastrophic error on the part of Union Carbide was not having a crisis management or communications plan in place. To their credit ho ...

(4 pages) 155 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Social issues in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Case

The U.S. based Union Carbide Corporation is the parent company to UCIL. Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) owned 50.9% ... here had been a number of accidents at the plant prior to the leak and local media and the workers' union had repeatedly raised safety concerns in public. Months before the December 1984 disaster, the ... ed hazardous substances and processes, There were also public warnings by the media and by workers' unions in the plant about dangerous conditions at the plant, as well as several accidents, some fata ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Union Carbide Case Analysis & Sources

ANALYSIS Union Carbide was a multinational corporation wielding influence in nations around the globe, with o ... nfluence in nations around the globe, with over 11,500 people in its employment worldwide. However, Union Carbide will not be remembered for its economic stimulation, not for any advances in chemistry ... unities, it will be forever linked to the "Hiroshima of the Chemical Industry," the Bhopal disaster.Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) seems to have successfully evaded its social obligations and respons ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers