Pesticide Giants Get $2 Billion UK Taxpayer COVID-19 Bailout Despite Mammoth Dividend Plans


(From Sustainable Pulse)

The news comes just weeks before BASF shareholders will vote on a proposal for the company distribute to more than three times that amount to them in dividends, the chemicals giant confirmed to Unearthed.

Meanwhile Bayer, which acquired Monsanto in 2018 and is one of the industry’s biggest players in its own right, was handed £600 million – the same amount given to troubled airlines Ryanair and easyJet to much fanfare.

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Reprinted from: https://www.ac2news.com/2020/07/pesticide-giants-get-2-billion-uk-taxpayer-covid-19-bailout-despite-mammoth-dividend-plans/

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