February 28, 2002
DuPont Co., Wilmington, DE, announced the launch of a website devoted to the company's history as part of activities related to its 200th anniversary. The website, http://heritage.dupont.com, also offers information on DuPont's scientific achievements and innovations. DuPont also announced a stock-option grant for approximately 80,000 employees worldwide, with all participating employees receiving 200 stock options - one for each year the company has been in operation. Eligible employees can exercise all or part of the stock-purchase option beginning on July 19, 2003, the company's 201st birthday.