Ethos Foundation has announced the launch of a support group for the shareholder proposal to delete the opting out provision in the articles of incorporation of Sika. This shareholder proposal was submitted by Ethos and eleven other shareholders on December 23, 2014. According to the media release of Ethos, the support group enables the pooling of shareholders who commit to vote in favor of the proposal.

Further details on Ethos and the support group can be found at www.ethosfund.ch