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31 October 2014

Sodastream pulls out of West Bank following campaign by Palestinian groups - company says it is "purely commercial" decision

Author: Maria Tedeo, Independent (UK)

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9 October 2014

Foundations increasingly "divesting from fossil fuels" over climate change, "investing in the future"

Author: Jenna Nichols, Divest-Invest Philanthropy, in Stanford Social Innovation Review (USA)

"Divesting from Fossil Fuels, Investing in the Future", 8 Oct 2014...

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6 October 2014

So. Africa: Woolworths threatens divestment group with legal action for putting "safety of staff and customers at risk"

Author: Lucky Biyase, Business Day (South Africa)

'Woolies threatens boycotters', October 5 2014: Woolworths might haul the Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) group...to court because...activists’ threats have put the safety of staff and customers “at risk”...spokesman Babs Dlamini said...Woolworths...

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1 October 2014

Time For Ethical Investment In India: A Call To Divest From POSCO

Author: Counter Currents

The Indian subcontinent is going through an extensive invasion on the resources of land, water and forests today…many groups and individuals have pressurized the share holders of companies to withdraw their shares from such investments which lead to...

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Article
22 September 2014

Desmond Tutu: We fought apartheid. Now climate change is our global enemy

"Reducing our carbon footprint is not just a technical scientific necessity; it has also emerged as the human rights challenge of our time......

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1 September 2014

So. Africa: Lobby group stages nationwide protest against Woolworths urging consumers to boycott retailer ‘for not aligning itself with human rights' by sourcing from Israel

Lobby group, Boycott Divestment Sanctions in South Africa (BDS South Africa), has accused retailer Woolworths of acting recklessly and not aligning itself with human rights and ethical and responsible business practices by continuing to import...

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1 August 2014

Doing Business in Israel & the Occupied Territories: Human Rights challenges for corporations and Investors

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Article
23 July 2014

Irish Govt. issues warning on investing or doing business in Israeli settlements

Author: Shane Darcy, Business & Human Rights in Ireland blog

"Ireland issues warning on investing or doing business in Israeli settlements", 22 Jul 2014...

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Report
15 July 2014

UN Working Group details applicability of Guiding Principles in Israeli settlements within the Occupied Territories

In exercising due diligence, enterprises should familiarise themselves with available information on the human rights impacts of Israeli settlements in the OPT and on the existence or absence of measures taken by Israel as the occupying power to...

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20 June 2014

Presbyterians Vote to Divest Holdings to Pressure Israel

Author: Laurie Goodstein, New York Times

After passionate debate over how best to help break the deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted on Friday at its general convention to divest from three companies that it says supply Israel with equipment...

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