Share this page | Email | Contact Us

Special Report on

Sudan divestment campaigns gain momentum

sudan divestment campaigns gain momentum special research report Photo by electronicintifada.net
“Total is a multinational energy company committed to leveraging innovation and initiative to provide a sustainable response to the growing energy demand” [1] . It operates in 130 countries and has more than 95.000 employees. It reported sales for 158.7 billion Euros in 2007 [2] . The company as it is known today is the result of two successive mergers: first of Total and Belgium’s PetroFina creating Totalfina. Second of TotalFina and Elf Aquitaine creating TotalFinaElf. Keeping this in mind, the company renamed “Total” in 2003 [3] . Further history information of the company is available at: ...
in 2000, he ran for United States Senate in 2004. Several events brought him to national attention during the campaign, including his victory in the March 2004 Democratic primary and his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004. He won election to the U.S. Senate in November 2004. His presidential campaign began in February 2007, and after a close campaign in the 2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries against Hillary Rodham Clinton , he won his party's nomination. In the 2008 general election , he defeated Republican nominee John McCain and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. As ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
sudan divestment effort gains momentum at state level / darfur ...
House members are scattering to their home states this week with inconclusive results on the humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of western Sudan, but momentum is growing at the state level for governments to divest public funds from companies, mostly foreign-based, doing business with Khartoum. In a victory for business lobbyists on Capitol Hill, lawmakers approved a Sudan sanctions bill stripped of language that would have endorsed states' rights to pass divestment laws. The National Foreign Trade Council , representing more than 300 multinational companies, had lobbied aggressively against the provision on state ... market research, surveys and trends
Today in Palestine: Palestinian healthcare paralyzed by separation ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that he will not renew the so-called settlement freeze in the occupied West Bank after it expires at the end of September. http://www.imemc.org/article/59098 Call to end settlement tax breaks The Palestinian Authority calls on President Obama to end tax breaks on American donations to Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Exposed: The Truth About Israel's Land Grab In The West Bank Jewish settlers, who claim a divine right to the whole of Israel, now control more than 42 per cent of the occupied West Bank, representing a powerful obstacle to the creation of a Palestinian ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
SUDAN DIVESTMENT CAMPAIGNS GAIN MOMENTUM

Sudan divestment campaigns gain momentum - The New York Times
A study to be released Tuesday provides statistical evidence of what many advocates of socially responsible investing have long asserted: Companies with links to regimes with questionable human rights practices make poor investments, financially as well as ethically. Conducted with Bloomberg by the Genocide Intervention Network, a private group based in the United States, and its Sudan Divestment Task Force project, the study will most likely bolster the growing clamor among investors for socially responsible policies and investment vehicles. The study examined actual and forecast returns on investment of 37 multinational ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Sudan Divestment Resource Guide
Divestment campaigns continue to gain momentum both in the U.S. and, ..... for the $144 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund stated in June 2007 that: .... a minute fraction of total holdings (under one-third of one percent of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
The new challenge to Israeli apartheid
The spreading campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel has the potential to focus the world's attention on the crimes against the Palestinian people. July 7, 2010 ISRAEL ANNOUNCED an easing of its blockade of Gaza and charges against several soldiers who participated in Israel's 2008-09 assault on Gaza in a carefully timed move designed to placate critics one day ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting this week with Barack Obama. But the new policy is far from the end to the blockade that human rights activists and international aid agencies have demanded. Now, in the wake of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
THE CHRONICLE OF AN IMPLOSION
                                                          By Zeki Ergas   Israel is the world's sixth nuclear power. It has a formidable army. Its air force is one of the best in the world. All the talk therefore about there being an external threat to its existence because it is surrounded by implacable enemies is unconvincing.     ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Institutionalizing Peace through Commerce: Engagement or ...
1950s with campaigns such as the Boycott Move- ..... emerged, the Sudan divestment movement sought to ... Darfur Crisis did not gain momentum within the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
AB 221 Assembly Bill - Bill Analysis
Page 1 Date of Hearing: April 24, 2007 ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY Dave Jones, Chair AB 221 (Anderson) - As Amended: April 17, 2007 As Proposed To Be Amended SUBJECT : PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM INVESTMENTS: "TERROR FREE" INVESTING IN IRAN KEY ISSUES : 1)SHOULD THE LEGISLATURE REQUIRE CalPERS AND CalSTRS, THE LARGEST PENSION FUNDS IN THE COUNTRY WITH COMBINED HOLDINGS OF NEARLY $400 BILLION, TO PURSUE "TERROR FREE" INVESTMENT STATEGIES BY ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Sudan Divestment Team Heads to Capital, UCLA International Institute
The task force's new campaign comes about three weeks after the UC Board of Regents voted unanimously to divest from nine companies with holdings in Sudan. This article was first published in the Daily Bruin . By Sarah Winter, Daily Bruin contributor After a successful Sudan divestment campaign at the University of California, members of the UC Sudan Divestment Taskforce plan to head to Sacramento tonight to begin their next campaign, this time working alongside influential California politicians. Over the past several months, California politicians have taken up the issue of divesting some of the state's money from ...
REAL TIME
SUDAN DIVESTMENT CAMPAIGNS GAIN MOMENTUM
latest webinars
  1. Transcript of 2009 Preliminary Results Presentation - CAIRN ENERGY ...
Join these Webinars to learn more about current research, trends and surveys.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What would be one way to change or improve corporate culture ...
Actually changing and/or improving corporate culture would be a major effort involving every facet of the organization. So one would need to execute around many, many "ways." The most powerful of these, and the place to start is with yourself. Lead by example. And the place to start HERE is to involve others in your leadership. You should not be the Lone Ranger taking on the Old Guard, but first among equals in a united effort of you and your direct reports to improve the culture. (Sorry for the mixed metaphor- I'm out of time). posted 7 months ago Depends very much on where your starting point is. If the culture is a ...