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Sudan Divestment UK

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The notion of corporate social responsibility has taken root in the workings of many key multinational corporations operating around the world today. The World Business Council for Sustainable Development 1   defines Corporate Social Responsibility as “ the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large " 2 A recent example of corporate social responsibility can be witnessed in Internet search giant Google’s threats of leaving the Chinese ...
with specific emphasis on liquidating stock, to pressure a government, industry, or company towards a change in policy, or in the case of governments, even regime change. The term was first used in the 1980s, most commonly in the United States , to refer to the use of a concerted economic boycott designed to pressure the government of South Africa into abolishing its policy of apartheid . The term has also been applied to actions targeting Iran , Sudan , Northern Ireland , Myanmar , and Israel .
USA: Human Rights and Investor Coalition Pushes Action on Darfur ...
(New York) -- Beginning today and continuing through May 20th, shareholders of four major financial firms -- Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo -- are being asked to vote on proposals that will push the firms to use their investment relationships with Chinese, Indian and Malaysian oil companies to press the government of Sudan to end atrocities in Darfur. The shareholder proposals (below) are being sought by human rights organizations and socially conscious investors out of concern about the government of Sudan's use of oil revenues to support its military campaign in Darfur, which has resulted in ... market research, surveys and trends
rolls royce pulls out of sudan for darfur “concerns”
The British leading power-systems company, Rolls Royce announced today their decision to withdraw from Sudan citing "increasing international humanitarian concerns ". This decision follows increasing calls for companies to divest from Sudan and exert financial pressure on as the Sudanese government as the crisis in Darfur worsens. Rolls Royce make equipment used to pump oil by companies such as Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company. We supply diesel engines to oil and gas companies operating pipelines in the country, he added. Hamish Falconer Director of Sudan Divestment UK, which campaigns for individuals and ... market research, surveys and trends


Joe Madison - The Black Eagle
Though the movement to divest from Sudan has swept U.S. colleges and universities, historically black colleges have remained on the sidelines of the issue -- until recently. In recent months, Hampton and Howard Universities divested fully from companies that do business with the African nation, where violence has claimed more than 200,000 lives in the Darfur region.  The decision by two of the nation's most well-known black universities was widely applauded. But their late entrance into the divestment movement, which began at ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
international post: 01/01/2007 - 02/01/2007
People's media,international news digest from a people's perspective, for helping people have a better understanding of what is happening around the world, targetted news and views for the empowerment of the masses, a compilation of news and analysis from international, national, regional and local medias. IP covers the media coverages. Neena Vyas The Hindu, 31 January The move is a clear signal that no leader, howsoever powerful, is above the party. PERHAPS THE most important message that Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh has sent out through the re-shuffle of his team is that no leader, howsoever big, is ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Genting Malaysia UK Casino Plan Triggers Sell-Off
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Genting Malaysia Bhd., the country’s sole casino operator, tumbled the most in five weeks on concern it’s paying too much for the U.K. gaming businesses of its parent company’s Singapore unit. The stock fell 4.4 percent to close at 2.62 ringgit in Kuala Lumpur trading, its biggest drop since May 26. It slumped as much as 10 percent earlier, the most in almost nine years. It’s the worst performer on the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index today. The acquisition is “expensive for a risky market,” Yee Mei Hui, an analyst at HwangDBS Vickers Research Sdn., said in a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Today's letters: Iroquois Nationals, Haudenosaunee, Iroquois Confederacy, US ...
Obscene and outrageous are the only words I find adequate to describe U. S. government officials informing members of the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team that they would not be able to re-enter the United States if they traveled on Iroquois Confederacy passports, thus preventing them from attending the world lacrosse championship tournament in Great Britain. Government officials said that “security rules” would only allow the team to travel if it went to the U.K. on United States passports. Do they think that the Iroquois Nationals are terrorists? The Iroquois nation has been recognized since the American ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


CUSU Guide to Campaigning for Socially Responsible Investment
Sudan Divestment UK Campaign: The UK Social Investment Forum: Cambridge Students Against the Arms Trade: ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
General Assembly Report 10-1-09
A. Total Universe of Companies Per Sudan Divestment Task Force ... 45 Mott McDonald (UK). Substantial Action (sub-category of Ongoing). 46 Petrofac (UK) ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Sudan on the Internet
Highlights issues, provides links to more detailed information on each issue. Maintained by William Minter. African Union. The Situation in the Darfur Region of the Sudan Decisions, documents, communiques, protocols, press releases by the African Union. [KF] Agricultural University of Norway. Noragric Centre for International Environment and Development Studies Has many conservation, agricultural projects in Africa. Full text (34 p. in PDF ) of Noragric Working Paper No. 19: Haug, Ruth (2000); Livelihood security ...
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Google Answers: main investment/divestment made by Electrolux in ...
verdemilon-ga, You're in luck. A cancelled meeting this evening left me with more time available than I thought I would have, so here's your list of the many Electrolux comings and goings in what certainly seems was a tough decade for the company. As I mentioned earlier, I can't post the full articles, nor can I post links to the articles, since these are from subscription databases. However, I've provided the most relevant excerpts from 1991-1999, just as I did for the year 1990, above. Bear in mind that some articles are very brief news items -- only a sentence or two in some cases -- ...
Boycott efforts worsening in Britain? - Yahoo! Answers
The boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) effort against Israel is getting “worse and worse” in the UK, Vivian Wineman, the president of British Jewry’s representative body, the Board of Deputies, warned on Sunday.… So is this a good thing, or a bad thing? 3 weeks ago Member since: December 16, 2009 Total points: 2280 (Level 3) Boycotting South African goods worked well during the apartheid years, so it's a proven tactic for people who disagree with a government's actions and wish to make their own protest. Personally, I think Israel has become a Nazi state, and if ...