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7 September 2016

Diakonia brief examines the legal context & accountability of corporations operating in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Author: Diakonia International Humanitarian Law Resource Centre

"The Unsettling Business of Settlement Business", May 2015...

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31 March 2016

UN creates database of companies operating in Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank & East Jerusalem

In March 2016, the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 31/36 which aims to produce a database flagging companies doing business in Israeli settlements, in a bid to highlight corporate complicity in the Israeli occupation. The database was due to...

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20 January 2016

Wespath excludes 39 companies from portfolio on human rights grounds

With external research provided by Sustainalytics, Wespath identified 39 companies for exclusion from its portfolios under its Human Rights Guideline.

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12 January 2016

US church pension fund puts 5 Israeli banks on an investment blacklist over links to settlement building

Author: Rick Gladstone, New York Times

The pension board of the United Methodist Church — one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States, with more than seven million members — has placed five Israeli banks on a list of companies that it will not invest in for human...

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4 February 2014

Israel's ministers debate economic consequences of boycott

Author: Al-Monitor

The [Israeli government] officials discussing the effects of the global boycott against Israel are divided over the potential danger to the state...There are two main contending forces in the debate — the one attempting to play up the danger of the...

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8 January 2014

Largest Dutch pension fund boycotts Israeli banks over settlement ties (Israel & Palestine)

Author: Barak Ravid, Haaretz

PGGM...has decided to withdraw all its investments from Israel’s five largest banks because they have branches in the West Bank and/or are involved in financing construction in the settlements. [PGGM informed] Bank Hapoalim, Bank Leumi, Bank Mizrahi...

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1 November 2013

Financing the Israeli Occupation: The Current Involvement of Israeli Banks in Israeli Settlement Activity

Author: Who Profits

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the banks mentioned in the report to respond. Response by the Association of Banks in Israel provided] Who Profits'...report reveals that all the Israeli banks are still heavily involved in...

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31 October 2013

Israeli banks involved in financing illegal settlements in Palestine, Who Profits' report

Israeli banks provide financial services for construction and infrastructure projects in West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements and provide loans to regional and local councils of settlements in the West Bank. Reports by WhoProfits have focused on...

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1 March 2013

[PDF] The Israeli Catalyst Report: Women Leading Business

Author: Strauss Group & Israel Women's Network

Strauss Group is proud to publish, in collaboration with the Israel Women's Network, the third annual Israeli Catalyst Census, which examines the percentage of women in senior executive positions and on the boards of directors of TA-100 companies. The...

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5 June 2011

Israel: Maala publishes 2011 CSR rankings of 85 companies; finds upward trend in adoption of CSR principles, but lack of reporting on social & environmental issues

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