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9 June 2010

Maala Ranking 2010 [Israel]

Author: Maala - Business for Social Responsibility [Israel]

Maala Organization unveiled the "2010 Maala Index for Social Responsibility" at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange...Most of the ranking data serve to indicate an increase in the number of companies participating in the index...growth in the number of...

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1 March 2010

[PDF] Annual Report 2009

Author: Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global

The Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government’s Pension Fund Global…makes recommendations…on the potential exclusion of companies from the Pension Fund on the basis of acts or omissions that contravene the criteria in the Ethical Guidelines for...

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19 February 2010

Scandanavian financial institutions drop Elbit due to BDS pressure

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada

One of the largest Dutch pension funds [ABP] told The Electronic Intifada today that it is selling off its shares in Elbit. The wave of divestment follows campaigning by Palestinian organizations and international solidarity activists to divest from...

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1 December 2009

[PDF] Principles and Mechanisms to Hold Business Accountable for Human Rights Abuses: Potential Avenues to Challenge Corporate Involvement in Israel's Oppression of the Palestinian People

Author: Yasmine Gado, BADIL Resource Center

One of the most important legal challenges today is the battle to hold transnational corporations (TNCs) accountable for their involvement in human rights violations. Efforts are currently being made by a variety of actors in what is referred to as the...

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3 September 2009

Norway fund sells Israeli shares on ethical grounds

Author: Aasa Christine Stoltz & Wojciech Moskwa, Reuters

Norway's sovereign wealth fund has sold its stake in Israeli company Elbit Systems because it supplied surveillance equipment for the separation barrier in the West Bank. The $400 billion-plus…fund…has in the past ruled out investing in some two dozen...

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15 May 2008

Norway's sovereign fund divests from Elbit for "contributing to violations of humanitarian law" by supplying equipment for West Bank separation barrier

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15 May 2008

[PDF] Recommendation to the Ministry of Finance [Norway] [regarding Elbit Systems Ltd]

Author: Council on Ethics, Norwegian Government Pension Fund - Global

The Council on Ethics recommends that the Israeli company Elbit Systems Ltd (“Elbit”) be excluded from the Government Pension Fund – Global. Elbit supplies a surveillance system that is part of the separation barrier being built by the Israeli...

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1 July 2007

Israel: 2007 MAALA index ranks 53 companies for social responsibility, including workplace rights, environment

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1 July 2007

[PDF] Israel’s Leading Companies in CR Management

Author: MAALA - Business for Social Responsibility in Israel

Public Companies...Leading Ten [:]...Bagir...Bank Hapoalim...Baran group...Discount bank...Eden springs...Elbit systems...Leumi bank...Osem...Strauss group...Tower semiconductor...Companies Not traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange...Leading five [:].....

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10 October 2006

Amnesty: Two thirds of Israeli arms – for exports

Author: Ronen Bodoni, ynetnews.com [Israel]

Report issued by [Amnesty International, OXFAM International, and IANSA] focuses on contribution of global arms trade to escalation in worldwide violence...Another example regarding Israel is the selling of the US made Apache [manufactured by Boeing]...

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