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General Dynamics

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13 September 2019

Amnesty International report finds arms companies failing to address human rights risks; incl. co comments

The defence sector plays an important yet often overlooked role in the supply of military goods and services to countries involved in committing human rights violations, argues Amnesty International. For their report "Outsourcing Responsibilty", the...

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21 August 2019
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20 August 2019

Nearly 200 CEOs say their companies are committed to delivering value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders

On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), a lobbying group composed of leading CEOs in the US, released an updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. This statement expresses a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders, including...

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28 June 2019

Norway: Govt. wealth fund to invest again in 5 companies previously excluded over human rights concerns

Author: Pensions & Investments

"Norway's sovereign wealth giant investing again in 5 companies", 26 June 2019...

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5 March 2019
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Author: 45eNord.ca (Canada)

« Opération Droits blindés vise maintenant l’ensemble de l’industrie de la défense », 27 février 2019...

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

General Dynamics did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited General Dynamics to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. General Dynamics did not respond.

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8 October 2018

NGO: British financial institutions complicit in Israeli war crimes

In July 2017, War on Want (WoW) published a report claiming that UK-based banks and investment companies are complicit in Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. The financial institutions cited in the report have allegedly invested in defence...

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23 July 2018

CalSTRS begins review of holdings of private prison companies

Author: Randy Diamond, Chief Investment Officer - CIO

The chief investment officer of the second-largest US retirement plan, the $224 billion California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), has ordered a review to determine if the pension organization should divest from the stock and bonds of two...

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26 June 2018

USA: Govt. contractors accused of profiting from separation & detention of migrant & asylum seeking families

In May 2018, the Trump administration announced that it would increase prosecutions of migrants and asylum seekers crossing the US-Mexico border and implemented a “zero tolerance” policy intended to deter new migrants with the threat of jail sentences...

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21 June 2018

General Dynamics response

Author: General Dynamics

General Dynamics Information Technology has provided support to unaccompanied minors through its work with the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), a part of the Department of Health and Human Services, since 2000. This includes casework support...

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