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26 October 2017

130 Israeli companies, 60 int'l corporations on UN 'blacklist'

Author: Itamar Eichner, Ynetnews (Israel)

...30 Israeli companies and 60 international corporations operating in Israel received warning letters from United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...cautioning them of their impending inclusion in a "blacklist" of companies active beyond...

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Company non-response
16 October 2017

Bank Leumi did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Bank Leumi to provide a more detailed response to HRW's report. Bank Leumi did not respond.

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16 October 2017

OPT: HRW calls on Israeli banks to comply with human rights responsibilities, cease activities in settlements

A 2017 Human Rights Watch (HRW) report refutes claims by Israeli banks that they are required to provide financial services to settlements in the occupied West Bank under Israeli law.  HRW analysed Israeli law and international humanitarian and human...

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13 October 2017

Danish pension fund divests from four companies over complicity in the Israeli occupation

Author: Sarah Scheer Pedersen, Danwatch (Denmark)

“Pension Fund blacklists four companies after Danwatch investigation”, 10 October 2017...

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12 September 2017

OPT: French civil society groups call on AXA to end alleged complicity in human rights abuse through its investments in Israeli banks & weapons manufacturer

AXA’s investments in three Israeli banks and a weapons manufacturer have been linked to human rights abuses and contraventions of international law. The three Israeli banks: Hapoalim, Leumi, and Mizrahi Tefahot, reportedly provide special loans for...

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Company non-response
14 August 2017

Leumi has not responded re allegations of financing Israeli settlements

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Leumi to respond to Who Profits' "Financing Land Grab" report, but has not received a response yet.

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13 August 2017

Report: Israeli banks financing construction & occupation of illegal settlements in the West Bank; banks invited to respond to allegations

Author: Who Profits

"Financing land grab: The direct involvement of Israeli banks in the Israeli settlement enterprise",  February 2017...

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11 April 2017

Equileap publishes ranking of over 3,000 firms on progress towards gender equality

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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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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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