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2 July 2018

Europcar reportedly shuts down Israeli branches in West Bank settlements

Author: Middle East Monitor

"Europcar divests from the Israeli occupation", 2 July 2018...

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Company non-response
26 June 2018

JA SOLAR did not respond to concerns regarding its involvement in Israeli solar fields

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited JA SOLAR to respond to the allegations. JA SOLAR did not respond.

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Company non-response
25 June 2018

Fassi did not respond to concerns regarding its involvement in Israeli solar fields

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Fassi to respond to the allegations. Fassi did not respond.

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25 June 2018

OPT: Mixed response from multinationals in Israeli solar sector accused of contributing to Palestinian displacement

In May 2018, Who Profits published a report that examines how Israel's solar energy industry contributes to Palestinian displacement. The report claims that Israeli solar projects in the Negev desert and Area C of the occupied West Bank descriminate...

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21 June 2018

PGR Drive Technologies responds to concerns regarding its involvement in Israeli solar fields

Author: PGR Drive Technologies

We would like to thank you once again for your warning. PGR Drive Technologies produces gearbox and our products are intermediate products between machinary application and the power of these applications (such as electric motor or hydraulic motor)....

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Company response
19 June 2018

ABB responds to concerns regarding its involvement in Israeli solar fields

Author: ABB

With respect to claims by WhoProfits in their report, “Plundering the sun: The Israeli solar energy industry and Palestinian forced displacement” of May 2018, ABB states that it has not sold products or services to, nor made any investments into the...

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Story
19 June 2018

Western Sahara: NGO raises human rights concerns regarding Nutrien's phosphate supply chain, Nutrien responds by confirming its plans to reduce imports from the region

In May 2018, Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) raised human rights concerns against Nutrien, which has been exploiting the occupied Western Sahara's phosphate resources. Nutrien, which is a merger of two major Canadian companies Agrium and...

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18 June 2018

SMA Solar Technology responds to concerns regards its involvement in Israeli solar fields

Author: SMA Solar Technology

... As a signatory of the UN Global Compact, SMA Solar Technology AG is highly committed to adhering to the principles and rules of responsible corporate governance, including upholding human rights in all aspects of our business. Using cost-efficient...

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Company response
18 June 2018

Volvo responds to concerns regarding its involvement in the Israeli occupation

Author: Malin Ripa, Volvo Group

... Thank you for providing Volvo Group with the opportunity to respond to a recently published report by Who Profits related to the use of Volvo machinery and trucks in Israel and Palestine. The Volvo Group is a producer of trucks, heavy machinery,...

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Company non-response
16 April 2018

HeidelbergCement did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HeidelbergCement to respond to concerns about its operations in Western Sahara, it did not respond.

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