Protests Held In 12 Cities Against Tiaa-cref Investments In Israeli Military Occupation

Author: We Divest, Published on: 18 July 2013

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited TIAA-CREF to respond. TIAA-CREF declined to respond] On...July 16th at TIAA-CREF offices in over a dozen cities...[in the USA], human rights advocates protested the retirement giant’s investments in Israeli military occupation...The protesters...[were] also signaling their displeasure with TIAA-CREF’s refusal to allow investors to vote on a shareholder resolution, which calls on TIAA-CREF to divest from companies...which profit from segregated services, home demolitions, militarized violence, and other human rights abuses. [refers to Veolia, Caterpillar, Northrup Grumman, SodaStream]

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Related companies: Caterpillar Northrop Grumman SodaStream Veolia (formerly Vivendi Environnement)