The General Synod of the Church of England took a morally courageous decision 3 years ago to disinvest
from companies that profited from supplying goods and services in the Palestinian occupied territories," she said.
Human rights organizations in the US have said that they will use the law and campaign to force pension funds to disinvest
from it if they are not satisfied with its conduct in the country.
The House of Representatives has backed separate legislation that would oblige the federal government to keep a record of energy companies violating the $20m threshold and make it easier for state pension funds to disinvest
He explained, however, that there were calls for divestment from various groups following a plea made by the Anglican bishop in Jerusalem, Riah Abu El-Assal, who is Palestinian, to disinvest
from Caterpillar Inc.
Rachel Harford, of the Campaign Against the Arms Trade which uncovered the hospitals' arms trade links, said: "It is essential these trusts disinvest
as a matter of urgency.
B]eware tendencies to disinvest
in public education and ignore church-state concerns.
He said that a decision has also been taken to disinvest
the remaining 49 per cent shares of the Muslim Commercial Bank and 24 per cent shares of the Allied Bank Limited before the end of March next year.
115) argue that the firms most likely to disinvest
are those that can most easily afford to do so.
Although Hardy is prepared to disinvest
in a company that adopts a policy which is deemed unethical (as when BSkyB started broadcasting programmes with pornographic content), he prefers to raise concerns with the company directly.
We invest in the past by borrowing from future generations, but we disinvest
in the future - at our economic peril," Shafroth told the subcommittee, which is chaired by Representative John Conyers.
Govt says no plan to disinvest
in BSNL, MTNL: The government on Wednesday said there is no proposal to disinvest
stake in BSNL and MTNL as part of their revival strategy.
Al-Ameen Islamic Active Allocation Plan-III will smartly invest and disinvest
between Islamic Equities and Islamic Income/Money Market based mutual funds, depending on the Fund Manager's outlook on asset classes.