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Divestment      The Companies


Companies Supporting Illegal Occupations


See companies in United Methodist Church investment portfolios

that are within Israeli settlements or otherwise sustaining the Israeli occupation.

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Data to support United Methodist resolutions for General Conference 2016 pertaining to:
• divestment from companies involved in the illegal Israeli settlements
• investment screens for companies involved in all illegal settlement activity resulting from military occupations,
not only in Israel/Palestine

Public Companies Profiting from
Illegal Israeli Settlements on Palestinian Land

Supports Petition 60855 - "Establish a Screen to Remove and Avoid
Investments in Illegal Settlements" submitted by Minnesota, Oregon-Idaho,
West Michigan, Upper New York, and California-Pacific Annual Conferences and 1
Similar Petition (from UMKR)


Public Companies Producing Goods or Services In
Illegal Israeli Settlements on Palestinian Land

Supports Petition 60858 - "Divestment" - submitted by Pacific Northwest and New
England and 1 Similar Petition (from UMKR)


Companies Producing Goods or Services
In Morocco's Illegal Settlement of Western Sahara

Supports Petition 60858 - "Divestment" - submitted by Pacific Northwest and New
England and 1 Similar Petition (from UMKR)

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The history of United Methodists' corporate engagement

with Caterpillar, Hewlett Packard and Motorola Solutions.

Supports Petition 60856 - "Divest from Caterpillar" submitted by GBCS, Desert
Southwest, and Pacific Northwest Annual Conference and 1 Similar Petition (from
UMKR)

Supports Petition 60857 - "Divest from Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions,
and Hewlett Packard" - submitted by Pacific Northwest, Oregon-Idaho, Upper New
York and 1 Similar Petition (from UMKR)


For Petitions 60856 and 60857, see also

Companies in United Methodist investment portfolios


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See the report from the Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), recommending divestment from three companies: Caterpillar, Hewlett Packard and Motorola Solutions.