Namibia and biological weapons

With a letter to the UN Namibian ambassador, BKC and SfC engage asked the African country to ratify the biological weapons convention. The engagement is done also on behalf of SfC.   In January Bank für Kirche und Caritas (BKC), founding member of SfC – Shareholders for Change,  has started to engage the Namibian government,[…]

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Forma Futura leads SfC engagement on Skanska and other companies

Forma Futura leads SfC engagement on Johnson Controls, Becton Dickinson, Ericsson and others   The Zurich based Forma Futura Invest, one of the three Swiss members of SfC – Shareholders for Change, will send letters to seven companies in March, asking for clarification on a number of controversial cases. This will be done also on[…]

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Ecofi launches a new SfC engagement with Orange

A new engagement process with Orange has been launched by SfC’s founding member Ecofi Investissements in October.   Alleged anti-competitive practices, alleged controversies in the relation with customers in Africa and Poland as well as the restructuring process, back in 2008, accompanied by an anomalous number of suicides among the company’s employees, that has recently[…]

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Rheinmetall engagement

On 31 July, the Italian government has suspended Rheinmetall bomb export licenses to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, involved in the Yemen war, for 18 months.   The company’s Italian subsidiary, RWM Italia, produces bombs that are exported to Saudi Arabia and used to bomb Yemen, in a war which has no legitimacy under[…]

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