Europe’s five largest pension funds have €7.5 billion invested in companies with business activities in and around illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. This is at odds with United Nations guidelines, clear warnings from 18 European countries, and undermines the two-state solution, experts warn.
Danish investment funds invest 689 million dkk. in companies with activities in the Israeli settlements on the West Bank, a new report from Danwatch shows.
Despite critique, the Municipality of Copenhagen continues its investments in companies that contribute to the maintenance of the Israeli settlements in the West Bank, a new report from Danwatch shows.
The security company G4S terminates its contracts with the Israeli prison services over a 3 year period. This decision is made in the wake of a DanWatch report from 2010 which discloses the company’s contracts with Israeli prisons.
The financing of illegal settlements and extraction of natural resources from occupied Palestinian territories leads Danish pension fund Sampension to exclude four companies from their investment portfolio.
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It made headlines around the world when Danske Bank in early 2014 excluded Israeli Bank Hapoalim from its investment portfolio over Hapoalim’s ties to Israeli settlements. Now, two years later, Danske Bank is ready to invest in Bank Hapoalim again. Danwatch has tried to find out why.
Danish travel agencies advertise trips to occupied territories as “to Israel”. This is against the Danish Marketing Act, says expert.
Danish stores take lotions from Israeli settlements off the shelves and retract orders. Minister advises against trade with settlements.
In the controversial issue of their engagement on the occupied West Bank, G4S now reveals which contracts they plan to pull out of and which they plan to continue.
Danish pension funds and investment funds are using their customers’ savings to invest heavily in illegal Israeli settlements. The UN special rapporteur recommends the selling of shares, but this is not the way to go, investors say.
The Technical University of Denmark and Roskilde University participates in scientific collaborations involving Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. DTU now drop their project with a settlement. The Danish Foreign Minister welcomes the decision.