Monthly Archives: August 2012

Israeli Apartheid Profiteer Sodastream opens new store in Brighton

Sodastream, a carbonated beverage manufacturer is based in the Mishor Adumim settlement industrial zone. Mishor Adumim is an industrial are attached to the residential settlement of Ma’ale Adumim, East of Jerusalem in the Israeli occupied West Bank. Continue reading

Open letter to Ecotricity regarding its meter reading contract with G4S

Dear Ecotricity,

We are writing to you regarding your contract with G4S Utility Services, which provides you with meter reading services. Continue reading

Rachel Corrie’s family call for action against Caterpillar ahead of verdict in civil lawsuit

The family of a woman who was crushed to death by a Caterpillar D9 bulldozer in 2003 have called for divestment from companies complicit in Israels occupation. The family have asked supporters in the US to pressure investment firm TIAA-CREF to divest from Caterpillar and other companies.

The call can be read here – http://rachelcorriefoundation.org/blog/2012/08/10/call-to-action-mark-the-verdict-in-the-corrie-civil-case-in-israel-august-28th Continue reading

Good Energy ditches G4S over ethical concerns

Good Energy has decided to drop G4S as its meter reading contractor following complaints from customers that its contract with the notorious security giant flies in the face of its ethical policy. Continue reading

The trial of G4S rooftop occupiers begins

The two activists who occupied the roof of G4S’ HQ near Crawley for eight hours on 2nd July 2012 appeared in court today to plead guilty/not guilty to an ‘aggravated trespass’ charge under Section 68 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. Continue reading