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Barclays Stock Brokers facilitating investment in the arms trade

Barclays Bank claims that it is “not an investor in the defence industry” (defence is the euphemism the industry uses to avoid talking about trade in weapons). However, the bank profits from investment in the arms trade through providing its… Continue Reading

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Ecostream campaign victorious

Brighton’s Ecostream store has closed down after a two year campaign of demonstrations, street actions and direct action. Ecostream issued the following statement this morning: “SodaStream confirms that the EcoStream store, located on Western Road in Brighton, closed earlier this… Continue Reading

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Oxfam’s PR firm helping to greenwash Sodastream

UPDATE 09/04/2014 – Response from Oxfam America: Oxfam claims that “Fenton does not do any work for SodaStream at this time. It had a one-year relationship with the company that ended in 2012. Oxfam did not begin to work with… Continue Reading

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Corporate Watch refused permission to visit the SodaStream factory in Mishor Adumim

In August 2012 the Israeli carbonated beverage manufacturer SodaStream opened their first own brand shop in the UK. EcoStream, which is owned by SodaStream, is located in Brighton and promotes itself as an eco friendly alternative to bottled drinks. However,… Continue Reading

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Settlement expansion in the Mishor Adumim industrial zone

During the last four years Corporate Watch have made numerous visits to the settlement industrial zone of Mishor Adumim with the aim of documenting the companies working there.  We have also been highlighting the impact the expansion of the illegal… Continue Reading