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Palestine Solidarity for Families

Demolition of a home in East Jerusalem, as depicted by a child of the Amro family. The children continue to suffer from anxiety, trauma, and bedwetting following the partial demolition of their home in 2015. Sodastream, Hewlett Packard, and Barclays… Continue Reading

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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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An insider’s account of the Sainsbury’s AGM

Corporate Watch were inside the Sainsbury’s AGM yesterday. Here’s an account of what happened: Campaigners protesting outside the Sainsbury’s AGM at the QE2 conference centre in Westminster yesterday called for the company to cease working with companies profiting from Israel’s… Continue Reading

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Open letter to Sainsbury’s shareholders

The Sainsbury’s Annual General Meeting is being held in London tomorrow. This is Corporate Watch’s message to the shareholders attending the AGM. Corporate Watch urges you to pressure the Sainsbury’s management to listen to the call from Palestinians living under… 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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“They destroyed our lives and then gave a few people a job. It is nothing”: Some unanswered questions for SodaStream

As we have previously reported Corporate Watch was recently denied a requested visit to the SodaStream factory in the illegal West Bank settlement of Mishor Adumim. Despite the company’s insistence that anyone who visits the premises will find it to… 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