The Southern Africa Task Force Proxy Statement on Gulf Oil Corporation

by Gulf Angola Project, Task Force on Southern Africa of the United Presbyterian Church USA
Washington, DC, United States
March 24, 1971
6 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
This proxy statement explains the solicitation of proxies for four proposals that will be presented to the annual meeting of shareholders of the Gulf Oil Corporation to be held on April 27, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia. The statement provides considerable information to stockholders about Portuguese colonialism in Angola and Gulf’s role in there. Contents: Purpose of Solicitation • Introduction • Portuguese Colonialism • The African Response • Portugal's Reaction • Gulf's Involvement • Gulf's Social Responsibility • Proposal #1 To Establish a Committee to Examine Gulf Involvement in Portuguese Africa • Proposal #2 To Provide for Disclosure of Charitable Gifts • Proposal #3 To Enlarge the Board of Directors • Proposal #4 T Amend the Corporation Charter to Exclude Investments in Colonially-Ruled Areas • Miscellaneous • Appendix: Text of Proposals
Collection: Robert E. Maurer Papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections