To: Reporters and Editors
by Warren Day, National Council of the Churches of Christ
with Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, Timothy H. Smith
New York, New York, United States
January 20, 1978
The packet includes: 1) Two news releases - one about the announcement today of the 1978 campaign concerning U.S. investments in southern Africa, and another which gives an overall view of the seven-year church stockholder campaign. 3) A background sheet on the 1978 campaign. 3) List of companies with which stockholder resolutions have been filed, most of which will hold stockholder meetings in the spring. 4) List of spokespersons and religious organizations filing resolutions. 5) An example of the type of resolutions being filed. 6) A background article by Timothy Smith, director of ICCR. The enclosed documents are: 1) Corporations Receiving Resolutions on Southern Africa, Sample Stockholder Resolution, Spokespersons Who Can Be Contacted to Speak About There Resolutions on Southern Africa, Companies Receiving Resolutions on Southern Africa, and Bank Loans to South Africa: The Case Against 'Business As Usual'. Contents of Bank Loans to South Africa: The Case Against 'Business As Usual':The Rationale Against Loans to South Africa • Economic Support • America's Vested Interest • The Bank’s Position
Used by permission of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections