Code of Conduct for Businesses Operating in South Africa
by Jennifer Davis, American Committee on Africa, Tim Smith, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
New York, New York, United States
March 15, 1994
American Committee on Africa
The mailing says we are writing to seek your support for, a series of corporate shareholder proposals on South Africa; we hope that all investors in companies that received these proposals, including state and city pension funds, universities, socially responsible mutual funds and individuals will vote in favor of these proposals; we urge you to take whatever steps you can to promote such action. The mailing includes Code of Conduct for Businesses Operating in South Africa adopted by the National Conference of the South African Council of Churches, July 1993. The mailing discusses the ANC (African National Congress), Nelson Mandela, re-investment in the South African economy in a socially responsible manner, the legacy of apartheid, Crown Cork & Seal, United Technologies, Chase Manhattan Bank, Firstar Bank, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), the South African Catholic Bishop's Conference, the Jewish Board of Deputies, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Borden, Bristol-Myers Squib, Colgate-Palmolive, Ingersoll-Rand, International Paper, Kimberly Clark, Pfizer, U.S. banks, Chemical, Citibank, Nationsbank, J.P. Morgan, equal opportunity, training and education, workers’ rights working and living conditions, job creation and security, consumer protection, environmental protection, empowerment of black business, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR).
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive