U.S. Churches Pledge Intensive Opposition to U.S. Corporate Investment in Apartheid - Part Two

(Vol. 14, No. 5)
by Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
New York, New York, United States
1985, month not known
8 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: South African Council of Churches Calls for Disinvestment and Other Economic Sanctions Against Apartheid • THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA • Oil Is Vital to South Africa's Industrial Economy • Secrecy Shields the Strategic Oil Industry • OPEC Embargo Sparks Top to Bottom Regulation • Role of U.S. Companies • Oil Companies Defend Their Role • U.S. Companies Have Not Discouraged Apartheid • MOBIL CORPORATION • TEXACO and CHEVRON • FLUOR CORPORATION • MANUFACTURING • Manufacturing Sector Takes Off • Supplying Cheap Black Labor to Feed Industrial Growth • U.S. Manufacturers Make Profits • Strategic Role • GENERAL ELECTRIC • The newsletter discusses the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Dr. Beyers Naude, South African security police, the Minister of Law and Order, economic sanctions against apartheid, church leaders, Western countries, divestment, new investment, sophisticated technological equipment, the Official Secrets Act, oil companies, the National Key Points Act, black laborers, gold, the National Supplies Procurement Act, the UN arms embargo, Caltex Petroleum Corp., South African securities law, Exxon, Rawleigh Warner, the military, state-owned synthetic fuel plants, offshore natural gas reserves, Mossel Bay, the coast of Namibia, the white opposition party in the South African parliament, white business,  Association of Chambers of Commerce, Caltex Oil (South Africa) (Pty.) Ltd. (COSA), Dennis Fletcher, SASOL, homelands (Bantustans), coal, David S. Tappan Jr., the Electricity Supply Commission (ESCOM), the South African Iron and Steel Industrial Corporation (ISCOR), South African General Electric Company (SAGE), Ford C. Slater, diesel locomotives, South African Railways, and iron ore.

Used by permission of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.
Collection: Miloanne Hecathorn papers