CHURCH PROXY RESOLUTIONS

by Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
with Timothy H. Smith
New York, New York, United States
January 1983
30 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English

The report says the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) is a coalition of church investors concerned about corporate responsibility. Members include representatives of 14 Protestant denominations and more than 180 Roman Catholic religious communities and dioceses who seek to have their social concerns reflected in the practices of corporations in which they hold stock. The excerpt of the report includes information on shareholder resolutions about South Africa to American Home Products, BankAmerica, Chemical Bank, Control Data Corporation, Doyle, Dane, Bernbach, International Inc., Dresser Industries, Dun & Bradstreet, Eaton Corporation, First Chicago Corporation, General Electric (GE), Ingersoll-Rand Corporation, Motorola, North Carolina National Bank (NCNB), Perkin-Elmer, Republic New York, Sears, Roebuck and Company, the Southern Company, Sperry Corporation, Standard Oil of California, Wells Fargo, Westinghouse Electric, and Xerox. The report mentions apartheid, the Sullivan Principles, computers, the Fluor Corporation, a strategic oil-from-coal installation, the Council on Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), human rights, Crocker Bank, Republic New York Bank, Midland Bank, pass-law regulations, loans, state-owned corporations, the South African government, Krugerrands, IBM, Exxon, GM (General Motors), Ford, Mobil, GE (General Electric), Dun and Bradstreet, Allis-Chalmers, AMAX, American Home Products, Baxter-Travenol Labs, Eaton, Foster Wheeler, International Flavors and Fragrances, American companies, the Bantu Homelands Citizenship Act, the Bantustan system, American Baptist Churches, coal, Orderly Movement and Settlement of Black Persons Bill, a Sperry Univac 1100 series computer, Atlas Aircraft Corporation, military aircraft, the South Africa Armaments Development and Manufacturing Corporation (ARMSCOR), CALTEX, Texaco, Citibank, Phibro, sales to the police and military, Robert McNamara, Johnson & Johnson, Kodak, Gulf & Western, Kimberly-Clark, the Rockefeller Foundation Study Commission, copiers, personal computers, and electronic typewriters. [Note: This PDF only includes the section of the report that relate to South Africa. The Table of Contents identifies other issues covered in the full document.]

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