To: The ICCR Work Group on Transnational Corporations
by Tim Smith, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
New York, New York, United States
July 31, 1978
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
The memorandum says the Long Range Planning meeting identified Southern Africa and Chile as the two key areas of focus for 1978-79 regarding the role of transnational corporations in repressive societies. An enclosure presents 1978 campaigns focused on several issues of economic involvement in Southern Africa: (1) Bank loans, (2) No expansion in South Africa, (3) No strategic sales to the government of South Africa, (4) Withdrawal from South Africa, (5) Cut-back of oil sales to South Africa because of transshipment to Rhodesia. • Southern Africa • 1978 Campaigns • Bank Campaign • Possible Action Steps for 1978-79 • Research, Information, Publicity • Public Policy • Meetings With Management • Stockholder Actions • Withdrawal of Accounts • International Networking • Networking • No Expansion • No Sales to the South African Government • Withdrawal • Oil to Rhodesia • Chile • Rationale • Objectives • Actions • Suggested Actions • New Investments in Chile • Miscellaneous • Technology • Political Contributions
Used by permission of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections