RESOLUTIONS ON SOUTHERN AFRICA

ACTIONS FOR 1973
by Church Project on United States Investments in Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, early 1973, possibly late 1972
5 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Portugal
Language: English
Contents: RESOLUTIONS ON SOUTHERN AFRICA • Standard Resolution Filed with Eleven U.S. Corporations • 1. HISTORY • II. RELATIONS WITH WORKERS • III. RELATIONS WITH THE GOVERNMENT • STATEMENT OF SECURITY HOLDER • Resolution and Statement Submitted to Exxon Corporation • STATEMENT OF SECURITY HOLDER • Phillips in Namibia • RESOLUTION • STATEMENT OF SECURITY HOLDER • The report says the Church Project on U.S. Investments in Southern Africa is a cooperative venture of boards and agencies of the American Baptist Churches, the National Council of Churches, the Protestant Episcopal Church, the United Methodist Church, the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., and the Unitarian-Universalist Association. The report says the Church Project on U.S. Investments in Southern Africa - 1973 is a coalition of six Protestant denominations that hold stock in a number of U.S. companies investing in Southern Africa. Church agencies that hold stock have filed stockholder resolutions with over a dozen corporations in 1973; in 1972 stockholder resolutions requesting full disclosure of the involvement of Mobil, Goodyear, IBM, and GM in South Africa and Gulf Oil in Angola were filed. The report discusses GM (General Motors), IBM (International Business Machines), Mobil Oil, "border areas", Bantustans, white and non-white employees, wage rates, fringe benefits, promotions, legal assistance, housing, African, Asian, Colored and White workers, human rights, Apartheid laws, collectively bargaining, racially segregated areas, Xerox Corporation, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, First National City Bank, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, General Electric Company, Burroughs Corporation, International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation (IT&T), Chrysler Corporation, Caterpillar Tractor Company, Texaco, Eastman Kodak, Exxon Corporation, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), the Portuguese colony of Angola,, a war for independence from Portugal, Phillips Petroleum Company, the League of Nations, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), taxes, royalties, African independence movements, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, the Board of Directors,  and the National Council of Churches (NCC).
Collection: Lynne Weikart Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections