Tag Archives: TIAA-CREF

Protests Held In 12 Cities Against Tiaa-cref Investments In Israeli Military Occupation

 Thursday July 18, 2013 09:28 by We Divest at IMEMC News On Day Of Shareholder Meeting July 17, Oakland, CA – On Tuesday, July 16th at TIAA-CREF offices in over a dozen cities nationwide, human rights advocates protested the retirement giant’s investments in Israeli military occupation, on the same day that TIAA-CREF held its annual […]

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PRESS RELEASE | TIAA-CREF Shareholders Meet to Elect New Trustees Amidst Calls for Continued Divestment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE We Divest | July 16, 2012 On July 17, 2012, human rights organizations will take part in a series of nationwide protests (details below) to coincide with the annual meeting of the College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) being held in New York City. These organizations will be urging the pension fund giant […]

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Decision to oust Caterpillar from influential ethical investing index linked to Israeli use of tractors

WE DIVEST | June 26m 2012 Role of Israel’s use of the tractors in the decision suggests that a sustained campaign by pro-Palestinian groups has had some effect. By: JTA Posted on Haaretz.com on June 23, 2012, 1:59 am The sale of Caterpillar tractors to Israel was a factor, but not the determining one, in […]

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Divesting from Israel’s Occupation

By Ida Audeh – Boulder, Colorado In September, the University of Colorado Board of Regents will be presented with a petition urging it to remove from the university’s stock portfolio all companies that profit from Israel’s occupation of the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip. Launched by CU-Divest and signed by nearly […]

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Action Alert | One week left to raise your voice !

Posted on July 12, 2011 | We Divest Dear Supporter, Next week I am going to Charlotte, NC, and I want to bring your voice with me. You see, financial giant TIAA-CREF is having its shareholder meeting in Charlotte, but the company refuses to talk about the Israeli occupation. That’s why I am asking you […]

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PRESS RELEASE | National Quaker group joins Jewish-led divestment campaign from TIAA-CREF

 June 27, 2011 | We Divest First client of pension giant to sign on to screen investments that profit from Israel’s occupation For immediate release We Divest from Israel’s Occupation, wedivest.org Contact Sydney Levy (Jewish Voice for Peace), sydney AT jvp.org, PHILADELPHIA—American Friends Service Committee (AFSC,) the nearly century-old, Nobel Peace Prize-winning Quaker organization publicly announced their support […]

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