On October 31, Morningstar published a statement that it had reached an agreement with pro-Israel organizations to change its methodology in determining its risk ratings for companies doing business with Israel.
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NGO Monitor analyzed New Israel Fund’s (NIF) 2021 financial report detailing grants to 260 Israeli non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
The following analysis presents all grants reported by the 35 Israeli NGOs receiving foreign government funding and involved in political advocacy, according to their annual financial reports for 2017-2019.
In December 2019, LPHR filed a complaint with the UK National Contact Point for the OECD against J.C Bamford Excavators Limited (JCB), a construction equipment company headquartered in the UK. Numerous methodological failures demonstrate the political objectives of this complaint.
- International Criminal Court (ICC)
- Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
JCB (J.C Bamford Excavators), a UK-based manufacturer of construction equipment, has become a target of BDS campaigns due to its sale of equipment to the State of Israel. These campaigns, primarily from British NGOs, intensified in 2020 after JCB was included on the discriminatory UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) “blacklist” of companies operating in Israel, published in February 2020.
NGO Monitor has analyzed New Israel Fund (NIF) 2019 financial reports, which detail grants to 273 Israeli non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and 60 American NGOs. We focus specifically on the approximately 10% of NIF’s funding that is distributed to 32 political advocacy NGOs claiming to promote human rights in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Since the publication of the UN BDS blacklist, and in spite of the current global COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic turmoil, NGO activists have been targeting companies with using the list.
The UN Human Rights Council and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights have joined the ranks of leading BDS groups by issuing a defamatory blacklist of 112 Israeli and foreign companies, falsely accusing them of committing human rights violations.