Do Oil Fund investments in the Occupied Palestinian Territory violate human rights?
A new report on investments by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund in the Occupied Palestinian Territory recommends reviewing exclusion criteria to avoid inconsistencies and prevent human rights risks.
The report looks at institutional investors’ responsibility to respect human rights; the human rights impact of settlement business activities; and makes recommendations as to how the fund can better meets its responsibility to respect human rights in line with international standards.
The report, which was launched on April 24th, considers investments in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, but is relevant for all occupied territories, and for all types of investor.
The report has been written by human rights experts from Essex Business and Human Rights Project (EBHR) in the United Kingdom - Chiara Macchi, Tara Van Ho and Luis Felipe Yanes.