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Author: Mark Hanis

Divestment Success

In 2007, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act (SADA). In addition to providing federal authorization for our targeted Sudan divestment legislation, SADA contained a provision that prevented the U.S. Government from contracting with companies engaged in restricted business with the Government of Sudan. Restricted business operations include power production activities, mineral extraction activities, oil-related activities, or the production of military equipment. We at Genocide Intervention Network (GI-NET) recently discovered that ABB—one of the “Highest Offenders” tracked in GI-NET’s Sudan Company Report and one of many companies we are in direct communication with—was ...
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