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

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

The sale of Caterpillar tractors to Israel was a factor, but not the determining one, in the delisting of the company from an influential index that prioritizes good governance and human rights.The move, however, is poised to further complicate the difficult ongoing conversation about Israel taking place between American Jewish groups and the Presbyterian Church (USA).

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