Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
French multinational Veolia is known for its involvement in several Israeli colonization projects in the occupied West Bank. In a public relations effort to sell a supposed commitment to peace, the company has lend its name to the Veolia Desert Challenge, an Israeli biking event held in the Naqab on 2 December.
This year’s event included a “The Race for Peace”.
Who Profits, a project of the Israeli Coalition of Women for Peace, has uncovered evidence that Veolia is involved in dumping Israeli waste at the company’s site in Tovlan in the occupied Jordan Valley.
Back in early June, the Clean Water Agency announced that, in an RFQ (Request for Qualifications) process, "three firms have been identified as the most highly qualified to receive the project RFP [Request for Proposal]."
According to the minutes from the meeting, the three firms are CDM Constructors, CH2M-Hill and Veolia Water.
Almost from the start there was controversy. Three Davis residents, Mikos Fabersunne, Mary Wind and Mike Pach, spoke and argued that they "wanted
On 11 March 2011, the Danish-British security firm G4S announced its exit from some contracts in the West Bank. The company will continue to deliver security services to illegal settlements in the West Bank and to prisons in Israel.