New Jersey moves to divest from Ben & Jerry’s, Unilever over settlement ban

New Jersey moves to divest from Ben & Jerry’s, Unilever over settlement ban

New Jersey moves to divest from Ben & Jerry’s, Unilever over settlement ban State gives ice cream maker’s parent firm, which is headquartered there, 90 days to change course after review reaches preliminary conclusion company breached anti-BDS laws Jacob Magid is The Times of Israel's US correspondent based in New York WASHINGTON — Following in Arizona’s footsteps, the state of New Jersey announced Tuesday that it could divest funds from Ben & Jerry’s, along with its parent company, Unilever, over the ice cream firm’s decision to cease sales in Israeli settlements, becoming the second US state to do so. The director of the New Jersey Division of Investment penned a letter to Unilever CEO Alan Jope earlier this month notifying him that the state’s review of Ben & Jerry’s July …
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