Responsible Investor
August 10, 2011

Institutional investors from the $3trn Conflict Risk Network (CRN) have called on oil firms including Royal Dutch Shell and Total to cease their operations in strife-torn Syria.

The group – comprising Boston Common Asset Management, Calvert Asset Management, Domini Social Investments, Capricorn Investment Group and research firm GES Investment Services – is calling on 11 listed oil firms to either halt their Syria operations or take other steps in response to the Assad government’s crackdown on civilian protestors.

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By Daniel Brooksbank

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