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Charities investing in arms trade identified

Charities investing in arms trade identified

Charities, trade unions and the Labour party are among organisations who still hold shares in arms companies. Campaign Against Arms Trade’s annual survey identifies the Leukemia Research Fund, for example, as holding 10,000 shares in BAE Systems, “Britain’s biggest arms company,” according to The Guardian.

Find out more, including the Leukemia Research Fund’s response, in Sectors continue to invest in arms by Diane Taylor and Richard Norton-Taylor at SocietyGuardian.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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