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Caterpillar moves to cut links with Iran

Financial Times

By Harvey Morris in New York

Caterpillar, the US building equipment group, has become the latest company to bow to a lobbyists’ “name and shame” campaign by announcing steps to sever trading links with Iran.

Lobbyists have also been active in drafting US legislation that would oblige Barack Obama, US president, to act against foreign companies…

UANI’s database of targeted companies includes industrial brand leaders in Europe, Asia and elsewhere, and oil companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Petrobras.

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