Funds are divesting holdings of companies in Sudan, and activists credit their campaign to persuade them to do so, Reuters reports. However, institutional investors and mutual funds still have billions of dollars invested in companies that do business in Sudan, or have ties to companies that do.

“The burgeoning Sudan divestment movement has already facilitated a response from companies operating in Sudan, institutional investors and mutual fund managers,” said Adam Sterling, director of the Sudan Divestment Task Force.

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