Cott Corp

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A Canadian multinational beverage and food service company. Its Israeli subsidiary Eden Springs extracts water from the occupied Golan Heights and is headquartered there.

Eden Springs extracts and distributes mineral water, markets coffee and espresso machines, and makes home and office water devices.

The company uses water from a spring in the occupied Golan Heights. The main plant is located in Katzerin I.Z., which is also in the Golan Heights.

Economic Activism Highlights
  • On May 23, 2018, the student senate at the University of Oregon passed a resolution to divest from companies including the Strauss Group, the Osem Group, Hewlett-Packard Company, Ahava, General Electric, Eden Springs, Motorola, G4S, Elbit Systems. The resolution also prohibited the purchase of products from Sabra, Tribe, Sodastream, and the companies listed above. 
  • On March 6, 2016, the Vassar Student Association voted to support the international BDS movement and to divest from companies profiting from Israeli human rights abuses, including Eden Springs.