What is divest?

  • (verb): Take away possessions from someone.
    Synonyms: deprive, strip
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on divest:

Disinvestment From Israel - Disinvestment Efforts - United States - Universities
... Berkeley Student Senate resolution asked that the university divest itself of companies that conduct business with Israel, especially targeting General Electric and United Technologies which supplies arms and ... another UC Berkeley Student Senate resolution was passed as SB160, which proposed the university divest itself of companies complicit in Israel's abuse of human rights in Gaza ...
Save Darfur Coalition - Advocacy Programs - Divest For Darfur
... to change its policies and bring peace to its people, Save Darfur launched a divestment campaign, Divest for Darfur ... Divest for Darfur focused on using print and broadcast advertisements to target the “highest offending” companies that conducted business in Sudan, such as ... Divest for Darfur’s broadcast advertisements aired on CNN while print were featured in The Hill, Roll Call and the Washington Times and among other national markets.6 Besides creating ...
Disinvestment - Targets - Nations - Sudan
... There is currently a growing movement to divest from companies that do business with the Sudanese government responsible for genocide in Darfur ... to divest - scores of public and private-sector entities are now following suit ... In New York City, Councilman Eric Gioia recently introduced a resolution to divest City pension funds from companies doing business with Sudan ...
Nemo Dat Quod Non Habet - Recording Statutes
... have codified recording statutes that will enable subsequent purchasers to divest title from the party with common law title if they qualify for protection under the recording statute ... A race statute will divest common law title from a person with superior title if the subsequent purchaser recorded their deed prior to the person with superior title ... A notice statute will divest common law title from a person with superior title if the subsequent purchaser had no notice (either actual or constructive - otherwise known as bona fide) of the true owner ...
Dave Parker (rock Musician) - Projects - Bleed Theory and Divest
... The band then evolved into Divest ... After guitarist Dave Parker joined Coheed and Cambria as touring keyboardist Divest also went on hiatus until briefly reforming with three original members ...

More definitions of "divest":

  • (verb): Reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment).
    Example: "The company decided to divest"
    Synonyms: disinvest
  • (verb): Deprive of status or authority.
    Synonyms: disinvest