The following overview enlists stock-exchange registered companies currently operating in Western Sahara. Updated 15 February 2024.
A subsidiary of US company General Electric is partnering with the government of Morocco for an infrastructure project in the illegally occupied Western Sahara.
WSRW has never received a response that politically propagated the occupation to the degree as the one received from a French campaigner for Morocco on behalf of renewable energy company HDF Energy.
WSRW has been invited to contribute to an EU Commission document on trade with Moroccan interests in occupied Western Sahara. This is why we reject taking part.
Half of Moroccan shellfish exporters approved for export into the EU, are in fact located in occupied Western Sahara.
Morocco has for six years avoided directing plunder vessels via South Africa, whose courts have ruled the phosphate plunder of occupied Western Sahara to be illegal. First test is taking place now.
The Erasmus+ financed youth exchange that was supposed to take place in Dakhla, occupied Western Sahara, has reportedly been moved.
The Norwegian government pension fund has announced that it has excluded Delek Group from its portfolio due to its petroleum exploration offshore occupied Western Sahara.
A project supported by the EU Commission's Erasmus+ programme is to send European youth to “North Africa” - but without informing them that they are lured into normalising the illegal occupation of Western Sahara.
Saharawi civil society voices concern over Morocco's gigaplans for renewable energy in occupied Western Sahara during COP28 climate summit and to UN special rapporteur.
As leaders, businesses and civil society from all over the world gather for climate talks in Dubai, one people remains basically unrepresented.
The German government has clarified that its financial support for Siemens Energy will include a provision excluding the firm’s projects in “Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara”.
Companies that want to be perceived as taking human rights responsibly, should not bid on a large tender that will connect Morocco's illegal energy production in Western Sahara to the Moroccan grid, WSRW warns.
Morocco must immediately release a group of leading human rights defenders, UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention demands.
Up to 81% of all land that the Moroccan government has allocated for new, gigantic plans for renewable energy, green hydrogen and ammonia, is located outside of Morocco's international borders, in occupied Western Sahara.
On 23 and 24 October, the EU Court of Justice will hear the parties to the cases on applying EU-Morocco agreements to occupied Western Sahara.
A Norwegian-controlled ship is now offloading Chinese wind turbines in the Canary Islands. Grieg Maritime says that its routines did not detect that the mills were to be installed in occupied Western Sahara.
The controversial assessment that Global Diligence did on occupied Western Sahara for a project that will employ thousands of Moroccan settlers need to be released by French company Engie, WSRW demands in a letter.
Throughout its impact studies, relations with the Moroccan government and partners, and a recent announcement of arrival of windmills to occupied Western Sahara, Engie has shown a total disregard for the UN's approach to the conflict.
This week, the first components that will be used for Engie' highly problematic windmill programme in Western Sahara have arrived to the occupied territory.
Images have appeared of highly controversial windmills on Canary Islands, in transit for Engie's project in occupied Western Sahara.
The German insurance company Allianz goes all in when it politically defends the brutal Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.
Western Sahara republic expresses wish to be included in UN-led climate governance.
A private Chinese battery manufacturer denies rumours from the Moroccan government that it had planned gigantic and potentially highly controversial investments in occupied Western Sahara.
The Swedish truck company Scania, part of Volkswagen, offers services in occupied Western Sahara.
The controversial 300 MW Boujdour wind farm - owned by Enel and supplied by Siemens Gamesa - has been commissioned in occupied Western Sahara.
The Western Sahara republic yesterday announced the signing of a new onshore mineral exploration licence.
The UN recognised representation of the people of Western Sahara is today meeting with Canary fishermen to explore continued fishing opportunities as the EU-Moroccan fisheries are coming to an end.
Swedish fishing vessels are being exported to occupied Western Sahara.
From early May, the Royal Air Maroc ran a propaganda campaign in Strasbourg selling trips to the occupied territory of Western Sahara.
The French company Alcatel has been observed working on the telecom cables into the occupied territory.
French telecom company Orange is proud to finance business opportunities in the Moroccan kingdom's ”southern provinces", praying that “may God assist His Highness, the Moroccan king”.
NewMed's gas exploration licence offshore occupied Western Sahara is "illegal”, Polisario lashes out in a release.
Another controversial wind farm - Aftissat II - is about to be finalised in occupied Western Sahara.
The French insurance company has posted a video of its local leaders having a wonderful time in the occupied territory.
Morocco's illegal exports of phosphate rock through a controversial conveyor belt has been targeted by what is claimed to be a bomb.
For the first time, the USA is the biggest exporter of gas into Western Sahara.
Nearly all petroleum that arrived in occupied Western Sahara in 2022 originated from refineries in Spain.
The Chinese company Envision Energy is going to supply Engie with the windmill components for its controversial windfarm near Dakhla in occupied Western Sahara.
The cement sales of Heidelberg Materials in occupied Western Sahara could have increased by 150% in two years.
Information from the Moroccan government shows that plans are materialising for a new gigantic solar farm in occupied Western Sahara.
For over 40 years, a Moroccan state-owned company has exported phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara.
The fish stocks of occupied Western Sahara have not only attracted the interest of the Moroccan fleet: other foreign interests are also fishing in the occupied waters through arrangements with Moroccan counterparts. Along the Western Saharan coastline, a processing industry has emerged.
… and resumption remains uncertain.
A study shows that Morocco's greatest potential for green hydrogen lies in the territory it holds under military occupation.
The invasion of Ukraine causes a massive increase in Morocco's profits from its illegal plunder of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara. New WSRW report shows that the export volume remained stable throughout 2022.
Morocco has told the UN Human Rights Council that it will not take the right to self-determination of the Saharawi people into account.
A highly self-contradictory statement regarding its conflict windmills in occupied Western Sahara was issued by Siemens Gamesa yesterday.
The Australian fertilizer company first promised to answer questions on the imports of conflict minerals from occupied Western Sahara. Then it went silent.