Above list contains brands or companies that are either Israeli or openly support Israel.

What is BDS?

According to the movement: BDS is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.

Israel is occupying and colonising Palestinian land, discriminating against Palestinian citizens of Israel and denying Palestinian refugees the right to return to their homes. Inspired by the South African anti-apartheid movement, the BDS call urges action to pressure Israel to comply with international law.

Do boycotts work?

Yes, in an era where consumer voices resonate louder than ever, boycotts have emerged as a influential force, shaping corporate behaviors and national policies with significant economic and political repercussions.

Below are some of the effects of boycotts:


The company's stock market price saw a notable decrease. Reportedly, Starbucks lost $11 billion in December, 2023, amid the boycott.


McDonald's sales got affected globally, especially in the Middle East. The CEO, Chris Kempczinski, officially admitted and said that several markets in the Middle East and some outside region experienced a "meaningful business effects."


SodaStream is an Israeli company, bought by PepsiCo. In 2014, its stock price dropped as much as by 20% amid the calls to boycott Israeli products.

Boston, Massachusetts. Palestinian supporters protest with banner saying Boycott Israeli Apartheid
Boston, Massachusetts: Palestinian supporters protest [Shutterstock]