Fair Finance Guide Sverige
The Fair Finance Guide International is the internationalized method of the Dutch Fair Bank Guide. Profundo has developed the methodology and has instructed the…
Fair Bank and Insurance Guide: Electronics, mining and urban mining
This case study assesses whether sixteen financial institutions, selected within the framework of the Fair Bank Guide and the Fair Insurance Guide, invest in recycling…
Benchmark Responsible Investment by Insurance Companies in the Netherlands 2014
This benchmark is the fifth edition of the Benchmark Responsible Investment by Insurance Companies in the Netherlands. The VBDO report provides a detailed impression…
PT Golden Plantation - Initial Risk Analysis
Oil palm plantation company PT Golden Plantation is making an IPO on the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX). This report looks at the risks for prospective investors…
Dirty Profits III
This research project focused on 25 controversial companies determined by Facing Finance, and 26 commercial and public banks. It assessed the levels of finance…

With profound research and advice, Profundo aims to make a practical contribution to a sustainable world and social justice. Quality comes first, aiming at the needs of our clients. Thematically we focus on commodity chains, the financial sector and corporate social responsibility....

January 23, 2015
Aftonbladet (Sweden): Etiska brister hos banka

January 23, 2015
BankTrack: Fair Finance Guide launches in Sweden - Swedish banks score poorly on sustainability

January 23, 2015
Institutional Investor: Financial institutions play catch-up in deforestation fight

January 23, 2015
SEB (Sweden): SEB fares well in sustainability rankings

January 23, 2015
Swedbank (Sweden): Fair Finance Guides undersökning

January 21, 2015
Affärsvärlden (Sweden): Svenska bankers etiska krav underkänns

January 21, 2015
Fair Finance Guide Sverige: Methodology

January 21, 2015
MiljöRapporten (Sweden): SEB toppar ny hållbarhetsguide

January 21, 2015
SVT Nyheter (Sweden): Tumme ner för bankernas etik
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What we do

We help our clients to realise their sustainable ambitions, by providing tailored research and advisory services. We are working for:

  • Non-governmental organisations: research into the relationship of companies and financial institutions with social and environmental problems, policy analyses and campaign advice....
  • Financial institutions: advice on socially responsible investment policies and strategies, portfolio-research, analyses and data on SRI-themes and evaluation of investment opportunities....
  • Governments and research institutes: policy analyses and evaluations, research into the relationship of companies and financial institutions with CSR themes....
  • Media: supporting research journalistic projects....


Financial sector

Commodity chains

Corporate Social Responsibility
How banks, pension funds and other financiers are investing has a strong impact on sustainable development ...International trade in food, mineral and energy commodities is of strong importance for human and environment ... Companies and financial institutions aspiring to operate in socially responsible way, have to be prepared to make choices ...
  Banks  Forestry  Tax
  Pension funds  Energy  Landgrabbing
  Export Credit Agencies
  Agriculture  Weapons
  Multilateral banks
  Fisheries  Human rights
  Asset managers  Mining  Climate change


About us
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1043 BX Amsterdam
the Netherlands

Tel: +31-20-8208320
E-mail: profundo@profundo.nl
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