The current state of affairs on financial and tax systems
This study helps the Fair, Green and Global Alliance, a coalition of six Dutch NGOs, to define the present status of global financial and tax systems. Together…
Coal Finance Training Manual - How to stop banks’ support for coal projects and coal companies
The objective of this manual is to help coal campaigners understand the different roles and forms of involvement of banks and other financial institutions in the…
Uniper credit facility
This research shows ING investments in Uniper, the company that was separated from Eon. Uniper owns the coal and gas plants, that were part of e.on.
Forests and Finance
Forests and Finance is a website that aims to highlight the role that finance plays in enabling tropical deforestation. It is the result of extensive research and…
Noble Group: Cost of capital and deforestation risks underpriced?
Noble Group Ltd. is a supply chain manager headquartered in Hong Kong, involved in the commodity trading of oil, coal, metals and palm oil. Five years ago, Noble…

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....

October 20, 2016
NGO Shipbreaking Platform: European industry, trade unions and NGOs jointly support the EESC’s call for a financial incentive to enhance sustainable ship recycling

October 13, 2016
FGG: The current state of affairs on financial and tax systems

September 22, 2016
BankTrack: ING still invests hundreds of millions in polluting coal companies

September 21, 2016
Research Institute for Environmental Finance (Japan): article about Forests & Finance

September 21, 2016
The Jakarta Post: Big banks support firms linked to deforestation

September 14, 2016
Beritagar (Indonesia): Ketika bank salurkan kredit untuk perusahaan perusak lingkungan

September 14, 2016
Mongabay (Indonesia): OJK Janji Kaji Dampak Kredit Bank Terhadap Lingkungan

September 13, 2016
CNN Indonesia: OJK Janji Kaji Dampak Kredit Bank Terhadap Lingkungan

September 12, 2016
CNN Indonesia: US$3,89 Miliar Kredit Bank Membawa Malapetaka Bagi Lingkungan
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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....
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