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…
Fair Finance Guide International
The Fair Finance Guide International is the internationalized method of the Dutch Fair Bank Guide. Profundo has developed the methodology and has instructed the…
Worldwide investments in cluster munitions - a shared responsibility - 2014
Worldwide, 151 financial institutions invest US$27 billion in 7 producers of cluster munitions. This is shown by this update of a previous report. Among the biggest…

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....

December 16, 2014
VBDO: Benchmark Responsible Investment by Insurance Companies in the Netherlands 2014

December 11, 2014
Die Farbe des Geldes (Duitlsand): Dirty Profits - Schmützige Geschäfte

December 11, 2014
PT Golden Plantation - Initial Risk Analysis

December 9, 2014
Facing Finance: Dirty Profits - How companies and financial institutions gain billions at the expense of people and the environment and shirk their responsibilities

December 9, 2014
Fair Finance Guide Japan

December 9, 2014
Fair Finance Guide Japan: Results

December 9, 2014
Fair Finance Guide Japan: methodologyM

December 9, 2014
Frankfurter Allgemeine (Germany): Kampf der Korruption

December 9, 2014
RTL Belgique (Belgium): "Les banques belges financent les multinationales"
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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 ...
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  Pension funds  Energy  Landgrabbing
  Export Credit Agencies
  Agriculture  Weapons
  Multilateral banks
  Fisheries  Human rights
  Asset managers  Mining  Climate change


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