Shipbreaking in South Asia
Factsheet on local stakeholders, needs and potential intervention areas
Fair Finance Guide Sweden - update
Fair Finance Guide Sverige has again updated its assessment of bank investment and finance policies. The research is based on the Fair Finance Guide International…
Insuring Coal No More
This scorecard assesses how insurance companies are performing on coal and climate change. In all, 15 insurers with over $4 trillion in assets have now taken or…
Fair Finance Guide Norway - update
Etisk Bank Guide Norge has updated its assessment of bank investment and finance policies for the first time since it launch in November 2016. The research is based…
NDPE Sourcing Policies Cover 74 Percent of Southeast Asia’s Refining Capacity
The palm oil industry’s transformation towards sustainability gained traction in 2013 when major Southeast Asian palm oil traders/refiners began to embrace ‘No…

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....

November 20, 2017
Deutsche Welle (Germany): COP23: Canada and UK launch anti-coal alliance in Bonn

November 20, 2017
TASS (Rusland): Insurers cut cooperation with coal companies

November 17, 2017
FNV Mondiaal: Shipbreaking in South Asia

November 17, 2017
The Hüffington Post: Insuring Coal No More: A Respectful Reception in the Lion’s Den

November 16, 2017
Asia Insurance Review (Singapore): Investments:Major insurers are going green

November 16, 2017
Fair Finance Guide Sverige

November 16, 2017
Fair Finance Guide Sverige: Swedbank bäst på hållbarhet bland storbankerna – klättrar förbi SEB

November 16, 2017
Klimaretter (Germany): Versicherer steigen aus der Kohle aus

November 15, 2017
Energy Business Review (United Kingdom): Insurance companies pull out $20bn investments in coal, says report
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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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Profundo Factsheet on Shipbreaking in South Asia by researcher @L_Wikstrom
RT @FNVMondiaal: Het bouwen & slopen van schepen is nauw met elkaar verbonden. Al bij de bouw moet je nadenken over de sloop: gevaarlijk en…
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