24 June: Workshop on how to follow financial relationships
Profundo provides a methodological workshop on how to follow financial relationships within a full-day seminar on investigative research methods and approaches.…
Scoping Study on Possible Activities of the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM)
This study was commissioned by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs to scope potential opportunities for the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals…
Worldwide investments in cluster munitions - a shared responsibility - 2016
158 financial institutions have invested 28 billion dollars in companies producing cluster munitions, over the last four years. Dutch institutions are doing relatively…
Palm Oil Revenue at Risk: Failure to meet buyers' procurement policies results in lost revenue
More and more palm oil traders and producers establish No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policies. Therefore palm oil growers who choose not to…
Finance for sustainable smallholder integration
How can the financial services sector strengthen the sustainability and inclusivity of smallholder farming in the supply of global commodity crops?

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....

 
News
June 17, 2016
CTV News (Canada): Report links four Canadian companies to cluster munitions investments

June 17, 2016
Common Dreams (United States): US Banks Top Cluster Bomb Investment 'Hall of Shame': Report

June 17, 2016
Metro News (Canada): Report links four Canadian companies to cluster bomb makers

June 17, 2016
Sudbury (Canada): Report links four Canadian companies to cluster munitions investments

June 17, 2016
The Brandon Sun (Canada): Report links four Canadian companies to cluster munitions investments

June 17, 2016
The Huffington Post (Canada): Cluster Bombs Are Banned Munitions, But Canadian Companies Are Investing In Them

June 16, 2016
Human Rights Watch: Dispatches: How to Stop US Production of Banned Cluster Munitions

June 16, 2016
Reuters (Africa): Financial firms invest $28 billion in cluster bomb makers - campaigners

June 16, 2016
Turkish Weekly (Turkey): $28 bln invested in cluster weapon producers in 4 years
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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....
 

Themes

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

 

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