Dutch pensionfunds and confinement at high stocking density
This report shows that, besides Dutch banks, also Dutch pension funds, invest in foreign companies that keep and/or process livestock at a density which in the…
Fair Insurance Guide: Case Study: Pharmaceutical companies and Access to Medicine
In the case studies executed for the Dutch Fair Insurance Guide, Profundo analyses how the selected insurers let sustainability standards play a role in their decision…
RBS and the Dutch government
This research is about the services provided by the Dutch Parliament's principle bank, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), to the government and it looks into to the…
World Cup 2022 in Qatar: Dutch investments in companies involved in violations of labour rights
Qatar was chosen to be host for the World Cup 2022. In order to have a successful tournament there is a need for many construction projects. Not only regarding…
Dutch Banks and confinement at high stocking density
Dutch banks rank among the largest investors in livestock and meat processing industries. Rabobank is number one on a global scale, followed by 5 American banks.…

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....

August 28, 2014
Die Vorbänker (Switzerland): Status Update: “International Bankwiser”

August 6, 2014
Friends of the Earth US: Arnold Go Home

July 1, 2014
Dutch Fair Insurance Guide: Pharmaceutical companies and Access to Medicine

June 28, 2014
Dutch News: Rabobank under fire over Indonesia palm oil investments

June 10, 2014
Financial News: Dutch giants flag Qatar World Cup human rights concerns

June 10, 2014
I&P Europe: Dutch pension funds investigate possible rights violations in Qatar

May 26, 2014
BankTrack: Deutsche Bank divests from Bumitama

May 26, 2014
Friends of the Earth US: Years of investing dangerously. Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Ties to Palm Oil

May 22, 2014
Friends of the Earth: The broken promises of Wilmar and its financiers
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