Deforestation in Brazilian Soy Supply Chain: Market Access Risk from a Growing Share of Sourcing Commitments
This paper explores the existence and extent of market access risk and financial consequences in the soy supply chain due to weak sustainability performance. With…
Webinar Lecture Financing Advocacy in the Palm Oil Sector
The webinars are about several types of financiers that are engaged in the Palmoil sector using a variety of financing and investment products.
Fair Bank Guide Netherlands: Dutch banks finance importers of granite
The aim of this research is to show which Dutch banks are involved in the financing of Dutch importers of granite. The results of the research project are presented…
Investors vs. the Paris Climate Agreement
Investors’ concerns are almost exclusively focused on the risks climate change poses for their portfolios. But the question they need to be asking is: Which risks…
Banks vs. the Paris Agreement
This research shows that between January 2014 and September 2017, the global banking sector provided and mobilised financing in excess of $600 billion for the top…

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January 15, 2018
Unfriend Coal: Insuring Coal No More

January 12, 2018
I&P Europe: Europe's biggest pension fund to cut €3.3bn of tobacco, nuclear assets

January 11, 2018
Financial Times: Europe’s largest pension fund to drop tobacco and nuclear weapons investments

January 11, 2018
Reuters: UPDATE 2-Dutch ABP pension fund to pull investments in tobacco, nuclear arms makers

December 22, 2017
Chain reaction Research: Deforestation in Brazilian Soy Supply Chain: Market Access Risk from a Growing Share of Sourcing Commitments

December 22, 2017
Chain reaction Research: Deforestation in Brazilian Soy Supply Chain: Market Access Risk from a Growing Share of Sourcing Commitments

December 21, 2017
Jakarta Globe (Indonesia): Court Rejects RAPP's Plea to Revoke Gov't Reprimand Letter

December 21, 2017
Milieudefensie en Walhi: Webinar in Bahasa on Financial sector and palmoil value chain

December 21, 2017
Milieudefensie en Walhi: Webinar in English on Financial sector and palmoil value chain
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