Sawit Sumbermas Sarana: Supplying the Palm Oil Leakage Market, Risks for Purchasers
The palm oil industry’s transformation towards sustainability gained traction in 2013 when major purchaser Unilever engaged SE Asian refiners and traders to embrace…
Tax avoidance by mining companies in developing countries - An analysis of potential Dutch policy initiatives
This research report aims at getting an insight into tax avoidance by mining companies in developing countries through the Netherlands. The report also aims at…
Deforestation and land grabbing in the palm oil sector - A Fair Insurance Guide case study
This report examines whether and to what degree the ten largest insurance groups active in the Netherlands, as selected by the Fair Insurance Guide, implement their…
Worldwide Investments in Cluster Munitions 2017
166 financial institutions have invested 31 billion dollars in companies producing cluster munitions, over the last four years. Dutch institutions are doing relatively…
Groningen gas: The costs of not keeping it in the ground
The costs of compensating the people in the Dutch Groningen province for the damages incurred because of gas extraction by the NAM, could rise in the coming years…

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June 20, 2017
Goudsector gaat leven beteren

June 20, 2017
In actie tegen fout goud

June 20, 2017
Na koffie en bananen moet ook goud eerlijker

June 20, 2017
Nederlandse goudsector wil misstanden aanpakken

June 20, 2017
Nederlandse goudsector zet zich in voor mensenrechten en milieu

June 13, 2017
Japanese and Malaysian banks and investors continue to pump billions of dollars into forest-risk companies, without adequate environmental and social safeguards

June 13, 2017
Supplying the Palm Oil Leakage Market, Risks for Purchasers

June 13, 2017
The palm oil industry’s transformation towards sustainability gained traction in 2013 when major purchaser Unilever engaged SE Asian refiners and traders to embrace ‘No Deforestation’ policies. Currently, most large international palm oil traders and refiners have NDPE policies.

June 7, 2017
Tax avoidance and mining report
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