Benchmark Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2014
This is the eight annual edition of the VBDO Benchmark Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands. This report, published by the Dutch Association…
Bumitama Agri Ltd. MEDIUM RISK
This report report analyzes the financial risk profile of Bumitama Agri Ltd., a rapidly growing palm oil company. The report focuses on sustainability risks associated…
Fair Bank Guide: Dutch banks and tax avoidance
The case study researched whether there are indications that Dutch banking groups are involved in any way of international tax avoidance.
Investor brochure on the risks of Dominion Midstream Partners
For CCAN, Profundo made a risk brochure related to the planned Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Dominion Midstream Partners, highlighting the main governance and…
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…

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....

October 17, 2014
VBDO: Benchmark Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2014

October 16, 2014
Chain Reaction Research: New Analysis of Bumituma says firm is taking actions to mitigate financial risk from sustainability concerns

October 15, 2014
Chain Reaction Research: Bumitama Agri Ltd. MEDIUM RISK

October 9, 2014
GRAIN (Spain): Karuturi still going down

September 14, 2014
24/7 Wallstreet (United States): Environmentalist Opposition to Dominion LNG Plant Weighs In

September 14, 2014
FierceEnergy (United States): Warning to investors: Avoid Dominion Cove Point LNG

September 4, 2014 Report Examines Dutch Banks’ Approach to Shipbreaking

September 4, 2014
NGO Shipbreaking Platform: Report explains how Dutch banking groups deal with risks involved with shipbreaking

September 3, 2014
Fair Bank Guide: Dutch banks and tax avoidance
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