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…
Fair Bank Guide Netherlands: Transparency and Accountability on the Loan Portfolio of Dutch Banks
The objective of the research is to assess the level of transparency of Dutch banking groups about their contribution to the development of a sustainable society,…
BrasilAgro: Cerrado Deforestation Could Reduce Farmland Value, Put Soy Revenue at Risk
This report shows that BrasilAgro’s activities in the Cerrado expose the company to deforestation-related business risks.

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....

December 13, 2017
AA (Indonesia): Modali perusahaan sawit yang rusak lingkungan, bank bisa digugat

December 13, 2017
The Jakarta Post (Indonesia): Greater risks await financiers in palm oil sector, groups say

December 12, 2017
AXA Sets Milestone for Fossil Fuel Divestment

December 12, 2017
BankTrack: AXA Sets Milestone for Fossil Fuel Divestment

December 12, 2017
Katadata (Indonesia): Perbankan Dinilai Berisiko Danai Produsen Sawit Tak Berkelanjutan

December 12, 2017
RSPO: Financial institutions face increased risk from unsustainable palm oil production

December 12, 2017
Warta Ekonomi (Indonesia): Bank Terancam Risiko Soal Pembiayaan Sawit Tak Bersertifikat

December 11, 2017
Aktual (Indonesia): Warga Tiberias Sulsel Dicekam Konflik Agraria

December 11, 2017
The Jakarta Post (Indonesia): Tiberias residents seek govt's help to end land dispute
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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....


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 ...
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  Multilateral banks
  Fisheries  Human rights
  Asset managers  Mining  Climate change


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