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…
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…

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....

September 4, 2014
MarineLink.com: 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
CCAN: Report to Warn of Serious Investor Risks in Dominion’s Cove Point LNG Export Project

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

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
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What we do

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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  Export Credit Agencies
  Agriculture  Weapons
  Multilateral banks
  Fisheries  Human rights
  Asset managers  Mining  Climate change


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