Dutch Fair Insurance Guide: Controversial Arms Trade
The aim of the case study is to assess whether the largest insurance groups in the Netherlands, as selected by the Fair Insurance Guide, invest in companies that…
Bad Medicine
Antibiotic resistant bacteria have become a major public health concern. A frequently overlooked cause of antimicrobial resistance is environmental pollution from…
National Round Table on Gold
The purpose of this Roundtable was for government, companies, financiers and societal organisations, to look for possibilities for making the gold sector more sustainable…
Sustainability Risk Analysis: Triputra Agro Persada
In this report the financial risks of Triputra Agro Persada (Triputra/TAP)are analysed. Triputra Agro Persada is a privately owned Indonesian palmoil and rubber…
Transparency & Accountability in the Financial Sector
This publication of the Fair Finance Guide International focuses on a number of aspects relating to transparency and accountability and reporting about tax payments…

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....

June 28, 2015
Financial Times: On course for a global public health disaster

June 18, 2015
Dutch News: Dutch insurance companies have €6.8bn invested in controversial arms traders

June 18, 2015
NL Times: Dutch insurers pumped €6.8 billion into illicit weapons dealers

June 17, 2015
Dutch Fair Insurance Guide: Controversial Arms Trade

June 15, 2015
Digital Journal: Is pharmaceutical waste triggering antibiotic resistance?

June 12, 2015
Life Sciences: New Report Links Major Pharmaceutical Companies to Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

June 11, 2015
Global Research: Big Pharma’s Hidden Hand In Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

June 11, 2015
SomeOfUs: Bad Medicine

June 2, 2015
Testbiotech (Germany): Wer investiert in Versuche mit gentechnisch veränderten Schimpansen?
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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 ...
  Banks  Forestry  Tax
  Pension funds  Energy  Landgrabbing
  Export Credit Agencies
  Agriculture  Weapons
  Multilateral banks
  Fisheries  Human rights
  Asset managers  Mining  Climate change


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