Describe how you incorporate ESG
We have conducted ESG/sustainability research on many sectors. Some of our sector research are:
1: Financial sector: In consultation with partners of the FFGI coalition, Profundo develops the methodology to assess the responsible investment and lending policies of financial institutions in worldwide nine countries. Profundo carries out the assessment of banks, insurers and pension funds in the Netherlands, based on the methodology, using qualitative research methods, and gives advice and training to international partners in the EU, Asia and Latin America. Being the preferred advisory and research partner of FFGI, Profundo has a good understanding of the financial sector, international policies, regulation and standards influencing the financial sector, including relevant topics as gender quota for the board and management of financial institutions, pay equity, remuneration and variable pay.
For Sunrise Project Group, Profundo ranks world's largest insurance groups on their fossil fuel policies w.r.t their underwriting and investing activities.
Soy: We have conducted many customized researches for commodities such as soy and palm oil covering various sustainability issues such land rights, deforestation, land conversion,human rights, climate change etc.
Weapon: Profundo is the research partner for the Don't Bank on the Bomb campaign that highlights various risks within the sector and promotes responsible investing behaviour amongst banks, insurance companies and institutional investors.