Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development

VBDO is the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development. Since its inception in 1995, VBDO aims to create a sustainable capital market.

VBDO’s vision: sustainable investment is mainstream.


Tax Transparency Benchmark 2019

Dutch companies have never been this transparent on their tax strategy. This conclusion follows from the Tax Transparency Benchmark of the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) at 77 Dutch, stock listed companies. The winner of the fifth […]

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News

Benchmark Responsible Investments by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2019 -
18/11/2019

Every year VBDO examines the performance of the responsible investment policy of Dutch pension funds. The benchmark assesses the 50 largest pension funds in the Netherlands, together accounting for 92% of the assets under management with a total value of […]

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Dutch Institutional Investors and Climate Change – Becoming Part of the Solution -
15/11/2019

Climate change has been on the agenda of Dutch pension funds since the Paris Climate Agreement. To what extent does the climate approach of Dutch institutional investors actually contribute to solving the climate problem? Hardly, according to new research by […]

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Dutch Pension Funds and Mineral Mining – Taking Responsibility -
15/11/2019

Almost all Dutch pension funds invest in mining, a sector that is notorious for its large, negative impact on people and the environment. To what extent do Dutch pension funds take these risks into account in their responsible investment policy? […]

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