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Ocean sustainability – Expert session

14/04/2022

Webinar recording This year’s World Ocean Day, on 8 June, is asking for awareness and support to protect at least 30% of the world’s lands, waters, and oceans by 2030. Safeguarding at least 30% through a network of highly protected […]

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Tax Transparency Seminar 2021

16/09/2021

NB. This event is hosted in Dutch. The seminar focuses on sharing the results of the Tax Transparency Benchmark 2021. We hope that through this seminar companies, investors and advisors can further implement the theme. Program (tbd) 15:30 – 15:40 […]

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Expert session Child labour and the financial sector

02/11/2021

We are pleased to announce the final expert session in this series on child labor and institutional investors. During this webinar, VBDO project manager Sara Heinsbroek will present the main results of our latest report on child labor in responsible […]

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Presentation Benchmark Responsible Investment by Dutch Pension Funds 2021

27/08/2021

NB. The spoken language of this event is Dutch. The benchmark itself is published in English. We are pleased to announce the publication and presentation of the VBDO Benchmark Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2021. The presentation […]

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Presentation Benchmark Responsible Investment by Insurance Companies in the Netherlands 2021

19/04/2021

NB. The spoken language of this event is Dutch. On September 2, we presented the main results and publication of the Benchmark Responsible Investment by Insurance Companies in the Netherlands 2021: Welcome to the real world. The presentation took place […]

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Presentation AGM engagement report 2021

12/04/2021

We have been a loyal visitor to general shareholders’ meetings (AGMs) for more than a quarter of a century. Every year, we ask critical questions to the directors of around 40 Dutch, listed companies, in order to promote sustainable business […]

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Expert Session: Water risk across asset classes

24/03/2021

Water is a finite resource with only 2.5% potentially being usable for life on earth. To meet the SDGs that directly concern water (SDG 6 and SDG 14) an estimated US $ 670 billion of annual spending is required. But […]

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Webinar NZAOA: Real impact & initiatives

30/03/2021

In the run up to COP26 in November this year, many climate related initiatives are aiming to go the extra mile on the race to zero. The most ambitious standard is set by the Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance. The […]

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Webinar on sustainable investing for pension funds (CACEIS)

14/11/2021

NB. The spoken language of this webinar is Dutch. This event was hosted by CACEIS. Together with De Nederlandsche Bank we discussed the results of their jointly released survey on responsible investing. The webinar provides answers to questions such as: […]

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Tax Transparency Seminar 2020

25/06/2020

The seminar focuses on sharing the results of the Tax Transparency Benchmark 2020. We hope that through this seminar companies, investors and advisors can further implement the theme. Speakers Astrid Durgaram – Senior Legal Counsel, ABP Alan McLean – Executive […]

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Proxy Voting & Sustainability

12/11/2020

How is sustainability reflected in the voting policy of pension funds, how do they vote and who makes choices? How is sustainability reflected in the voting policy of pension funds, who ultimately makes choices and how is voting advice on […]

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Presentation Benchmark on Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2020

04/11/2020

On October 26th 2020, Angélique Laskewitz, VBDO’s executive director van de VBDO presented the foremost results from and the publication of our Benchmark on Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2020 – From Boardroom Governance to Portfolio Implementation: […]

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