Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development

Engagement

The VBDO visits the shareholders’ meetings of the largest Dutch listed companies each year. There, the association asks questions about three ESG themes (Environmental, Social, Governance).

This year the VBDO asks questions about:

Act Together  
Sustainability Performance of Dutch Stock Listed Companies 
AGM Report 2018 

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Dutch industry embraces Sustainable Development Goals

The largest listed companies in the Netherlands embrace the Sustainable Development Goals. Research by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) at 35 Dutch listed companies shows that important progress was made in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2017. Step-by-step progress was also made regarding Natural Capital and Liveable Wages. Companies are encouraged by VBDO to develop an extensive picture of all three themes, with the SDGs as a guiding framework. These are the most important conclusions of the report ‘Act Together’.

More info about the themes

Living Wage

Natural Capital

Sustainable Development Goals