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Biodiversity and Business - Challenges and good practices

VBDO report highlights need for more holistic approach to biodiversity

A new report by the Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) in collaboration with PwC entitled Biodiversity and Business highlights the need for companies to take a more holistic approach to biodiversity. The report highlights the actions and strategies […]

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GSIA Global Sustainable Investment Review 2022

Global Sustainable Investment Review finds US$30 trillion invested in sustainable assets

$30.3 trillion is invested globally in sustainable investing assets. Data published in new GSIA report – Global Sustainable Investment Review 2022 – the 6th edition of this landmark publication. In non-US markets, sustainable investment assets under management (AUM) have increased […]

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Benchmark on Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2023 - Navigating Uncharted Waters

Pension fund BpfBouw takes ABP’s six-year trophy as most sustainable pension fund in the Netherlands

A comparative study of 49 pension funds by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) showed bpfBOUW to be the most sustainable fund in the Netherlands; Women remain underrepresented at board tables despite promises made for improvement; On […]

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Unraveling Biodiversity for Investors

By no means all Dutch investors are paying attention to biodiversity

A study published by the Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO), reveals that investors are paying increasing attention to the crucial issue of biodiversity. The study among 60 Dutch, financial institutions, shows that more than 2 in 5 financial […]

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AGM engagement report 2023 - Moving Forward Together

Dutch listed companies fail to address biodiversity

VBDO (Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development) today unveiled the key findings of its annual general meeting (AGM) engagement report. The report sheds light on crucial insights gained through VBDO’s engagement activities with 33 Dutch-listed companies on biodiversity. It […]

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Pension Funds and Impact Investing 2022 - Time to move the needle

Still limited number of impact investments by Dutch pension funds

Dutch pension funds appear to have difficulty incorporating impact investing into their investment policy, according to research by the Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO), among 44 of the largest Dutch funds. The results come from the VBDO’s recent […]

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