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

27/11/2023

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

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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Dutch insurers face double challenge

06/09/2023

Publication: Benchmark on Responsible Investment by Insurers in the Netherlands 2023 - Confronting Climate Risks: A dual challenge

The number of climate disasters is increasing rapidly. Dutch insurers feel this climate risk on two sides: the opportunities and risks of their investments and rising costs due to claims payments, according to research by the Association of Investors for […]

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NL & EU Tax Transparency Seminar 2023

21/11/2023

On November 21st, VBDO will present the NL & EU edition of the 2023 Tax Transparency Benchmark, including 116 listed companies from both the Netherlands (51) and Europe (65). The benchmark and announcement of the winners will be presented during […]

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Seminar Benchmark Responsible Investment by Dutch Pension Funds 2023

27/11/2023

  We are pleased to announce the publication and presentation of the VBDO Benchmark Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2023. The annual VBDO Benchmark Pension Funds is a household word in the pension world. Every year the […]

Seminar Benchmark Responsible Investment by Dutch Insurers 2023

06/09/2023

NB. This event will be hosted in Dutch During the seminar, we will present the main results of our benchmark responsible investment by insurers: Responsible Investment by Insurance Companies in the Netherlands 2023 – Confronting climate risks: a dual challenge. […]

Future publication: AGM engagement report 2023

01/06/2023

VBDO will soon publish it’s annual AGM engagement report. Would you like to be the first one to receive this publication? Let us know!  On the form below you can indicate which future publications are of interest to you. We […]

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Sustainable investing requires self-reflection

Auteur: Sara Heinsbroek, Project Manager Sustainable Investment, VBDO - 29/12/2022

In the past, we have seen how the public debate on sustainability and the financial sector has hardened. Supervisors are carrying out raids and former top executives of large institutions are sounding the alarm. Opponents of responsible investing eagerly respond […]

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Repsol and NN Group score highest on European tax transparency ranking

08/12/2022

Publication: Tax Transparency Benchmark 2022 - A comparative study of 78 Dutch and 25 EU stock-listed companies

The Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) presents on 8 December 2022 a new, European edition of the Tax Transparency Benchmark; Repsol most transparent regarding tax among EU companies, NN Group scores highest among Dutch companies; Almost a […]

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EU + NL Tax Transparency Benchmark Seminar 2022

08/12/2022

On December 8, VBDO presents the EU and NL edition of the 2022 Tax Transparency Benchmark, including 104 listed companies. The benchmark and awards will be presented at the EU + NL Tax Transparency Seminar at Robeco, Rotterdam. Hybrid Seminar […]

Dutch pension funds increasingly focus on biodiversity

01/11/2022

Publication: Benchmark on Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2022 - Reflection: beyond the benchmark

Now that climate change is on the agenda of all pension funds, biodiversity will follow as an ESG theme that deserves more attention. More than a third of the Dutch pension funds indicate this in the annual comparative study by […]

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Presentation Benchmark on responsible investment by pension funds in the Netherlands 2022

31/10/2022

We are pleased to announce the publication and presentation of the VBDO Benchmark on Responsible Investment by Pension Funds in the Netherlands 2022. The annual VBDO Benchmark Pension Funds is a household name in the pension world. Each year, the […]

Pension funds in the Netherlands outperform insurers on climate change

24/01/2022

Publication: Dutch Institutional Investors and Climate Change - Institutional investors are taking action, but are they doing enough to win the race towards net zero?

Climate change has been on the agenda of Dutch pension funds and insurers since the Paris Climate Agreement. But are they doing enough to prevent an abrupt transition? The short answer is ‘no’, according to new research by the Association […]

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