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Projects

To illustrate our broad expertise, covering many different economic sectors, commodities, sustainability themes and countries, this page gives an overview of the different projects executed by Profundo over the years. In the menu, you can filter the projects by thematic area. Each project is described briefly and where available the project portfolio - such as reports, brochures or presentations - is provided. Attention is also given to the exposure generated by the project in the media, in politics and elsewhere.

 

We analyse the financial parameters of companies and assess how companies and their financiers could be affected in different scenarios by Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks related to deforestation, climate change emissions, human rights abuses, resource depletion, health impacts and other sustainability issues.
We analyse the various human rights and other sustainability risks in international commodity supply chains and identify what different stakeholders can do to foster sustainable development of value chains in agriculture, forestry, livestock, energy, fisheries and mineral sectors.
We analyse how companies are financed by banks, shareholders and others financiers, to assess what financiers could do to foster sustainable corporate practices. Also, we dig into ownership structures and the schemes companies have set up to minimise tax payments.
We assess and benchmark responsible investment and credit policies of banks and investors and we advise on how policies can be improved and implemented through screening, voting, engagement and exclusion strategies.

March 2024

March 26, 2024
Fair Finance Training Bangladesh
Profundo senior policy researcher Juliette Laplane facilitated a three-day training in March in Dhaka, Bangladesh on the topic of Fair Finance. The training which gathered around 20 participants, was organized by Fair Finance Bangladesh, a civil society coalition coordinated by Oxfam in Bangladesh, which is supported by Fair Finance Asia. During the training, participants discussed how financial institutions active in Bangladesh can accelerate sustainable policies and practices of companies which advance the interests and needs of local communities. Participants also discussed how the Fair Finance Guide International Methodology can be a useful tool to engage with the banks toward this goal.
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