Dutch banks fail to act on gender equality

Dutch banks still have far to go to realise gender equality in both their internal operations and their client and investee relationships. This is the conclusion of a new study SOMO conducted for the Fair…

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How Dutch financial institutions enable shale gas to fuel the plastic soup disaster
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Lobby by Dutch banks

Dutch banks spend millions on lobbying

Dutch banks spend millions on lobby through their own channels, through interest groups like the Association of Dutch Banks (VNB) and through lobby organisations in the Netherlands, the EU and worldwide. At the same time,…

European banks provide fuel for the conflict in Sudan

This week president Obama is attending a UN summit on Sudan to direct attention to the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis in Darfur. Last year ING, BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank together owned almost €150…