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…

Plastic Finance

How Dutch financial institutions enable shale gas to fuel the plastic soup disaster
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,…

Socially responsible investment

The financial world is in the middle of a crisis. In recent years, banks took irresponsible financial risks with far-reaching negative consequences for confidence with the financial sector itself as well as among consumers. Apart…