Netherlands

“Energy firms agree to come clean on coal used in Dutch power stations” – Dutch News.nl – November 17, 2014

An article published on Dutch News.nl on January 16, 2015 reports that “(f)ive energy firms active in the Netherlands have pledged to take action to improve the working conditions of coal miners and have signed an agreement with aid minister Lilianne Ploumen to that effect. The agreement centres on Colombia where 25% of the coal […]

“New private equity fund targets microfinance institutions for women” – Devex – July 4, 2014

An article published on Devex on July 4, 2014 reports that “Women’s World Banking finally closed its first private equity fund to invest in microfinance enterprises that support women. The WWB Isis Fund, co-managed by WWB Asset Management and Triodos Investment Management, has raised $50.6 million which will largely be invested in financial institutions in […]