|Date of publishing:||September 20, 2011|
|Also available in the following languages:||Dutch, French|
- Verification of bank balance sheets
- Verification of ethical or sustainable savings products
- Verification of social aim, ethical code and good governance
- Verification of solidarity investments and impact investments
- Verification of insurance products
- Carbon reduction programme verification
Van Lanschot Bankiers. Verification whether all lending and reinvestments related to the bank's balance are in accordance with the responsible banking and investing principles and guidelines that the bank imposes on itself.
Cricket savings. Verification of the social reinvestment of the entire portfolio of savings products, collected within cooperation agreements between BNP Paribas Fortis, on the one hand, and Netwerk Vlaanderen and Réseau Financement Alternatif, on the other hand.
Solidarity savings. Verification of the social-ethical reinvestment of the entire portfolio, collected within the cooperation agreement between VDK Spaarbank, Welzijnszorg and Hefboom.
World savings. Verification of the social-ethical reinvestment of the entire portfolio, collected within the cooperation agreement between VDK Spaarbank, on the one hand and Trias, Wereldsolidariteit, Broederlijk Delen and CPP-Incofin, on the other hand.
Noord-Zuidsparen and Alterfin shares. Verification of the social-ethical use of the entire input collected via Noord-Zuid savings and term deposit accounts and of the Alterfin capital contributed by the shareholders.
Savings products and credits of Ethias Bank. Annual verification of the observance of the social-ethical code of conduct with regard to reinvestment of the entire foreign capital.
Ethical labelSolid’R. By order of RESsources vzw (the network of companies in social economics, operating in the sector of recovery and recycling of textiles) a verification is conducted on the compliance with the specifications of the ethical label SOLID’R by the members: Oxfam Solidarité, Aide Salvatorienne, Les petits riens, De Bouche à Oreille, Oxfam Magasins du Monde, La Poudrière, Terre, La Fol'Fouille, Ressourcerie Le Carré and Centre d'Entraide de Jette.
Opnieuw & Co and the social report. It is verified whether the ‘dialogical’ procedures within the recycling centre are accurately applied and whether the performance indicators and benchmarks are coherently set out. On the other hand, the correctness, the relevance and the correct processing of data is checked.
Happy Body. A foundation of public utility for the promotion of a healthy lifestyle among the Belgian population. Verification of the conformity of the operations with the articles of association, rulebook and the ethical code; monitoring and certification of decision-making processes, screening and communication.
Funds For Good. Verification of the financial and operational aspects of solidary support programmes.
AG Insurance (Belgium). By order of AG Insurance several sustainable portfolios are monitored and verified.
ASR Nederland. Verification, advice and certification of several portfolios.
CO2logic. Verification of the financial and content-specific aspects of a carbon bookkeeping, both in terms of compensation mechanism and awareness raising. Verification of the reinvestment of collected funds, in terms of conformity with the own Code of Conduct.
CompenCO2. Verification of carbon bookkeeping and compensation mechanisms.
24-05 | Forum ETHIBEL in the press
demens.nu Magazine and Oiko Info
08-05 | Belsif conference on Sustainable Investments
Tuesday, June 4th 2013
26-03 | New B
A new Belgian cooperative bank?
05-03 | Sustainable savings and investments in Belgium in 2011.
Publication of the new MIRA report.
01-03 | Solidariteitssparen and Wereldsparen of VDK Spaarbank
The new certificates for 2012