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LOOK UP INVESTORS

With access to the database, journalists and media quickly can get an overview of controversial cases and which sources supporting the accusations.

SPEED UP RESEARCH TIME

Investigative journalists and researchers can streamline the investigation of controversial companies and investors.

IN DEPTH RESEARCH ON CONTROVERSIES

Investigate the relationship between more than 30 fundamental controversial issues, listed global companies and the major institutional investors.

3000 COMPANY CONTROVERSIAL REPORTS

The database connects investors to controversial companies. Look into and research 3,000 company controversial reports.

TRACK MEDIA MOMENTUM

Endless possibilities to track global or local media momentum on specific controversies related directly or indirectly to companies or investors.

SDG IMPACT

Research controversies in portfolios or in specified companies and how they are linked to negative impact on Sustainable Development Goals.

Controversial Issues

Search more than 32 fundamental Controversial Issues on a wide range of themes distributed in 6 different ESG categories. Further follow media controversies in your portfolio.

Controversial Companies

Search more than 2000 controversial global listed companies and find out who invested in them. A controversial company is identified by trustworthy sources and profound research.

Controversial Investors

View the largest Nordic institutional investors’ equity investments in Controversial Companies. The investors represents a total asset under management of more than 3000 billion euros.

FOLLOW THE MONEY

Controversial Issue

33 issues linked to 2262 companies

Controversial issues cover a wide range of themes that can be defined as controversial for various reasons. There is no standard definition of a controversial issue or a controversial business. The Xklude database does not take into account dialogues with companies through the active ownership.

Funding Systemic Racism

4.403.793.428 € invested in 60 Companies

Use of Offshore Tax Haven

191.182.244.977 € invested in 387 Companies

ExxonMobil investor

66.503.714.445 € invested in 328 Companies

Deforestation

1.148.306.276 € invested in 33 Companies

Poor Carbon Management

3.428.820.857 € invested in 77 Companies

Unconventional weapon

18.075.163 € invested in 37 Companies

Banks in money laundering

17.090.148.678 € invested in 15 Companies

Oil sands expansion

17.495.338.101 € invested in 31 companies

Using forced labour in China

61.373.588.834 € invested in 67 companies

COAL SHARE OF REVENUE OF +30%

1.605.916.490 € invested in 341 companies

100 Most Penalized Companies

91.747.331.360 € invested in 100 companies

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DATA DRIVEN NARRATIVES

Last month, more than 500 leading academics, climate experts and university affiliates called for an end to the fossil fuel industry funding university climate research. The reason: Faced with the climate crisis, the academic community must play a leading role in developing a renewable-energy future. Brokering financial partnerships with polluters prevents universities from fulfilling that goal and conducting conflict-free research.Read More →

We have updated the Xklude database with a unique news feature. It is now possible for Premium Subscribers to follow the global media coverage of each of the 2162 controversial companies in the database.