Negocios sucios (Dirty business)

138 Negocios sucios-Negocios sucios. Los Bancos españoles que financian a productores de armas (Dirty business - Spanish banks which finance arms manufacturing.)

Gelder, Ja Willem van, Petra Spaargaren and Roderick Bouwers. April 2011 Setem

SETEM, a federation of NGOs, presents a study of 14 Spanish banks which have participated in the financing of controversial or illegal weapons. This includes investment in nuclear weaponry and depleted uranium weapons. The document mainly deals with examples such as BBVA, Banco Santander, Bankia, or La Caixa.


Where do you draw the line?

138 draw the line

Where do you draw the line? - Research into the financial links between five bank groups and companies that abuse human rights

Inez Louwagie, Luc Weyn and Mathias Biestman. 2005, Netwerk Vlaanderen, Brussels

This paper explores the financial links between banks and companies which abuse human rights. In order to do so, it draws on the example of five major bank groups, which dominate the Belgian financial market (AXA, Dexia, Fortis, ING, KBC) showing how the banks invest in companies supporting dictatorial regimes and abusing human rights.


Cluster Bombs, Landmines, Nuclear Weapons and Depleted Uranium Weapons

138 Explosive-Portfolios

Cluster Bombs, Landmines, Nuclear Weapons and Depleted Uranium Weapons – A Report on the Financial Links between Banks and the Producers of Controversial Weapon Systems

Christophe Scheire. April 2004, Netwerk Vlaanderen, Brussels

Study presented in 2004 which presents the relationships between banks and manufacturers of cluster bombs, mines, nuclear weapons and enriched uranium.