Triodos Banks inclusive selection process. How does Triodos Bank select the companies it finances or invests in?
Statement Triodos Bank on blacklist State of New York
Triodos Bank does not boycott Israel
On December 6, 2016 various media reported on a list published by the American State of New York. This list contains names of companies accused of boycotting Israel. Triodos Bank does not boycott Israel, nor does it have a policy to exclude Israel. Triodos Bank has requested the removal of our company name from the New York State list.
What we do
Triodos Bank assesses companies and projects in which it invests or which it finances, on their fit with our mission and our values . In addition to our mission, values and business principles, we have defined lending criteria which guide us in evaluating credit and investment proposals. And finally we have defined minimum standards which are applied before granting a credit or making an investment.
Who we finance
We only finance and invest in sustainable companies that meet our criteria, regardless of the country they are in. We publish details of our loan customers and the companies we invest in through our Triodos investment funds. So everyone can see what happens with the money we lend.
Our investment funds may also invest in government bonds (eurobonds only) and for these investments we follow a similar process of which details can be found here .