Triodos Bank's Networks and Partners
Triodos Bank has been using the GRI guidelines since 2000 and is an organisational stakeholder of the Initiative. Following these guidelines ensures that our report is easily comparable with those of other GRI-compliant companies.
Social Venture Network Europe
Triodos Bank is a member of SVN Europe, a network of socially and environmentally engaged entrepreneurs dedicated to changing the way the world does business. The network creates opportunities for learning, partnerships, and launching new ventures.
Global Alliance for Banking on Values
An independent network of banks using finance to deliver sustainable development for unserved people, communities and the environment companies.
Triodos Bank is a member of Eurosif (the European Sustainable Investment Forum), a pan-European group whose mission is to address sustainability through financial markets.
Triodos Bank is a member of the International Association of Investors in the Social Economy (INAISE), a worldwide network of financial institutions active in social and environmental areas.
Triodos Bank is a member of UNEP FI. UNEP FI is a global partnership between UNEP, the United Nations Environment Program, and the financial sector.
Organic Food and Agriculture
Task Force Marktontwikkeling Biologische Landbouw
This Task Force is a partnership of the Dutch government, non-governmental organisations and organic businesses, aiming to increase organic food consumption by 10% each year. Triodos Bank is a founder member.
Louis Bolk Instituut
We have close links with the Louis Bolk Institute, since 1976 a pioneering source of knowledge and new insight, encouraging scientific research into organic and sustainable agriculture, nutrition and health care.
Energy & Climate
De Groene Zaak
Triodos Bank is one of the founding partners of the De Groene Zaak
Energy Transitie brings parties together, combines of their knowledge, streamlines laws and regulations, and provides financial support for promising projects
Agentschap NL is an agency of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and implements national government policy in a professional, effective and inspiring way by order of the State government.
Triodos Bank partners with UCAD on several sustainability issues
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, public-private partnership programme for projects contributing towards the Millenium Development Goals. Within this framework, Triodos Sustainable Trade Fund and its partners have concluded the Millenium Agreement titled: Catalysing Finance for Sustainable Value Chains.
ICCO: www.icco.nl/eng: the Dutch inter church organisation for development cooperation
SECO: www.seco.admin.ch: the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs
G-Star Raw Denim Foundation: www.g-star.nl : G-Star's social investment vehicle for projects in developing countries.
KL Felicitas Foundation: www.klfelicitasfoundation.org: social investment fund created by Charly and Lisa Kleissner.
Pequeno Foundation: www.pequeno.nl: foundation supporting projects that uplift underprivileged groups in society.
KIT: www.kit.nl : the Royal Tropical Institute, action-researc h centre contributing to sustainable development, poverty alleviation and cultural preservation and exchange.
IDH: www.duurzamehandel.com/en : Dutch sustainable trade initiative.
Socially Responsible Investment
Triodos Bank is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, which provide a framework for investment professionals to incorporate the environmental, social and corporate governance issues into mainstream investment decision-making and ownership.
Triodos is a member of the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO). This association represents the interests of sustainable investors with the authorities and stock listed companies.
The Belgian Sustainable and Socially Responsible Investment Forum is a not-for-profit organization whose aim is to stimulate, promote and support all types of sustainable and socially responsible investments. Triodos Bank is a board member.
UKSIF promotes responsible investment and other forms of finance that support sustainable economic development, enhance quality of life and safeguard the environment. Triodos Bank is a board member.
Triodos Bank sits on two commissions of Eumedion, which aims to maintain and further develop good corporate governance on the basis of the responsibility of institutional investors established in the Netherlands.
Forest Footprint Disclosure Project
Triodos Bank endorses this project, which is a new initiative created to help investors identify how an organisation's activities and supply chains contribute to deforestation.
Carbon Disclosure Project
The Carbon Disclosure Project is an independent non-profit organisation that collects information regarding greenhouse gas emissions of the world's largest corporation. Triodos Investment Management is a signatory member of the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Round Table for CSR and Animal Testing: Triodos Investment Management participates in the Round Table for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Animal Testing in the Netherlands, an informal group of stakeholders that tries to push the agenda for minimizing animal tests and stimulates the development of alternatives.
International Association of Microfinance Investors
A global membership organization exclusively dedicated to serving current and potential microfinance investors, especially those who invest in funds and other vehicles. Triodos Investment Management is a founding member.
Women’s World Banking
Triodos Bank is among the key supporters of Women’s World Banking, whose mission is to expand the economic assets, participation, and power of poor women as entrepreneurs and economic agents by increasing their access to finance, knowledge and markets
Arts and Culture
Kunstenaars en CO
This organisation provides assistance to artists who want to have independent profession
www.beroepkunstenaar.nl - interesting website with lots of tips for artists
www.cultuurnota.nl - interesting website with lots of tips for cultural institutions
www.minocw.nl - website of the Dutch Ministry of Culture and Education
www.mondriaanstichting.nl - website of a famous Dutch Fund for the visual arts
www.museumvereniging.nl - website of the Dutch organisation of Museums
www.vscd.nl - website of the Dutch organisation of the directors of theatres