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Sustainable Real Estate

Approach based on People, Planet, Profit and Project.

Triodos Investment Management's involvement in the real estate sector is based on a unique, 'full spectrum' approach to sustainability based on the four P's: People, Planet, Profit and Project. These four elements are reflected in a unique assessment tool for sustainable real estate: the Triodos Sustainable Real Estate Test. This test goes beyond measuring the energy efficiency of a building. It also incorporates social, economical and spatial aspects, making it the most sustainable approach to real estate.

A unique screening process

Before investing, the fund takes into account all relevant sustainability features of a building, using its Triodos Sustainable Real Estate Screen. This screen combines environmental aspects with issues such as the quality of a building from the perspective of the users, its experiential value and the financial returns it produces.

When buying a property, we use this screen as an assessment tool. And during the management phase we continue using it, to monitor and enhance the quality of the properties that have been bought.

An acknowledged leader

The fund's efforts to promote sustainability within the Dutch property market are being recognised. For example, the fund’s manager Guus Berkhout was recently named the third most influential advocate of sustainability in the Dutch property sector by the Dutch Green Building Council and the Dutch Platform for Sustainable Construction.

Fund Manager Triodos Vastgoedfonds - Guus Berkhout is the Fund Manager of Triodos Vastgoedfonds and has been involved with the fund since its launch. Guus previously worked as Team Manager with Triodos Groenfonds, as Investment Manager with Triodos Venture Capital Fund and as Account Manager Corporate Banking with Triodos Bank. After completing his MBA at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Guus started his career with ING. Guus is a guest lecturer at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.   Guus Berkhout
Guus Berkhout - Fund Manager Triodos Vastgoedfonds

Triodos Vastgoed Fonds

Triodos Investment Management offers Triodos Vastgoed Fonds (Triodos Real Estate Fund) to Dutch investors. The fund was launched in 2004 and is the first sustainable listed property fund in Europe. The closed-end fund invests in sustainably constructed or managed property, focusing mainly on commercial real estate, which includes offices, industrial property and shops.

Get in touch

Heidi Foppa

To find out more about investing with us, you can contact our Investor Relations staff in Europe, +31 (0)30 694 2400.

Triodos Vastgoedfonds

The only sustainable real estate fund listed on the stock exchange

Project example: Monumental office mansion in Baarn

Know where your money goes Project: Baarn This is the first listed building in the Netherlands to be granted a ‘green certificate' by the Ministry for housing, regional development and the environment.

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