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.
PIRC provides services to institutional investors on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Triodos Investment Management makes use of the basic voting advice from PIRC.
Triodos Investment Management is member of the European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif). Eurosif is a pan-European network and think-tank whose mission is to Develop Sustainability through European Financial Markets. We are member of some local sustainable investment fora, for example VBDO (Netherlands), UKSIF (UK), SpainSIF (Spain) and FNG (Germany), which all promote responsible investment in their own markets. Triodos Investment Management also signed up for the European SRI Transparency Code .
Triodos Investment Management 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. Triodos Investment Management publishes its engagement policy and practices and its conflict of interest guidelines. We thereby fully comply with the best practice guidelines of Eumedion.
Sustainalytics supports investors with the implementation of responsible investment strategies. Triodos Investment Management makes use of data from Sustainalytics for its sustainable investment universe.
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, Water CDP, Climate Action and Forest Footprint Disclosure Project.