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Triodos Bank exists to deliver positive change. Not surprisingly then, we have an unconventional perspective on assessing impact. We focus on qualitative impact before numbers. But while ‘bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better’ statistics can help provide a richer picture of the impact Triodos Bank’s finance makes. That’s why we share this data alongside our financial performance.
Visit our impact chapter to find out more.

Impact measures

During 2014 Triodos Bank finance helped make it possible for 6.2 million visitors to enjoy cultural events including cinema, theatres and museums across Europe, as a result of its lending and investments activity (2013: 16.3 million). The figure in 2013 was largely due to lending to successful film-makers during the year.

Impact measures

As a result of its lending across Europe, as in 2013, around 20,000 individuals used facilities offered at 249 elderly care homes institutions (2013: 217) financed by Triodos Bank.

Impact measures

Triodos Bank finances enterprises that augment the use of renewable resources in particular, and supports projects that reduce the demand for energy and encourage cleaner use of fossil fuels. By the end of 2014, Triodos Bank and its climate and energy investment funds were financing 379 projects across Europe (2013: 376). Triodos Bank finance contributed to a generating capacity of 2,100 MW of energy (2013: 2,300 MW), or enough energy to meet the electricity needs of the equivalent of 1 million European households during the year (2013: 1.3 million).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised microfinance funds provided finance to 102 microfinance institutions (2013: 97) in 44 countries (2013: 44), serving approximately 8.2 million savers (2013: 7.9 million), and 11 million borrowing clients (2013: 8.4 million).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised microfinance funds provided finance to 102 microfinance institutions (2013: 97) in 44 countries (2013: 44), serving approximately 8.2 million savers (2013: 7.9 million), and 11 million borrowing clients (2013: 8.4 million).

Impact measures

The organically managed land on the farms which Triodos Bank finances could produce the equivalent of 23.6 million meals, or enough food to provide a sustainable diet for around 21,600 people during the year (2013: 21,400).

Impact measures

Approximately 821,500 individuals benefited from the work of educational establishments financed by Triodos Bank (2013: 587,300).