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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 2015 Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management finance helped make it possible for 14.3 million visitors (2014: 7.2 million, restated) to enjoy cultural events including cinema, theatres and museums across Europe, as a result of its lending and investments activity to cultural institutions.

Impact measures

As a result of its lending across Europe around 25,000 individuals (2014: 20,000) used facilities offered at 341 elderly care homes financed by Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management in 2015.

Impact measures

Triodos Bank and its investment funds, offered via Triodos Investment Management, finances enterprises that augment the use of renewable resources in particular and supports projects that reduce the demand for energy and promote energy efficiency. By the end of 2015, Triodos Bank and its climate and energy investment funds were financing 358 projects across Europe (2014: 362, restated figure), contributing to a generating capacity of 2,100 MW of energy (2014: 2,100 MW). During the year these projects contributed to 1.5 million tonnes of CO2 reduction while generating green energy equivalent to the electricity needs of 1 million European households (2014: 0.9 million, restated figure).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised microfinance funds provided finance to 100 microfinance institutions (2014: 102) in 45 countries (2014: 44). These organisations reached approximately 10.2 million savers (2014: 8.2 million) and 15.5 million borrowing clients in 2015 (2014: 11 million).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised microfinance funds provided finance to 100 microfinance institutions (2014: 102) in 45 countries (2014: 44). These organisations reached approximately 10.2 million savers (2014: 8.2 million) and 15.5 million borrowing clients in 2015 (2014: 11 million).

Impact measures

The organically managed land on the farms which Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management financed in 2015 could produce the equivalent of 33.6 million meals in 2015, or enough food to provide a sustainable diet for approximately 30,700 people (2014: 27,700, restated figure because of an updated conversion factor).

Impact measures

Approximately 986,000 individuals benefited from the work of educational establishments financed by Triodos Bank in 2015 (2014: 822,000).