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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 2016 Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management finance helped make it possible for 13.7 million visitors (2015: 14.3 million) 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 35,000 individuals (2015: 25,000) used facilities at 422 elderly care homes financed by Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management in 2016, representing the equivalent of 19 days of care per Triodos Bank customer.

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 effciency. By the end of 2016, Triodos Bank and its climate and energy investment funds were financing 381 projects (2015: 358), contributing to a generating capacity of 2,400 MW of energy (2015: 2,100 MW). During the year these projects avoided 1.7 million tonnes of CO2 emissions, while generating green energy equivalent to the electricity needs of 1.2 million European households (2015: 1 million).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised emerging markets funds provided finance to 100 financial institutions working for inclusive finance in 44 countries (2015: 45). These organisations reached approximately 13.7 million individuals saving for their future (2015: 10.2 million) and 20.2 million customers borrowing for a better quality of life (2015: 15.5 million).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised emerging markets funds provided finance to 100 financial institutions working for inclusive finance in 44 countries (2015: 45). These organisations reached approximately 13.7 million individuals saving for their future (2015: 10.2 million) and 20.2 million customers borrowing for a better quality of life (2015: 15.5 million).

Impact measures

The organically managed land on the farms which Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management financed in 2016 could produce the equivalent of 32 million meals in 2016, or enough food to provide a sustainable diet for approximately 29,000 people (2015: 30,700).

Impact measures

Approximately 2.0 million individuals benefited from the work of education initiatives financed by Triodos Bank in 2016 (2015: 986,000).