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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 2017 Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management helped make it possible for 17.6 million visitors (2016: 13.7 million) to enjoy cultural events including cinemas, theatres and museums across Europe, as a result of its lending and investments activity to cultural institutions.

Impact measures

As a result of its finance across Europe around 53,000 individuals (2016: 35,000) used facilities at 558 elderly care homes financed by Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management in 2017, representing the equivalent of 28 days of care per Triodos Bank customer.

Impact measures

Triodos Bank and its investment funds, offered via Triodos Investment Management, finance and co-finance 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 2017, Triodos Bank and its climate and energy investment funds were financing 472 projects in the energy sector: including Triodos Bank’s first grid connection project, 37 energy efficiency projects, 25 renewable power projects under construction and another 410 sustainable power projects (2016: 381) with a total generating capacity of 3,100 MW (2016: 2,400 MW), producing the equivalent of the electricity needs of 1.4 million European households (2016: 1.2 million). Together these projects contributed to the avoidance of over 2.4 million tonnes of CO2 emissions (2016: 1.7 million tonnes).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised emerging markets funds provided finance to 107 financial institutions working for inclusive finance in 44 countries (2016: 44). These organisations reached approximately 15.1 million individuals saving for their future (2016: 13.1 million) and 20.3 million customers borrowing for a better quality of life (2016: 20.2 million).

Impact measures

Triodos Investment Management’s specialised emerging markets funds provided finance to 107 financial institutions working for inclusive finance in 44 countries (2016: 44). These organisations reached approximately 15.1 million individuals saving for their future (2016: 13.1 million) and 20.3 million customers borrowing for a better quality of life (2016: 20.2 million).

Impact measures

The organically managed land on the farms which Triodos Bank and Triodos Investment Management financed in 2017 could produce the equivalent of 302 million meals in 2017, or enough food to provide a sustainable diet for approximately 27,000 people (2016: 29,000).

Impact measures

Approximately 650,000 individuals benefited from the work of 455 education initiatives financed by Triodos Bank in 2017 (2016: 2.0 million).