Triodos Bank is a member of several local, regional and international platforms and associations, consisting of a diverse set of organisations, including NGO’s like United Nations Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI), the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the United Kingdom Social Investment Forum (UKSIF) and many others.
Triodos Bank invites specialists and organizations to develop and challenge its vision and policies on different themes and sectors. In 2013 the organisation hosted a number of leading practitioners and thought leaders from the renewable energy sector to a meeting in Toledo, Spain, for example.
It also engages in selected stakeholder dialogues and presentations. For instance, the organisation’s Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) funds work closely together with NGOs to help determine sustainability standards for various industries. Triodos Bank partners on products and funds with a number of NGOs including Amnesty International in several countries, HIVOS in The Netherlands, the Soil Association and Friends of the Earth in the UK as well as working with NGOs via its own foundations, such as Fundación Triodos in Spain. Triodos Bank is an active member of influential working groups including the Club of Rome, Group of Eight (G8), New Economics Foundation, Occupy, Deutsche Umweltstiftung, and Move Your Money.