Triodos Investment Management and Hivos have signed a new five-year strategic agreement for Hivos-Triodos Fund, further strengthening the fund’s focus on financing successful renewable energy and sustainable agriculture businesses in developing countries.
Founded in 1994 by Triodos Bank and Hivos, Hivos-Triodos Fund has been at the forefront of investing in early-stage companies in developing countries and emerging markets for more than 25 years. It has invested over EUR 250 million, predominantly helping women in rural areas access financial services. For its 2021-2025 strategy, Hivos-Triodos Fund will intensify this focus on financing green and inclusive micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in agriculture and energy. Financial instruments vary from debt to equity and are tailored to the needs of the MSMEs.
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