Partners

Cooperation for the best result

We collaborate actively with a large number of organisations to put our investment beliefs into practice and to realise our goals. For an optimal financial and social return. This benefits both our institutional as well as private clients. 

Access to Medicine Foundation (ATMI) 
This independent NGO stimulates and guides pharmaceutical companies to do more for people who have less access to affordable medication. ACTIAM is a founding father of ATMI.

Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF) 
The Access to Nutrition Foundation is an independent NGO that stimulates private companies to contribute to addressing global nutrition challenges. ACTIAM is a signatory party of the 'Access to Nutrition Index Investor Statement'.

Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC) 
ACTIAM participates in the coalition Blockchain for Social Impact that addresses social and ecological challenges. The UN Sustainable Development Goals play an important role in this.

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 
CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impact. Via CDP, ACTIAM carries out engagements to stimulate companies to disclose their impact.

Ceres Water Hub (Ceres) 
The Water Hub is part of the Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability. The Ceres Water Hub is a working group focusing on the integration of water risks in investment portfolios. In collaboration with Ceres, ACTIAM launched a water toolkit for investors: the first toolkit for the management of water risks in investment portfolios.

Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) 
ACTIAM is a member of the Climate Bonds Initiative, an international organisation that works to mobilise the global bonds market to promote climate change solutions.

DNB Platform for Sustainable Financing
ACTIAM participates actively in three of the six working groups within the Platform for Sustainable Financing: Working Group Climate Risks; Working Group SDG Impact Measurements; Working Group Platform Carbon Accounting Financials.

Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association (DUFAS) 
ACTIAM is a member of DUFAS, the Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association; the collective interest association for asset managers and investment institutions working in the Netherlands, both in the retail and in the institutional branches.

DWM 
As a fund management company, ACTIAM cooperates with DWM (Developing World Markets) in the role of investment advisor in the ACTIAM Microfinance Funds, with the objective to improve the access to financial products and services for entrepreneurs in developing countries.

EU Community of Practice Finance @ Biodiversity
This working group of European financial institutions shares experiences with regard to the integration of biodiversity in investment decisions. Additionally, the working group aims to identify and overcome challenges, such as making dependency and impact on biodiversity measurable. ACTIAM is a member of the Finance working group and is represented in the advisory board.

Eumedion 
Eumedion represents the interests of institutional investors in the Netherlands and acts as a forum for corporate governance and sustainability.

Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return (FAIRR) 
Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return puts animal welfare on the ESG agenda and its goal is to raise awareness for the material impact of animal welfare issues on portfolios.

Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health (FINISH)
ACTIAM was the co-initiator of FINISH (Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health) in India in 2008. We use our expertise in microfinancing to support FINISH to gain access to healthcare and sanitary facilities. The local financing of FINISH amounts to over €100 million by now, of which €50 million comes from microfinancing.

FMO 
As a fund manager, ACTIAM collaborates with FMO (Dutch Development Bank), taking on the role of investment advisor in the ACTIAM-FMO SME Finance Fund, with the objective to improve the access to SME credits in developing countries.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
ACTIAM forms a partnership with the Forest Stewardship Council to jointly take steps in the area of knowledge development and tools in the battle against deforestation.

GES 
GES offers screening and active ownership services that help investors with the integration of ESG factors in the investment decision-making process.

Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
The GIIN is committed to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investments. ACTIAM has been an active member of the GIIN since its launch and was a member of the Investor Council until 2017.

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)
GRESB is globally involved in the sustainability performances of real estate portfolios. Institutional investors can use this benchmark for, amongst other things, their engagement activities.

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets guidelines for sustainability reporting. ACTIAM takes part in the working group for the Water reporting standard review.

Green Bond Principles (GBP)
The Green Bond Principles platform offers sector-wide guidelines that describe the nature of a green bond. ACTIAM is a member of the GBP Executive Committee.

Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC)
ACTIAM is a member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), a collaboration between investors in the area of climate change.

Multi Stakeholder Dialogue on Land Governance 
The Multi Stakeholder Dialogue on Land Governance is committed to improve and protect land rights worldwide. ACTIAM is a member of the umbrella organisational committee.

Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA)
ACTIAM is a signatory party of the Natural Capital Declaration of the Natural Capital Finance Alliance.
The objective of this initiative is to ensure that the sector also takes natural capital into account with respect to loans, shares, fixed-interest securities and insurance products.

NPM, Platform for Inclusive Finance 
The NPM brings together Dutch development organisations, social investors and commercial banks to stimulate financial inclusiveness.

Platform Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF)
ACTIAM participates in PCAF since its launch in 2015 and is a member of the DNB Working Group Platform Carbon Accounting Financials as well as of the DNB Working Group SDG Impact Measurement. Within PCAF, ACTIAM cooperates in the development and improvement of an open-source methodology for the measurement of the CO2 footprint of investments and loans.

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
ACTIAM underwrites the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) of the United Nations (UN PRI) and has been an active member since its launch in 2006.

Science Based Targets (SBTi) 
The SBTi focuses on meeting the climate goals established in the Paris Climate Agreement. The SBTi collaborates with other parties, including ACTIAM, to stay well below the 2˚C global warming.

SMART Campaign
The SMART Campaign is the initiator of the Client Protection Principles (CPP) and an important organ within the microcredit industry. Within the SMART Campaign, ACTIAM cooperates with partners to develop a code of conduct for the microfinancing sector and the establishment of standards for a more transparent and effective impact investing.

Social Performance Taskforce (SPTF)
The SPTF is a global network that wants to promote social performance management (SPM) worldwide. ACTIAM is a member of the SPTF and part of the Social Investor Working Group.

Util
ACTIAM has a collaborative partnership with Util, a technology company based in Oxford that supports financials with the optimisation of both their financial and non-financial return on investment.

Dutch Association of Insurers (VVV)
ACTIAM supports the clients of its parent company VIVAT with regard to the compliance with the Sustainable Investment Code as established by the Dutch Association of Insurers. Furthermore, ACTIAM is involved in the preparation of IRBC agreements (International Responsible Business Conduct).

Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) 
The VBDO is the association of investors in the Netherlands that specifically focuses on a sustainable society. Its objective is to protect the interests of institutional and private investors who want to contribute to sustainable developments.

World Resources Institute (WRI)
The World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organisation with the mission to foster a more sustainable environment, economic opportunities and human healthcare and well-being.