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.
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'.
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.
This Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) is the leading global measure of farm animal welfare management, policy commitment, performance and disclosure in food companies. ACTIAM joined this investor collaboration to share expertise, to work effectively with other investors, and to support wider investor efforts around animal welfare.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a fund management company, ACTIAM cooperates with DWM (Developing World Markets) in the role of investment advisor in the ACTIAM Financial Inclusion Fund, with the objective to improve the access to financial products and services for entrepreneurs in developing countries.
ACTIAM is member of EeMAP, a market-led initiative focussed on the design and delivery of an "energy efficient mortgage", which is intended to incentivise and channel private capital into energy efficiency investments.
Equileap is an independent, specialized data provider with a broad scope of gender metrics. They enable ACTIAM to make better investment decisions with data on equality in the workplace.
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 represents the interests of institutional investors in the Netherlands and acts as a forum for corporate governance and sustainability.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets guidelines for sustainability reporting. ACTIAM takes part in the working group for the Water reporting standard review.
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.
ACTIAM is a member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), a collaboration between investors in the area of climate change.
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.
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.
The NPM brings together Dutch development organisations, social investors and commercial banks to stimulate financial inclusiveness.
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.
ACTIAM underwrites the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) of the United Nations and has been an active member since its launch in 2006.
ACTIAM partnered with Satelligence, using latest radar satellite imagery, advanced machine learning and data analytics to detect forest cover changes.
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.
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.
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.
Sustainalytics offers screening and active ownership services that help investors with the integration of ESG factors in the investment decision-making process.
ACTIAM supports the clients of its parent company 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).
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.
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.