Sustaining responsible innovations through responsible finance: exploring the strategy process and alignment at Triodos Bank
... We believe that there is still a lack of understanding of how organizations, like Triodos Bank,that have been founded with the aim of supporting SD can sustain their performances,including in a period of recession, without compromising their mission. More specifically ourintent is to explore, in the case of Triodos, the evolution of corporate and business level strategies (content and process), their alignment to the company's mission as well as the involvement of internal but also external stakeholders in these processes. We hope that our
preliminary case study research will provide some contribution in the field.
Triodos Bank enjoys a continuous growth (and profitability) since its foundation in 1980 in the Netherlands. The growth of the bank has been and is fueled by both product-service-and
market expansion and internationalization. Today Triodos has branches in the Netherlands,Belgium, Spain, UK and Germany. Even if Triodos Bank is a small one, its performances are remarkable....