Triodos Bank has been funding community-owned renewable energy projects in the UK since 1996. The projects provide clean energy for communities and the income from generating electricity has also funded local improvements. These have included renovating village halls, purchasing ground for sports fields, supporting clubs for local children, and creating safe public footpaths along busy roads.
lending is only possible through its savers. The funds placed into
Triodos savings accounts
by Friends of the Earth supporters have been lent to environmentally
sound, socially conscious enterprises including community-owned
renewable energy projects - providing jobs and income for people, while
striving to free the UK from dependence on dirty energy.
Friends of the Earth said
Thanks to everyone who has already opened an account with Triodos. The
bank has made a donation to
Friends of the Earth for every account opened at the link below. Doing
this has already triggered donations of over £4,100 for Friends of the
Earth since March (the donations received last year totalled more than
Open an account with Triodos,
deposit £100 or more and they'll donate £40* to help with our
work. The donations we receive from Triodos will help us to continue our
campaigning work, including our efforts to save Britain’s bees and
Apply now for an ethical savings account.
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