Resisting temptation

Ute Stephan, Marieke Huysentruyt

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperArticle


Triodos Bank, based in the Netherlands, has expanded steadily by building a framework for socially responsible investing. During the 2007-08 financial crisis,
it prospered while other banks faltered. Behind its record of success lies a pattern of refusing to take easy or obvious steps to drive growth.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Specialist publicationStanford Social Innovation Review
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2016

Bibliographical note

Funding: The authors wish to acknowledge financial support provided by the European Union through its Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development, and demonstration under the grant agreements 613500 (SEFORÏS project) and 217622 (SELUSI project).


  • social entrepreneurship
  • entrepreneurship
  • sustainability
  • resilience
  • social innovation
  • financial crisis


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