Socially Conscious and Green Office

TNI owns its office building, originally built in the 19th century as a school. It is zoned for cultural and educational purposes by the City Council.

TNI strives to attract tenants which share TNI’s vision and values. In 2020, it housed:

  • a childcare centre
  • a meditation centre
  • a non-profit food consumer rights organisations
  • a non-profit support organisation for animation filmmaker
  • a Dutch streetwear company associated with the hiphop scene of Amsterdam

TNI is committed to upholding environmental standards and contributing to a just transition to more sustainable economies. We strive to do this in our own conduct as an organisation, as well as by seeking the structural change we believe necessary through our programmes.

Up to the end of 2020, solar panels installed on the roof of our building in mid-2017 have enabled us to save 30 tons of CO2 and have generated 43,272 KwH of solar energy, continuing to provide the anticipated third of our electricity needs annually. The balance is sourced from wind energy supplied by local farmers.

In addition, we continue to invest in insulation of the office building, and make every effort to reduce our energy consumption. Of course, in 2020, with the office closed for most of the year, energy consumption went down dramatically.