IDH puts people, planet, and progress at the heart of trade by leveraging the power of markets to create better jobs, better incomes, a better environment, and gender equity for all.

About us

IDH convenes, co-creates, and co-finances inclusive and sustainable market-driven solutions that create value for people and planet. To catalyze change at scale, IDH empowers people within businesses, the global financial sector, and governments.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, IDH has around 380 employees globally, operating in 20 landscapes and 12 commodities and sourcing regions with over 1000 public and private partners. In 14 years of operation, IDH has catalyzed over 390 M in private sector investment and support for new business models that create better jobs, better incomes, a better environment, and gender equity for all.  

Learn about our unique method of convening, co-creating and co-financing.

In Collaborative Transformation we share the accumulated knowledge of IDH and our partners over the last 10 years, providing insight into the complex practice of accelerating transitions toward sustainability in international trade.

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Our team

We are proud of the work our team does all over the world. Visit our team page to learn more about our teams’ work on the ground.
Do you want to join our team? Visit our career page.

Meet our team

Our leadership

Our organization is steered by the Executive Board and Global Management Team, supported and advised by our Supervisory Board and Impact Committee. Our donors are a pivotal part of our organization, and we work in close collaboration towards reaching our shared objectives.

We’d like to introduce you to our leadership and core donors.

Our Policies

Integrity, Inclusivity, and Courage are key values of IDH. Within all the work that we do and our work environment, we make sure to incorporate concrete policies and clear codes of conduct.

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Our Annual Reports

Every year we publish our Annual Report, which contains an overview of all our work and the progress and impact we’ve made together with our partners.

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Our donors