Working together with Softs means implementing the sustainability of the municipality and social organizations in an efficient manner.
The unique Softs model realizes a unique collaboration to create sustainable, inclusive cities. The Softs smart funding model is a market-based model in which everyone wins: the municipality, social organizations, commercial organizations and the earth.
The six promises from Softs to municipalities
- cial real estate is made sustainable without initial investment from governments.
- The model makes a major contribution to the realization of mandatory local sustainability objectives.
- Visible sustainability also makes municipal policy visible.
- Communication resources usable for municipal information / warning messages.
- Structurally more budget for core tasks at a social organization.
- All parties benefit proportionally from sustainability.
The Softs model starts with a Softs Point, in addition solar panels are made available. The model realizes a sustainability budget for a social organization.
A Softs Point is rented for 5 years.
The Softs Points are realized at a location desirable for the tenant. This can be in facades of buildings, boarding, road screens or other urban surfaces.
For municipalities, the Softs Points realize sustainable communication, CO₂ compensation, 15 years of sustainable interaction with the target group and they give substance to SROI.
In addition to a Softs Point, 54,000 Wp of solar panels are made available. That is around 400 m² of roof space in five years. These are placed in a suitable location in consultation with the tenant of the Softs Point.
The energy that comes from the solar panels is offered at an attractive rate. The proceeds are sponsored by social organizations for sustainability.
In short: tenants are assured of the greenest electricity at a very attractive rate and social organizations have a sustainability budget.
The yield from the solar panels is the sustainability budget of the social organization.
A Softs Point realizes a "sustainability budget" of up to € 100,000 for social organizations in education, health, sports, culture and welfare and for charities or projects.
The sustainability budget allows social organizations to lower their energy bill, which in time will create more spending scope for core tasks.
Value for the municipality
Softs is a wonderful solution for municipalities to fulfill their sustainability objectives.
Optimal cooperation between municipalities, the business community and social organizations in the municipalities.
It generates the necessary budgets for sustainability. In addition, the sustainable policy from the municipality is also literally visible through the Softs Points.