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  • Overall approach
    10/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      8/14
      Deforestation commitment
      Reduce deforestation
      8/14
      "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Deforestation or the burning of natural ecosystems for the purpose of land clearancerelating to the establishment of large scale agricultural plantations [...] Illegal logging or trading in illegally harvested or uncertified timber."
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      2/2
      Anti-corruption
      Anti-corruption policy; Policy prohibiting abusive tax arrangements
      2/2
      "ABN AMRO’s clients must complywith at least the following requirements: [...] Client has an anti-corruption policy." "Fraud, bribery and corruption constitute criminal offences and are harmful to the long-term interests not only of our organisation but also those of our colleagues, clients, business partners, and the wider society of which we form part. That is why we conduct business with integrity and avoid all forms of fraud, bribery and corruption. We expect the same from our clients and business partners." "We publishour Tax Principles online; our tax policy rejects any involvementin tax evasion, tax avoidance or aggressive tax planning. In thesecases, we respect both the spirit and the letter of the law.Responsible tax is also built directly into our product approvalprocesses. For more information see our 2018 Annual Report.We also have internal policies designed to ensure compliancewith other tax rules and regulations affecting the bank. Thesepolicies are overseen by ABN AMRO’s risk and compliancefunctions, as well as by our regulators. If clients don’t complywith our policies, we can choose to end the relationship."
  • Commodity score
    45/64
    • Beef & Leather
      39/64
      • Commitment Strength
        29/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients are committed to zero deforestation or degradationof HCV and HCS forests and other sensitive areas, ifapplicable"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients are committed to zero deforestation or degradationof HCV and HCS forests and other sensitive areas, ifapplicable"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients are committed to zero deforestation or degradationof HCV and HCS forests and other sensitive areas, ifapplicable"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients are committed to zero deforestation or degradationof HCV and HCS forests and other sensitive areas, ifapplicable [...] Small family owned and operated companies with no or just a few employees are not always expected to comply with the letter of the requirements below."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients are committed to zero deforestation or degradationof HCV and HCS forests and other sensitive areas, ifapplicable." "ABN AMRO’s Animal Protein Policy applies to:- ABN AMRO and all its subsidiaries, branches and representative offices and legal entities that are underits control;- Clients of the bank that handle farmed, living animals for the purpose of protein production: companiesthat are involved in the breeding, fattening and slaughtering of farmed animals."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients comply with all national laws and regulations, aswell as international conventions and legislation applicableto them, and obtain, maintain and ensure compliance withall requisite permits and licences."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients comply with all national laws and regulations, aswell as international conventions and legislation applicableto them, and obtain, maintain and ensure compliance withall requisite permits and licences."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients comply with all national laws and regulations, aswell as international conventions and legislation applicableto them, and obtain, maintain and ensure compliance withall requisite permits and licences."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients comply with all national laws and regulations, aswell as international conventions and legislation applicableto them, and obtain, maintain and ensure compliance withall requisite permits and licences." "Small family owned and operated companies with no or just a few employees are not always expected to comply with the letter of the requirements below."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "Requirements for animal protein production: [...] Clients comply with all national laws and regulations, aswell as international conventions and legislation applicableto them, and obtain, maintain and ensure compliance withall requisite permits and licences." "ABN AMRO’s Animal Protein Policy applies to: [...] Clients of the bank that handle farmed, living animals for the purpose of protein production: companies that are involved in the breeding, fattening and slaughtering of farmed animals."
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          5/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            ABN Amro's Animal Protein policy requires that: "Clients have, or participate in, effective operational-level grievance mechanisms for stakeholders who may be adversely impacted; Clients have a system in place to provide for, or contribute to the provision of remedy for adverse impacts on human rights that they caused or contributed to."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro's Animal Protein policy requires that: "Clients have, or participate in, effective operational-level grievance mechanisms for stakeholders who may be adversely impacted; Clients have a system in place to provide for, or contribute to the provision of remedy for adverse impacts on human rights that they caused or contributed to."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro's Animal Protein policy requires that: "Clients have, or participate in, effective operational-level grievance mechanisms for stakeholders who may be adversely impacted; Clients have a system in place to provide for, or contribute to the provision of remedy for adverse impacts on human rights that they caused or contributed to."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            ABN Amro's Animal Protein policy requires that: "Clients have, or participate in, effective operational-level grievance mechanisms for stakeholders who may be adversely impacted; Clients have a system in place to provide for, or contribute to the provision of remedy for adverse impacts on human rights that they caused or contributed to." "Small family owned and operated companies with no or just a few employees are not always expected to comply with the letter of the requirements below."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            ABN Amro's Animal Protein policy requires that: "Clients have, or participate in, effective operational-level grievance mechanisms for stakeholders who may be adversely impacted; Clients have a system in place to provide for, or contribute to the provision of remedy for adverse impacts on human rights that they caused or contributed to." "ABN AMRO’s Animal Protein Policy applies to: [...] Clients of the bank that handle farmed, living animals for the purpose of protein production: companies that are involved in the breeding, fattening and slaughtering of farmed animals."
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "For animal protein production, ABN AMRO applies a set of minimum requirements and benchmark criteria.ABN AMRO will only enter into a relationship with clients who comply with all applicable minimumrequirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within two or three years."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For animal protein production, ABN AMRO applies a set of minimum requirements and benchmark criteria.ABN AMRO will only enter into a relationship with clients who comply with all applicable minimumrequirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within two or three years."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For animal protein production, ABN AMRO applies a set of minimum requirements and benchmark criteria.ABN AMRO will only enter into a relationship with clients who comply with all applicable minimumrequirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within two or three years."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            "For animal protein production, ABN AMRO applies a set of minimum requirements and benchmark criteria.ABN AMRO will only enter into a relationship with clients who comply with all applicable minimumrequirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within two or three years." "Small family owned and operated companies with no or just a few employees are not always expected to comply with the letter of the requirements below."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "For animal protein production, ABN AMRO applies a set of minimum requirements and benchmark criteria.ABN AMRO will only enter into a relationship with clients who comply with all applicable minimumrequirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within two or three years." "ABN AMRO’s Animal Protein Policy applies to: [...] Clients of the bank that handle farmed, living animals for the purpose of protein production: companies that are involved in the breeding, fattening and slaughtering of farmed animals."
      • Social Considerations
        10/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
        • Company must respect labour rights
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations – Required
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations – Required
            1/4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
    • Palm oil
      49/64
      • Commitment Strength
        36/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Deforestation-free
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            ABN Amro requires all palm oil producers, processors and traders to be "Compliant with local ES lawsand regulations"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires all palm oil producers, processors and traders to be "Compliant with local ES lawsand regulations"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires all palm oil producers, processors and traders to be "Compliant with local ES lawsand regulations"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires all palm oil producers, processors and traders to be "Compliant with local ES lawsand regulations"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            ABN Amro requires all palm oil producers, processors and traders to be "Compliant with local ES lawsand regulations"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats." For palm oil specifically, ABN Amro also requires producers and processors to have a "Commitment to source fromplantations which protect HCVForest, HCS and peatland"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): RSPO

            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Producing, processing and/or trading of palm oil by companies that are not a member of - or in the process of becoming a member of - the Round Table forSustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)." ABN Amro requires palm oil producers, processors and traders to have "RSPO Membership" and requires its producers to have a "Rime-bound plan for RSPOcertification for own plantationsand the entire supply chain"
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            ABN Amro requires their palm oil producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a grievance mechanism." For processors, they require that "ProcessorsFree, prior and informed consent is obtained, or consultation is undertaken, including a transparent grievance process."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires their producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a grievance mechanism." For processors, they require that "ProcessorsFree, prior and informed consent is obtained, or consultation is undertaken, including a transparent grievance process."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires their producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a grievance mechanism." For processors, they require that "ProcessorsFree, prior and informed consent is obtained, or consultation is undertaken, including a transparent grievance process."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires their producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a grievance mechanism." For processors, they require that "ProcessorsFree, prior and informed consent is obtained, or consultation is undertaken, including a transparent grievance process."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            ABN Amro requires their producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a grievance mechanism." For processors, they require that "ProcessorsFree, prior and informed consent is obtained, or consultation is undertaken, including a transparent grievance process."
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
      • Social Considerations
        13/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
        • Company must respect labour rights
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations – Required
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations – Required
            1/4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          3.3/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "Technical support and capacitybuilding, investments whererelevant to support small-holderinclusion."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Technical support and capacitybuilding, investments whererelevant to support small-holderinclusion."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Technical support and capacitybuilding, investments whererelevant to support small-holderinclusion."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Technical support and capacitybuilding, investments whererelevant to support small-holderinclusion."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            "Technical support and capacitybuilding, investments whererelevant to support small-holderinclusion."
    • Soy
      46/64
      • Commitment Strength
        36/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Deforestation-free
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            ABN Amro requires Producers, Processors and Traders to be"Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires Producers, Processors and Traders to be"Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires Producers, Processors and Traders to be"Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires Producers, Processors and Traders to be"Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            ABN Amro requires Producers, Processors and Traders to be"Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats." For soy specifically, ABN Amro requires producers and processors to have a "Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): RTRS

            Verification method: Traceability System; Certification Scheme
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "Appendix 6 - Requirements Soy. Producers: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest. Processors: Commitment to source from production sites that protect HCV Forest (only applicable to processors at origin or processors sourcing directly from the origin).Benchmarks: Producers, Processors and Traders are all required to have:"1. Round Table on Sustainable Soy (RTRS) membership 2. Compliance with the RTRS production standard 3. Commitment to increase the production volume of RTRS certified sustainable soy 4. Commitment to full traceability of soy supply chain."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            ABM Amro require their soy Producers to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith NGO’s, stakeholders andaffected stakeholders (e.g.smallholders), including acomplaints mechanism." They require their soy Processors to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith stakeholders and affectedstakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABM Amro require their soy Producers to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith NGO’s, stakeholders andaffected stakeholders (e.g.smallholders), including acomplaints mechanism." They require their soy Processors to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith stakeholders and affectedstakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABM Amro require their soy Producers to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith NGO’s, stakeholders andaffected stakeholders (e.g.smallholders), including acomplaints mechanism." They require their soy Processors to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith stakeholders and affectedstakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABM Amro require their soy Producers to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith NGO’s, stakeholders andaffected stakeholders (e.g.smallholders), including acomplaints mechanism." They require their soy Processors to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith stakeholders and affectedstakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            ABM Amro require their soy Producers to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith NGO’s, stakeholders andaffected stakeholders (e.g.smallholders), including acomplaints mechanism." They require their soy Processors to have a "Clear and transparentmechanism for communicationwith stakeholders and affectedstakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "For generic agri-commodities and the seven sensitive agri-commodities, ABN AMRO applies a set ofminimum requirements and benchmark criteria. ABN AMRO will only finance clients who comply with allapplicable minimum requirements, or have an improvement plan in place to do so within a limited timeframe."
      • Social Considerations
        10/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in the infringement of the rights of indigenous and/or vulnerable groups without their Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)"
        • Company must respect labour rights
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the integrity of all workers. Suppliers will refrain from physical or psychological coercion of work [...] Recognising the rights of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining [...] Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of race, cast, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, and age [...] Comply with national law and international regulations related to child labour. Suppliers are asked to remedy violations [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations – Required
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations – Required
            1/4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "Respect the equality of all human beings and refrain from discrimination on the grounds of [...] gender [...] Activities that fall within the scope of the statement are: [...] Business engagements: assessments of clients and all forms of commercial business engagements such as project finance, credit facilities, cash management, investments and advisory services for retail and corporate clients. This statement is aligned with the Sustainability Risk Framework and the ABN AMRO’s Exclusion List and in particular with sector policies for sensitive sectors susceptible to human rights issues."
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
    • Timber, Pulp & Paper
      46/64
      • Commitment Strength
        36/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Zero net deforestation
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers"
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            ABN Amro requires its forestry Producers, Processors and Traders to be "Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires its forestry Producers, Processors and Traders to be "Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires its forestry Producers, Processors and Traders to be "Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires its forestry Producers, Processors and Traders to be "Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            ABN Amro requires its forestry Producers, Processors and Traders to be "Compliant with local ES laws and regulations"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encouraged
            6/8
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats." For forestry specifically, ABN Amro states the following: "In addition, ABN AMRO excludes the following activities in the forestry industry: Projects or operations resulting in resource extraction from, or the clearing of, either primary or high conservation value forests"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats." For forestry specifically, ABN Amro states the following: "In addition, ABN AMRO excludes the following activities in the forestry industry: Projects or operations resulting in resource extraction from, or the clearing of, either primary or high conservation value forests"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats." For forestry specifically, ABN Amro states the following: "In addition, ABN AMRO excludes the following activities in the forestry industry: Projects or operations resulting in resource extraction from, or the clearing of, either primary or high conservation value forests"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats." For forestry specifically, ABN Amro states the following: "In addition, ABN AMRO excludes the following activities in the forestry industry: Projects or operations resulting in resource extraction from, or the clearing of, either primary or high conservation value forests"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "ABN AMRO will not knowingly provide financial products or services that directly facilitate: [...] Activities resulting in conversion or degradation of protected areas or critical habitats [...] Protected areas: UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Wetlands registered as Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. IUCN Protected Area Category I, II, III, IV. V and VI. Critical habitat includes areas with high biodiversity value that meet the criteria of the IUCN classification, including habitat required for the survival of critically endangered or endangered species as defined by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or as defined in any national legislation; Primary Forest or forests of High Conservation Value shall be considered Critical Habitats." For forestry specifically, ABN Amro states the following: "In addition, ABN AMRO excludes the following activities in the forestry industry: Projects or operations resulting in resource extraction from, or the clearing of, either primary or high conservation value forests"
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): FSC

            Verification method: Traceability System; Certification Scheme
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers." "ABN AMRO has a client questionnaire in place to assess the sustainability performance of existing and potential clients. For all financing decisions for companies or projects involved in the extraction of forest resources or the establishment or management of tree plantations, ABN AMRO assesses whether a company: Has undertaken a proper assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a project; Can prove legal title to the land and has acquired all relevant permits and approvals; Can prove a project is on already denuded or degraded land; Has a forestry management plan, a biodiversity action plan and soil and water management plans; Provides adequate documentation to enable monitoring and certifying organisations to trace the origins of each product, known as the "chain of custody"; Has performed an independent third-party monitoring or external certification of the plantation or forest management operation."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers." "ABN AMRO has a client questionnaire in place to assess the sustainability performance of existing and potential clients. For all financing decisions for companies or projects involved in the extraction of forest resources or the establishment or management of tree plantations, ABN AMRO assesses whether a company: Has undertaken a proper assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a project; Can prove legal title to the land and has acquired all relevant permits and approvals; Can prove a project is on already denuded or degraded land; Has a forestry management plan, a biodiversity action plan and soil and water management plans; Provides adequate documentation to enable monitoring and certifying organisations to trace the origins of each product, known as the "chain of custody"; Has performed an independent third-party monitoring or external certification of the plantation or forest management operation."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers." "ABN AMRO has a client questionnaire in place to assess the sustainability performance of existing and potential clients. For all financing decisions for companies or projects involved in the extraction of forest resources or the establishment or management of tree plantations, ABN AMRO assesses whether a company: Has undertaken a proper assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a project; Can prove legal title to the land and has acquired all relevant permits and approvals; Can prove a project is on already denuded or degraded land; Has a forestry management plan, a biodiversity action plan and soil and water management plans; Provides adequate documentation to enable monitoring and certifying organisations to trace the origins of each product, known as the "chain of custody"; Has performed an independent third-party monitoring or external certification of the plantation or forest management operation."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers." "ABN AMRO has a client questionnaire in place to assess the sustainability performance of existing and potential clients. For all financing decisions for companies or projects involved in the extraction of forest resources or the establishment or management of tree plantations, ABN AMRO assesses whether a company: Has undertaken a proper assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a project; Can prove legal title to the land and has acquired all relevant permits and approvals; Can prove a project is on already denuded or degraded land; Has a forestry management plan, a biodiversity action plan and soil and water management plans; Provides adequate documentation to enable monitoring and certifying organisations to trace the origins of each product, known as the "chain of custody"; Has performed an independent third-party monitoring or external certification of the plantation or forest management operation."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            ABN Amro requires forestry Producers, Processors, and Traders to have "FSC or PEFC certification for own production sites and if relevant those of suppliers." "ABN AMRO has a client questionnaire in place to assess the sustainability performance of existing and potential clients. For all financing decisions for companies or projects involved in the extraction of forest resources or the establishment or management of tree plantations, ABN AMRO assesses whether a company: Has undertaken a proper assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a project; Can prove legal title to the land and has acquired all relevant permits and approvals; Can prove a project is on already denuded or degraded land; Has a forestry management plan, a biodiversity action plan and soil and water management plans; Provides adequate documentation to enable monitoring and certifying organisations to trace the origins of each product, known as the "chain of custody"; Has performed an independent third-party monitoring or external certification of the plantation or forest management operation."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            ABN Amro requires its producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a complaints mechanism", and requires its processors to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires its producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a complaints mechanism", and requires its processors to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            ABN Amro requires its producers to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with NGO’s, stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders), including a complaints mechanism", and requires its processors to have a "Clear and transparent mechanism for communication with stakeholders and affected stakeholders (e.g. smallholders)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All