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  • Overall approach
    0/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/16
  • Commodity score
    18/64
    • Beef & Leather
      11/64
      • Commitment Strength
        7/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • 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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
        • 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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          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
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
        • Company must respect labour rights
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • 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
            No
            0/0.4
    • Palm oil
      23/64
      • Commitment Strength
        20/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • 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
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          3.2/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encourage
            2/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): RSPO
            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
          • 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
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          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
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
        • Company must respect labour rights
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • 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
            No
            0/0.4
    • Soy
      11/64
      • Commitment Strength
        7/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Type of policy: No policy
          • 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
            0
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
        • 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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          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
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
        • Company must respect labour rights
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • 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
            No
            0/0.4
    • Timber, Pulp & Paper
      26/64
      • Commitment Strength
        22/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • 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
            "Following an assessment of company, sector and country-specific ESG risk databases, agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria [...] Deforestation of primary forest", and directly refers to palm oil through stating that "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          2.2/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
             "agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria. . .Illegal logging activity"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
             "agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria. . .Illegal logging activity"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
             "agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria. . .Illegal logging activity"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
             "agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria. . .Illegal logging activity"
          • 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
             "agriculture-related transactions are screened on the following criteria. . .Illegal logging activity"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check for impacts on protected areas (deforestation of primary forest, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, RAMSAR sites, IUCN Category I-VI Protected Areas, Natura 2000, Key Biodiversity Areas). 
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          3.2/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encourage
            2/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): FSC
            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
          • 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
            "The Allianz screening approach criteria are informed by use of various multi-stakeholder initiatives such as [...]  the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          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
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
          • 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
            Allianz states it has a screening process to check if Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of impacted parties is not obtained.
        • Company must respect labour rights
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          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
            No
            0/0.4
        • 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
            No
            0/0.4
  • Reporting & Implementation
    10/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      3/5
      Policy review
      Commit to update policy - Timeline unclear
      3/5
      "The ESG Board meets quarterly making recommendations on ESG topics for decision-making to the Allianz SE Board of Management or one of its committees (for example Group Finance and Risk Committee). Key functions of the ESG Board include:Reviewing and recommending ESG-related policy proposals for consideration by the Board of Management and/or relevant Board committees."
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      3/5
      Monitoring compliance
      Yes - General non-compliance statement
      3/5
      "Our Exclusion lists are updated annually based on data from external service providers and in-house research [...]  Exclusion and restriction of issuers as a result of the scoring and engagement process: As part of the ESG scoring and engagement processes, single issuers below the ESG threshold and where engagement has not been successful may be excluded if: answers to engagement questions are consistently insufficient, or the company shows no willingness to improve its ESG performance, or the company does not respond to any of Allianz’s engagement communications over the annual cycle."
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      5/5
      Reporting
      Yes - Annually
      5/5
      Self-assessment
      "Our ESG functions conducted 631 assessments based on the guidelines in 2018 (2017: 583 assessments). 53% of cases were approved, 37% were approved subject to certain mitigation measures or conditions, and 10% were declined or not pursued."
  • Commitment strength
    14/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    3/22
    Avg. score

Profile

Allianz are a global financial services provider headquartered in Germany serving both private and corporate clients. Their services include a wide array of insurance products, such as property, health and life insurance, as well as a large asset management business. As of 2017, Allianz’s total assets amount to more than 890 billion EUR, with over 1.9 trillion EUR in assets under management. They are among the top 5 bondholders for Forest 500 companies, with more than 5 billion USD worth of bonds across a broad range of forest risk sectors. Allianz are also among the top 50 shareholders for Forest 500 companies, with more than 7 billion USD worth of shares.

HQ
HQ 
Germany
Financial institution type
Financial institution type 
Asset management, Insurance Company

How we assess the Forest 500

Investors and lenders need to adopt and implement strong deforestation policies that ensure their investments are not funding the destruction of forests.

All assessments use policies published on financial institution websites, some links may have changed or been removed since the time of assessment.

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