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  • Overall approach
    9/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      8/14
      Deforestation commitment
      Reduce deforestation
      8/14
      [Translation] "We do not finance producers on the list of areas embargoed by deforestation or irregular fires published by Ibama."[Translation] "From their sustainability guidelines: Tropical forests are the richest terrestrial ecosystems in terms of species diversity with 50% of vertebrates, 60% of plant varieties and about 90% of terrestrial species."
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      1/2
      Anti-corruption
      Anti-corruption policy
      1/2
      "In 2016, our Board of Directors approved theIntegrity Program, which brings together theactions adopted by our institution to prevent,detect and punish detrimental act practicesqualified as corruption against public, national or foreign administration, practiced by anemployee or third party in the interest or benefit of the Bank [...] Measures Adopted in 2016: Actions in defense of ethics and to prevent and combat corruption: The inclusion of integrity requirements for donations, sponsorships, loans and financing." [Translation] "Banco do Brasil has a Specific Credit Policy, approved by the Board of Directors, which provides guidance on the credit process, comprising the assumption and management of credit risk and the collection and recovery of credit and applies to all businesses that involve risk credit. As provided for in this Policy, the Bank does not assume credit risks with a client “with a bad reputation or lack of integrity”. In the performance of credit operations, special clauses for preventing and combating corruption are inserted in the credit notes, which aim to mitigate the risk of corruption in the Bank's relationship with borrowing customers, such as:Clause of knowledge and observance of the Code of Ethics, the Rules of Conduct and the Specific Policy for Preventing and Combating Money Laundering, the Financing of Terrorism and the Corruption of Banco do Brasil: “I/We declare that I/we know and I/we commit to respect the Code of Ethics, the Standards of Conduct, the Integrity Program and the Specific Policy for Preventing and Combating Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing and Corruption of Banco do Brasil, available on the Internet, at the address: http://www.bb.com.br." " Our fiscal strategy aims to establish guidelines for the efficient management of taxation, in order to value and protect the rights and interests of our shareholders. The tax strategy includes the definitions of general tax governance, with scope of competences, attributions, functions and responsibilities in relation to tax charges (taxes, contributions, fees and other tax obligations).The tax strategy is applied to business plans, investments in other countries, corporate structuring projects, acquisition of companies, contracting services, entering into partnerships and launching banking and financial products and services.The fiscal strategy also aims to pay taxes properly, in precise amounts and in a timely manner."
  • Commodity score
    21/64
    • Beef & Leather
      25/64
      • Commitment Strength
        23/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Sustainable/Responsible
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • 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
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • 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
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          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
            None
            0/0.4
        • 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
          5.2/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • 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
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
        • 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
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
          • 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
            [Translation] "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT AGRIBUSINESS: Demand proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting by the Government of water use rights (water grant), when applicable, among othersOffer differentiated financing conditions to make afforestation and reforestation activities more attractive; Promote practices related to certification aimed at Good Agricultural Practices in agricultural and forestry production; Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agroforestry systems, no-till system and reduction in the use of nitrogen fertilizers; Encourage sustainable practices with its clients involved in the agricultural, timber and non-timber forest value chain that have direct and indirect impacts on water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity;Encourage, through credit, the adoption of differentiated production models such as crop-livestock-forest integration systems, agroforestry or agrosilvopastoral systems, no-till system and reduced use of nitrogen fertilizers; Seek to offer differentiated conditions to projects that adopt sustainable agricultural and livestock production practices such as: organic agriculture, agroforestry systems, Integrated Agricultural Production System (PI Brazil) and Animal Welfare [...]Credit approval is subject to prior analysis by the customer, the operation and also the documentation submitted."
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          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
        • 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
            None
            0/0.4
        • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
        • 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
      10/64
      • Commitment Strength
        8/42
        • 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
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • 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
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          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
            None
            0/0.4
        • 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
          5.2/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • 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
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
        • 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
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          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
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
            Commitment details
            No
            0/4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender; child labor and slavery-likelabor; acts characterizing bullying, sexual harassment or criminal advantage ofprostitution; respect to traditional people and communities, including indigenous,quilombolas, rubber tappers, riparian, among others."
          • 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
        • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
        • 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
    • Soy
      25/64
      • Commitment Strength
        22/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.3/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Deforestation-free
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • 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
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
        • Companies must be legally operated
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • 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
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          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
            None
            0/0.4
        • 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
          5.2/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • 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
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.3/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
          • 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
            [Translation] "Adherence to the Soy Moratorium: on 12/01/2010, Banco do Brasil joined the movement called Moratória da Soja. Started on July 24, 2006, it is the commitment of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (Anec), together with its members, not to commercialize, purchase and finance soy from deforested areas within the Amazon Biome, after July 2008. With the adhesion, BB undertakes not to finance soybean production in deforested areas after July 2008. The Soy Working Group (GTS) has the participation of organizations governmental organizations, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)"
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          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
        • 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
            None
            0/0.4
        • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
        • 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
      25/64
      • Commitment Strength
        23/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Sustainable/Responsible
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • 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
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
        • Companies must be legally operated
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Encourage
            1/4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
          • 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
            [Translation] "Guideline : Support enterprises that contribute to the conservation of water resources; water storage; water, waste and effluent treatment; reduction, recycling; reuse and monitoring of water use, adopting good governance and participatory management practices in accordance with current national and international legislation and guidelines"
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          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
            None
            0/0.4
        • 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
          5.2/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Require
            4/4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
          • 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
            "In compliance with the Equator Principles and the performance standards of International Finance Corporation (IFC), the largesized projects in the pursuit of financing are evaluated on a matrix of socioenvironmental risk: • Category A – with potential significant adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, which are multiple, irreversible or unprecedented; • Category B – with potential limited adverse socioenvironmental risks and/or impacts, in a reduced number, generally local, widely reversible and readily controllable through mitigating measures [...] In compliance with the Equator Principles, in projects classified in categories A and B, we require our customers to establish complaint mechanisms for receiving comments and complaints about the socioenvironmental performance of undertakings and to facilitate the search for solutions to the demands, which favors the guarantee of freedom of association of people."
        • 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
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
          • 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
            "BANCO DO BRASIL SUSTAINABILITY GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND CELLULOSE CREDITORS: Require proof of legal compliance with activities and undertakings by presenting environmental licensing and granting of water use rights by the Public Authority (water grant) , when applicable, among others; Incorporate socioenvironmental criteria into the analysis process for granting project financing, considering the magnitude of their potential impacts and risks and the need to adopt mitigating and compensatory measures; [...] Consider, both in the forest-based company and with rural producers, good agricultural practices and socio-environmental, as well as forest certification [...] Credit approval is subject to prior analysis of the client, the operation and also the documentation presented"
      • Social Considerations
        3/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          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
        • 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
            None
            0/0.4
        • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
          • 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
            "All our credit instruments have extraordinary/anticipated maturity clause in cases ofnon-compliance with the laws and rules relating to Human Rights. The followingissues are addressed: discrimination of race or gender." "Our contracts include extraordinary/anticipated maturity clauses for cases of breach of laws and regulations related to the Amazon Biome, environmental licensing, crimes against nature, labor rights, discrimination of race or gender, sexual and moral harassment or criminal advantage from prostitution or property located in a preservation area of archaeological heritage and/or land of traditional people and communities."
        • 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
  • Reporting & Implementation
    10/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      5/5
      Policy review
      Commit to update policy - Annually or more frequent
      5/5
      "The elaboration and annual reviews of the document involve the participation of several stakeholders (shareholders, industry experts, NGOs, clients and employees)."
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      5/5
      Monitoring compliance
      Yes - Screening and monitoring process
      5/5
      [Translation] "For projects with socio-environmental risks, especially those covered by the Equator Principles, the Bank will require the client to carry out a socio-environmental assessment and action plan to mitigate the identified risks and impacts, and will periodically monitor the observance of these conditions."
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      0/5
  • Commitment strength
    19/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    3/22
    Avg. score

Profile

Banco do Brasil are a state-controlled bank headquartered in Brazil serving private, corporate and government clients. Their services include investments, insurance, pensions, retail banking services, capital markets and corporate finance. As of 2017, Banco do Brasil's total assets amount to more than 1.4 trillion BRL, with more than 630 billion BRL in credit operations and leasing. Banco do Brasil are a top financier in Brazil, an important forest jurisdiction in terms of tropical forest cover and agricultural commodity production and trading.

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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.

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