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  • Overall approach
    5/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/14
      Deforestation commitment
      Signatory to another initiative on deforestation
      4/14
      "BTG Pactual joined PRI -Ceres Deforest Working Group and engage with others investor with companies exposed to deforestation risk [...] Together with Deforestation working group lead by PRI and Ceres, we did call with companies exposed to deforestation risks." "We calculate greenhouse gas emissions from our activities. Also in 2018, carbon offsetting was carried out, and the project benefited was REDD + Manoa (Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Manoa Degradation), located in the state of Rondônia." "Banco BTG Pactual became a signatory to the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, an initiative developed by former Secretary General Kofi Annan with the aim of engaging the business community in the adoption of values related to human rights, environment, relations work and fight corruption."
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      1/2
      Anti-corruption
      Anti-corruption policy
      1/2
      "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: [...] Strictly comply with anti-corruption and bribery regulations TAG avoids corruption in all forms, including extortion and bribery, upholding compliance standards, and organizational integrity by complying with relevant antifraud and money-laundering regulations. Service providers are responsible for ensuring all anticorruption and fraud compliance of their employees when performing operations and sourcing sub-contractors or materials on properties where TAG manages timberland and agriculture properties"
  • Commodity score
    10/64
    • Beef & Leather
      3/64
      • Commitment Strength
        3/42
        • 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
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
        • 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
          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
        • 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
        0/22
        • 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
          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 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
      3/64
      • Commitment Strength
        3/42
        • 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
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
        • 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
          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
        • 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
        0/22
        • 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
          • 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
          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 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
      3/64
      • Commitment Strength
        3/42
        • 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
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "The Timberland & Agriculture Group (“TAG”) is part of BTG Pactual Asset Management and because of specific characteristics related to timberland and agriculture investing, TAG aims to uphold ESG objectives via an additional set of principles and policies [...] The Responsible Investment Policy applies to all timberland and agriculture investments and shall be implemented in all countries where TAG manages timberland and agriculture assets [...] The principles below provide the framework for TAG’s responsible investment strategy and guide our daily routine to maximize investor returns in a responsible manner. Within TAG, we: • Strictly comply with environmental, social, health and safety laws, regulations and standards: TAG seeks to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to ESG issues in all locations where it manages timberland and agriculture. BTG Pactual’s structure of compliance and standard controls are used to monitor adherence to anticorruption, labor, and environmental laws. TAG also expects service providers to establish regionally appropriate health and safety standards and implement all industry best practices when providing services to TAG and its clients."
        • 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
          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
        • 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
        0/22
        • 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
          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 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
      29/64
      • Commitment Strength
        29/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          8.9/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Sustainable/Responsible
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • 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
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "BTG Pactual manages its clients’ timberland assets in compliance with all applicable State, National, and binding International environmental agreements within the countries where we operate. Illegal Logging BTG Pactual client lands are acquired through a due diligence process that ensures a clear legal title to the properties. All timber harvest operations on these lands will be conducted in accordance with tract specific management plans and in compliance with will all applicable laws and regulations."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "BTG Pactual manages its clients’ timberland assets in compliance with all applicable State, National, and binding International environmental agreements within the countries where we operate. Illegal Logging BTG Pactual client lands are acquired through a due diligence process that ensures a clear legal title to the properties. All timber harvest operations on these lands will be conducted in accordance with tract specific management plans and in compliance with will all applicable laws and regulations."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual manages its clients’ timberland assets in compliance with all applicable State, National, and binding International environmental agreements within the countries where we operate. Illegal Logging BTG Pactual client lands are acquired through a due diligence process that ensures a clear legal title to the properties. All timber harvest operations on these lands will be conducted in accordance with tract specific management plans and in compliance with will all applicable laws and regulations."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual manages its clients’ timberland assets in compliance with all applicable State, National, and binding International environmental agreements within the countries where we operate. Illegal Logging BTG Pactual client lands are acquired through a due diligence process that ensures a clear legal title to the properties. All timber harvest operations on these lands will be conducted in accordance with tract specific management plans and in compliance with will all applicable laws and regulations."
          • 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
            "BTG Pactual manages its clients’ timberland assets in compliance with all applicable State, National, and binding International environmental agreements within the countries where we operate. Illegal Logging BTG Pactual client lands are acquired through a due diligence process that ensures a clear legal title to the properties. All timber harvest operations on these lands will be conducted in accordance with tract specific management plans and in compliance with will all applicable laws and regulations."
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          9/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Required
            8/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Required
            8/8
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primarytropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World HeritageSites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within itsclient’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangementswith appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites.Forests Containing High Conservation Values:BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where knownhigh conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainablerenewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allowareas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profitconservation entity."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primarytropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World HeritageSites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within itsclient’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangementswith appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites.Forests Containing High Conservation Values:BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where knownhigh conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainablerenewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allowareas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profitconservation entity."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primarytropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World HeritageSites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within itsclient’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangementswith appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites.Forests Containing High Conservation Values:BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where knownhigh conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainablerenewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allowareas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profitconservation entity."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primarytropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World HeritageSites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within itsclient’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangementswith appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites.Forests Containing High Conservation Values:BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where knownhigh conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainablerenewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allowareas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profitconservation entity."
          • 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
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primarytropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World HeritageSites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within itsclient’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangementswith appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites.Forests Containing High Conservation Values:BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where knownhigh conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainablerenewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allowareas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profitconservation entity."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          3/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encourage
            2/4
            Verification method: Certification Scheme

            Certification scheme (if applicable): FSC
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
          • 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
            "BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity [...] Portions of the US timberlands of BTG Pactual clients are currently managed under third-party certified Forest Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or American Tree Farm Group Certification Program. A portion of our international timberlands are currently certified under the Forest Stewardship Council. Non-certified properties in the US and internationally are being managed to these same high standards as we work to transition them to management under the appropriate third party certification program."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primary tropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World Heritage Sites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within its client’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangements with appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites. Forests Containing High Conservation Values: BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primary tropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World Heritage Sites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within its client’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangements with appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites. Forests Containing High Conservation Values: BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primary tropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World Heritage Sites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within its client’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangements with appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites. Forests Containing High Conservation Values: BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primary tropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World Heritage Sites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within its client’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangements with appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites. Forests Containing High Conservation Values: BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity."
          • 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
            "BTG Pactual does not invest its client's money in nor does it manage primary tropical moist forests, areas of endangered high conservation values or World Heritage Sites. Where an area of high priority conservation interest exists or may develop within its client’s ownership, BTG Pactual will seek to negotiate cooperative arrangements with appropriate responsible conservation organizations to own or manage those sites. Forests Containing High Conservation Values: BTG Pactual does not typically invest their clients’ assets in property where known high conservation values exist. Our objective is to invest in and manage sustainable renewable commercial forests under the appropriate forest certification programs and allow areas of high conservation value to be managed by the appropriate public or non-profit conservation entity."
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • 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
          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 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
    8/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      3/5
      Policy review
      Commit to update policy - Timeline unclear
      3/5
      "The Responsible Investment Policy is approved by the Timberland & Agriculture Group Management Committee. TAG seeks continuous improvement by periodically reviewing our policies, procedures, and operational practices. TAG is open to receiving feedback from all stakeholders, with the ultimate goal of organizational improvement through the implementation of industry best practices"
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      0/5
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      5/5
      Reporting
      Yes - Annually
      5/5
      Type of Reporting: Numerical

      Numbers: 92% FSC certification
      [Translation] "In 2019, 92% of forests under the management of BTG Pactual funds had forest management certification from recognized international programs such as FsC (Forest Stewardship Council) and SFI (Sustainable Forest Initiative). For this investment strategy, we publish an annual report with our own ESG indicators."
  • Commitment strength
    10/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/22
    Avg. score

Profile

BTG Pactual are an investment bank and asset manager headquartered in Brazil. Their services include investment banking, corporate finance, asset and wealth management, and trading services. As of 2017, BTG Pactual's total assets under management amount to more than 125 billion BRL. BTG Pactual are a top financier in Brazil, an important forest jurisdiction in terms of tropical forest cover and agricultural commodity production and trading.

HQ
HQ 
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Financial institution type
Financial institution type 
Asset management, Bank

How we assess the Forest 500

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