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  • Overall approach
    2/10
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      No overarching commitment
      0/6
      "As a member of the Investors Initiative for Sustainable Forests and Investor Working Group on Sustainable Palm Oil, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      2/2
      Yes
      2/2
      How is awareness shown?: Statement on deforestation/conversion showing understanding of risks to the financial institution

      Is the financial risk recognised by the financial institution reputational, financial, material, etc.?: Financial
      "Forests provide numerous benefits — they play a key role in promoting well-functioning watersheds that companies and economies rely on and protecting global biodiversity. They're currently one of the best available "technologies" to absorb and store carbon, helping protect our global investment portfolio from the physical risks of climate change by reducing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.Companies that aren't aware of risks related to deforestation and human rights concerns in their supply chains are vulnerable to reputational, regulatory, and other business risks."
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      0/2
  • Commodity score
    14/90
    • Beef & Leather
      15/90
      • Commitment Strength
        4/31
        • Commodity-specific deforestation financing policy
          3.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • 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
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies"
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/4.6
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/3
          • 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 monitor operations
          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 conduct risk assessments
          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 specify a cut-off date
          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
        11/27
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • 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
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • 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
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Does the financial institution ask the company to protect the health and safety of its own operations or its supply chain workers?: Yes

            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of Association
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • 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
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          2.1/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • 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
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
        • 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
        • Companies must resolve land conflicts
          0/1.6
          • Commitment details
            No
          • 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 and Implementation
        0/31
        • Commitments must be timebound
          No
          0/5
        • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
          No
          0/4
        • Companies must disclose locations
          No
          0/4
        • Policy is reviewed and updated
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and non-compliance process
          No
          0/5
        • Engagement with non-compliant companies
          No
          0/5
        • Reporting on implementation of the policy
          No
          0/6
        • Ethical product in portfolio
          No
    • Palm oil
      15/90
      • Commitment Strength
        4/31
        • Commodity-specific deforestation financing policy
          3.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            "As a member of the Investors Initiative for Sustainable Forests (PDF) and Investor Working Group on Sustainable Palm Oil, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies. As such, we joined fellow investors in requesting stronger standards for certifying the sustainable production of palm oil through the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "As a member of the Investors Initiative for Sustainable Forests (PDF) and Investor Working Group on Sustainable Palm Oil, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies. As such, we joined fellow investors in requesting stronger standards for certifying the sustainable production of palm oil through the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "As a member of the Investors Initiative for Sustainable Forests (PDF) and Investor Working Group on Sustainable Palm Oil, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies. As such, we joined fellow investors in requesting stronger standards for certifying the sustainable production of palm oil through the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "As a member of the Investors Initiative for Sustainable Forests (PDF) and Investor Working Group on Sustainable Palm Oil, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies. As such, we joined fellow investors in requesting stronger standards for certifying the sustainable production of palm oil through the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil."
          • 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
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies"
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/4.6
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/3
          • 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 monitor operations
          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 conduct risk assessments
          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 specify a cut-off date
          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
        11/27
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • 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
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • 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
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of Association

            Does the financial institution ask the company to protect the health and safety of its own operations or its supply chain workers?: Yes
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • 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
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          2.1/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • 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
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
        • 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
        • Companies must resolve land conflicts
          0/1.6
          • Commitment details
            No
          • 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 and Implementation
        0/31
        • Commitments must be timebound
          No
          0/5
        • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
          No
          0/4
        • Companies must disclose locations
          No
          0/4
        • Policy is reviewed and updated
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and non-compliance process
          No
          0/5
        • Engagement with non-compliant companies
          No
          0/5
        • Reporting on implementation of the policy
          No
          0/6
        • Ethical product in portfolio
          No
    • Soy
      15/90
      • Commitment Strength
        4/31
        • Commodity-specific deforestation financing policy
          3.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies, working with Ceres and PRI initiative on Cattle33 and Soy34 Supply Chains35"
          • 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
            "Joined investor working groups focused on deforestation in the soy, cattle and palm oil sectors. As members of these coalitions, we support efforts to reduce deforestation caused by portfolio companies"
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/4.6
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/3
          • 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 monitor operations
          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 conduct risk assessments
          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 specify a cut-off date
          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
        11/27
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • 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
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • 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
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of Association

            Does the financial institution ask the company to protect the health and safety of its own operations or its supply chain workers?: Yes
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • 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
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          2.1/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • 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
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
        • 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
        • Companies must resolve land conflicts
          0/1.6
          • Commitment details
            No
          • 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 and Implementation
        0/31
        • Commitments must be timebound
          No
          0/5
        • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
          No
          0/4
        • Companies must disclose locations
          No
          0/4
        • Policy is reviewed and updated
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and non-compliance process
          No
          0/5
        • Engagement with non-compliant companies
          No
          0/5
        • Reporting on implementation of the policy
          No
          0/6
          Reporting on implementation of the policy
          No
          0/6
          Proportion of $/portfolio: FI reports on companies which have been assessed for their Climate Risks, but not clear what exactly that entailed - https://www.calpers.ca.gov/docs/forms-publications/addressing-climate-change-risk.pdf
        • Ethical product in portfolio
          No
    • Timber, Pulp & Paper
      11/90
      • Commitment Strength
        0/31
        • Commodity-specific deforestation financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            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
          0/4.6
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/3
          • 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 monitor operations
          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 conduct risk assessments
          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 specify a cut-off date
          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
        11/27
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
          • 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
            "Human Capital Management Practices: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates.[...] Boards should be accountable for companies to develop and implement company policies, procedures, integrated financial reporting, training and internal reporting structures to ensure commitment to the following: a. Universal Human Rights: Express our support for universal human rights and, particularly, those of our employees, the communities within which we operate, and parties with whom we do business. This includes free, prior, and informed consent as a standard in relation to Indigenous Peoples’ rights."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Encouraged
            2/4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
          • 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
            "The board should ensure that the company has in place an independent, confidential mechanism whereby an employee, supplier or other stakeholder can (without fear of retribution) raise issues of particular concern with regard to potential or suspected breaches of a company’s code of ethics or local law."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          2.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Commitment details
            Companies own operations - Encouraged
            1/4
            Does the financial institution ask the company to protect the health and safety of its own operations or its supply chain workers?: Yes

            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of Association
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
          • 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
            "Companies should operate in compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the Global Sullivan Principles (Appendix B), or the human rights and labor standards principles exemplified by the United Nations Global Compact Principles (Appendix C).";  "No harmful labor practices or use of child labor. In compliance, or moving toward compliance, with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.( Freedom of association)"[...]Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination, harassment of any kind including sexual harassment, and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          2.1/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            Commitment details
            Companies must address gender related worker and labour rights only for own operations - Encouraged
            0.5/4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All financing
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
          • 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
            "Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates. Additionally, these practices should emphasize and focus on preventing discrimination and/or violence based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in areas of a company’s operation."
        • 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
        • Companies must resolve land conflicts
          0/1.6
          • Commitment details
            No
          • 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 and Implementation
        0/31
        • Commitments must be timebound
          No
          0/5
        • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
          No
          0/4
        • Companies must disclose locations
          No
          0/4
        • Policy is reviewed and updated
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and non-compliance process
          No
          0/5
        • Engagement with non-compliant companies
          No
          0/5
        • Reporting on implementation of the policy
          No
          0/6
        • Ethical product in portfolio
          No
  • Commitment strength
    3/31
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    0/31
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    11/28
    Avg. score

Profile

California Public Employees (CaIPERS) is a public pension fund headquartered in the US serving private and corporate clients. Its services include investment management, actuarial services, and retirement, death benefit and health benefit programmes. CalPERS are among the top shareholders for Forest 500 companies.

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Financial institution type
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Pension Fund

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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