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  • Overall approach
    8/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      8/14
      Deforestation commitment
      Reduce deforestation
      8/14
      "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."
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      0/2
  • Commodity score
    23/64
    • Beef & Leather
      25/64
      • Commitment Strength
        13/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "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"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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"
          • 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
          0/5.6
          • 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 protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        12/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          4.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • 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
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            "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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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
    • Palm oil
      25/64
      • Commitment Strength
        13/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "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"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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"
          • 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
          0/5.6
          • 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 protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        12/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          4.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; 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
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • 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
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            "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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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
    • Soy
      25/64
      • Commitment Strength
        13/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "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"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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"
          • 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
          0/5.6
          • 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 protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        12/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          4.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • 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
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            "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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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
    • Timber, Pulp & Paper
      15/64
      • Commitment Strength
        4/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          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 protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        12/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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."
        • Company must respect labour rights
          4.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Encourage
            3/4
            Type of policy: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
          • 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
            "Corporate Social Responsibility – Eliminating Human Rights Violations: Corporations should adopt maximum progressive practices toward the elimination of human rights violations in all countries or environments in which the company operates [...] 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 [....] 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)"
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Either for whole SC – Encouraged
            2/4
            "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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            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
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            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
  • Reporting & Implementation
    0/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      0/5
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      0/5
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      0/5
  • Commitment strength
    11/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    12/22
    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.

HQ
HQ 
United States
Financial institution type
Financial institution type 
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.

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

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