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  • Overall approach
    4/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/16
      Deforestation commitment
      Signatory to BEI
      4/16
      "The Group is a signatory to The Banking Environment Initiative & Consumer Goods Forum ‘Soft Commodities’ Compact, which supports transformation of the soft commodities supply chain and drives efforts toward zero deforestation by 2020."
  • Commodity score
    24/64
    • Beef & Leather
      13/64
      • Commitment Strength
        13/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Type of policy: No policy
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • 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
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • 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
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
    • Palm oil
      34/64
      • Commitment Strength
        34/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • 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
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • 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
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • 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
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): RSPO
            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • 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
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
          • 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
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include [...] the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership/certification."
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
    • Soy
      13/64
      • Commitment Strength
        13/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Type of policy: No policy
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • 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
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
          • 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
            "We review customer operations in High Conservation Value Forests, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Ramsar Sites, UNESCO Man & Biosphere Sites or IUCN Cat I-IV Sites".
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
    • Timber, Pulp & Paper
      34/64
      • Commitment Strength
        34/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • 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
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
          • 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
            "We expect our customers to comply with applicable international conventions, sanctions and embargoes, legislation, and licensing requirements. We also expect them to show a clear commitment to robust Ethical, Social and Environmental Risk (ESE Risk) management, including Health & Safety, environmental and social impact, and evidence of a good, track record for transparency in the way they manage these and other risks".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Encourage
            6/8
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • 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
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): FSC
            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • 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
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • 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
            "Lloyds Banking Group requires its customers to comply with relevant industry standards. These include but are not limited to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification [and] Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
  • Reporting & Implementation
    10/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      5/5
      Policy review
      Commit to update policy - Annually or more frequent
      5/5
      "During 2018, we reviewed our external sector statements to confirm that they align to our sustainability strategy and consider appropriate climate-related risk[...]In 2019, we will review these statements again and consider developing statements for other sectors and topics".
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      5/5
      Monitoring compliance
      Yes - Screening and monitoring process
      5/5
      "We periodically review all of our lending customers in the forestry (incl. Palm Oil) sector. Where they appear to be operating outside of our risk parameters, we work with them to understand how they plan to our requirements. If this does not happen, wewill stop lending to them at the earliest opportunity."
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      0/5
  • Commitment strength
    24/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/22
    Avg. score

Profile

Lloyds Banking Group plc are financial services group headquartered in the UK serving individual and commercial clients. Their services include banking (retail, commercial and corporate), insurance, pensions and investments. As of 2017, their total assets amount to over £810 billion with loans of over £450 billion. Lloyds Banking Group plc are in top 50 lenders to Forest 500 companies, with more than 5.3 billion USD across a broad range of forest risk sectors.

HQ
HQ 
United Kingdom
Financial institution type
Financial institution type 
Asset management, Bank, Insurance Company

How we assess the Forest 500

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

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

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