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  • Overall approach
    8/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      8/14
      Deforestation commitment
      Reduce deforestation
      8/14
      "ESG considerations such as climate change, biodiversity, deforestation and water now form part of our credit and risk evaluation process. We continue to focus on strengthening these considerations, including particularly our lending requirements related to deforestation in recognition of the significant ESG impacts associated with this activity."
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      0/2
  • Commodity score
    15/64
    • Beef & Leather
      9/64
      • Commitment Strength
        9/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          5.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Globally important - Required
            4/8
            Commitment details
            Globally important - Required
            4/8
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage 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
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage 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
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
    • Palm oil
      33/64
      • Commitment Strength
        33/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.3/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Deforestation-free
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          9.3/9.6
          • Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Required
            8/8
            Commitment details
            All high priority landscapes - Required
            8/8
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites" "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites" "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites" "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites" "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites" "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.3/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Verification method: Certification Scheme

            Certification scheme (if applicable): RSPO
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.3/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers
            0.1/0.4
            "For Maybank Group, ESG considerations are incorporated into the Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC) for our palm oil financing, which includes, but not limited to, ESG-related certification requirements from reputable international or local independent bodies. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certifications form part of the mandatory criteria in our lending to the plantation sector. Maybank has been very selective and applies stringent key ESG principles in establishing business relationships with customers across the Group."
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
            Commitment details
            No
            0/4
            Type of policy: Forced Labour; Child Labour
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
    • Soy
      9/64
      • Commitment Strength
        9/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          5.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Globally important - Required
            4/8
            Commitment details
            Globally important - Required
            4/8
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage 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
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage 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
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
    • Timber, Pulp & Paper
      9/64
      • Commitment Strength
        9/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders
            0.2/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to:  Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host country laws or regulations or international conventions and agreements, or subject to international bans [...] Activities that could have a significant adverse impact on the environment and / or the surrounding community and are not in compliance with international and / or local standards, regulations and laws."
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          5.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Globally important - Required
            4/8
            Commitment details
            Globally important - Required
            4/8
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage 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
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage sites"
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors
            0.2/0.4
            "As part of this framework, Maybank will also not finance activities that are deemed to be not in line with our core values as well as international best practices, including, but not limited to: [...] Activities that could damage any World / National / UNESCO heritage 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
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
  • Reporting & Implementation
    8/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      0/5
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      5/5
      Monitoring compliance
      Yes - Timebound non-compliance statement
      5/5
      "90% of approved loans in Malaysia for this industry are to clients carrying RSPO, MSPO and/or ISPO certification, while the figure is around 86% for clients in Indonesia. Maybank is closely engaging clients on their progress in obtaining sustainability certifications and note the vast majority of them are committed to responsible practices, including proactive fire management and adopting sound environmental practices. For the small percentage of clients which have yet to obtain certification, the Group remains actively engaged in assisting them to pursue the appropriate certification within an agreed timeframe, failing which the Group will review its relationship with them."
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      3/5
      Reporting
      Yes - Less than Annually or ad hoc
      3/5
      "some 90% of approved loans in Malaysia for this industry are to clients carrying RSPO, MSPO and/or ISPO certification, while the figure is around 86% for clients in Indonesia. Maybank is closely engaging clients on their progress in obtaining sustainability certifications and note the vast majority of them are committed to responsible practices, including proactive fire management and adopting sound environmental practices. For the small percentage of clients which have yet to obtain certification, the Group remains actively engaged in assisting them to pursue the appropriate certification within an agreed timeframe, failing which the Group will review its relationship with them."
  • Commitment strength
    15/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/22
    Avg. score

Profile

Malayan Banking is an international banking group headquartered in Malaysia operating several banking subsidiaries. The services it provides cover corporate finance, capital markets, securities, insurance, consumer and corporate banking. Malayan Banking is among the top lenders to Forest 500 companies, predominantly in the agriculture and agricultural commodities sectors.

HQ
HQ 
Malaysia
Financial institution type
Financial institution type 
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.

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