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  • Overall approach
    4/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/14
      Deforestation commitment
      Understanding of the risks
      4/14
      "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change."
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      0/2
  • Commodity score
    11/64
    • Beef & Leather
      0/64
      • Commitment Strength
        0/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          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
      22/64
      • Commitment Strength
        22/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Zero net deforestation
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • 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 adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • 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
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Required
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Required
            6/8
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate."
          • 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 adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate."
          • 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
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): RSPO

            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • 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 adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
          • 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
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. In April 2020, we established a new policy for deforestation and palm oil farm development, which are regarded as environmental and social problems that also impact climate change. When considering an investment and finance client who conducts business in plantation and oil expression for palm oil production, we confirm that the client has a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
        • 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
    • Soy
      0/64
      • Commitment Strength
        0/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          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
      22/64
      • Commitment Strength
        22/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Zero net deforestation
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • 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 adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • 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
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Required
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Required
            6/8
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • 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 adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • 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
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Certification scheme (if applicable): FSC

            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • 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 adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
          • 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
            "We adopted an environmental and social risk management framework centered on investment and financing sector policy. This framework helps us manage environmental and social risks, including climate change, in investment and financing. In November 2019, we established the Environmental Policy as a basic policy to solve environmental issues. [...] When considering a client who conducts deforestation business in an emerging country, we confirm that the client has Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC® ) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC® ) certifications."
        • 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
    0/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      0/5
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      0/5
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      0/5
  • Commitment strength
    11/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/22
    Avg. score

Profile

Norinchukin Bank are a financial institution with headquarters in Japan founded by Japanese agriculture, forestry and fishery cooperatives. Enshrined in law, Norinchukin Bank's services include deposit services, securities, corporate finance, investments and debentures for companies related to agriculture, forestry and fishery. As of March 2017, their total assets amount to over 980 billion USD with more than 100 billion USD of loans and bills discounted. Norinchukin Bank are one of the top 55 lenders to Forest 500 companies, with more than 4 billion USD worth of loans to companies across the agricultural, forestry, construction and packaged food sectors.

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

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.

Disclaimer

This assessment has been carried out following the methodology developed for the Forest 500 project, available here. Please see our disclaimer applicable to all information contained within this site and our terms and conditions for use of data presented on this site.

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