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  • Overall approach
    4/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/16
      Deforestation commitment
      Understanding of the risks
      4/16
      "Lending is also prohibited to fund activities that contravene public order and morality or to fund projects with the potential to negatively impact the environment to a significant degree, including large­scale development and construction projects that have not conducted appropriate environmental assessments or formulated environmental management plans even though they may severely damage the habitats of endangered species, virgin forestland or tropical rainforests". 
  • Commodity score
    12/64
    • 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
            No
            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
            No
            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
            No
            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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
    • Palm oil
      28/64
      • Commitment Strength
        28/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Deforestation-free
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
        • Companies must be legally operated
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
            Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            0
            0/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            0
            0/0.4
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Require
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Require
            6/8
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Verification method: Certification Scheme
            Certification scheme (if applicable): RSPO
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "we will not provide financial support to Palm Oil plantation companies that are involved in illegal logging and/or human rights violations such as child labor. We will check that internationally accepted external certifications such as RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), or other equivalent standards are obtained or expected to be obtained to support sustainable palm oil development. For clients who are not certified yet, we will recommend and support their effort in obtaining such certification".
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
    • Soy
      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
            No
            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
            No
            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
            No
            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
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
    • Timber, Pulp & Paper
      21/64
      • Commitment Strength
        21/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Sustainable/Responsible
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • 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 will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
        • Companies must be legally operated
          5.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Entire supply chain - Require
            4/4
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • 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 will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "We will not provide financial support to projects which are involved in illegal logging and/or land clearing activities that do not safeguard environmental protection or which are against local laws and regulations". 
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          5.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Encourage
            4/8
            Commitment details
            Primary/Intact/Natural/HCV/HCS - Encourage
            4/8
            "For large-scale development projects, we will continue to review and evaluate the environmental risks, including if they entail clearing of primary forests and/or the destruction of local ecosystems in accordance with the Equator Principles".
          • 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 large-scale development projects, we will continue to review and evaluate the environmental risks, including if they entail clearing of primary forests and/or the destruction of local ecosystems in accordance with the Equator Principles".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For large-scale development projects, we will continue to review and evaluate the environmental risks, including if they entail clearing of primary forests and/or the destruction of local ecosystems in accordance with the Equator Principles".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "For large-scale development projects, we will continue to review and evaluate the environmental risks, including if they entail clearing of primary forests and/or the destruction of local ecosystems in accordance with the Equator Principles".
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            Producers; Processors; Traders; Manufacturers; Retailers
            0.4/0.4
            "For large-scale development projects, we will continue to review and evaluate the environmental risks, including if they entail clearing of primary forests and/or the destruction of local ecosystems in accordance with the Equator Principles".
        • Assurance mechanism to ensure compliance
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
      • Social Considerations
        0/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must respect labour rights
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Company must address gender equality issues
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must encourage the inclusion of small-scale farmers
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
  • Reporting & Implementation
    3/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      3/5
      Policy review
      Commit to update policy - Timeline unclear
      3/5
      "We will continue to pay attention to government policies and efforts toward climate change, and review our policy on a regular basis". 
    • 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
    12/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/22
    Avg. score

Profile

The Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group are a global financial and banking group headquartered in Japan offering a broad range of financial services to private and corporate clients. Their services include corporate finance, investment management and financial and operating leases, as well as retail banking and consumer finance. As of 2017, the group’s total assets amount to more than 190 trillion Yen. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial are among the top 20 loan providers to Forest 500 companies, with more than 25 billion USD of loans across a broad range of forest risk 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

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