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  • Overall approach
    4/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/16
      Deforestation commitment
      Understanding of the risks
      4/16
      "Approximately 80% of GHG emissions are associated with the combustion of fossil fuels used for energy production – coal, oil and natural gas. The remaining 20% of GHG emissions are from land use practices related to agriculture, deforestation or waste management". 
  • Commodity score
    15/64
    • Beef & Leather
      15/64
      • Commitment Strength
        11/42
        • 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
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
        • 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
        4/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • 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
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
        • 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
      15/64
      • Commitment Strength
        11/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Type of policy: No policy
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
        • 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
        4/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • 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
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
        • 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
      15/64
      • Commitment Strength
        11/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Type of policy: No policy
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
        • 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
        4/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • 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
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
        • 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
      15/64
      • Commitment Strength
        11/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Commitment details
            No
            0/8
            Type of policy: No policy
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            No
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            Subset
            0.2/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following[...]Production or trade in any product or activity deemed illegal under host-country laws or regulations".
        • Companies must protect priority forests or globally important landscapes
          7.6/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Globally important - Require
            6/8
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
          • 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
            "TD does not finance transactions relating to the following: Activities within World Heritage sites [and] activities that would result in the degradation of protected critical natural habitats as designated according to World Conservation Union classification and International Finance Corporation Standards". 
        • 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
        4/22
        • Company must ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Yes - Encourage
            2/4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
          • 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
            "Our commitments are: To incorporate assessment of our clients’ policies, practices and performance relating to FPIC as part of TD’s Environmental and Social Credit Risk Policy for Non-Retail Lending". 
        • 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
    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
    4/22
    Avg. score

Profile

Toronto-Dominion Bank are a financial services company, headquartered in Canada serving private and corporate clients. Their services cover: personal and small business banking, insurance, asset management, auto financing, investing, commercial and wholesale banking. As of 2017, they have over 1.2 billion CAD in total assets with 270 billion CAD in assets under management.  Toronto-Dominion Bank are among the top 30 lenders to Forest 500 companies, with loans amounting to more than 9 billion USD. They are also an important shareholder in Forest 500 companies, ranking among the top 50, with shares worth more than 7.5 billion USD.  

HQ
HQ 
Canada
Financial institution type
Financial institution type 
Asset management, Bank, Insurance Company

How we assess the Forest 500

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

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