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  • Overall approach
    0/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/14
    • Company must have anti-corruption policy
      0/2
  • Commodity score
    10/64
    • Beef & Leather
      4/64
      • Commitment Strength
        4/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • 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
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
        • 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
      4/64
      • Commitment Strength
        4/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • 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
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
        • 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
    • Soy
      4/64
      • Commitment Strength
        4/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          0/9.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/8
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • 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
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
        • 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
      31/64
      • Commitment Strength
        31/42
        • Commodity-specific financing policy
          9.4/9.6
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Commitment details
            Yes
            8/8
            Type of policy: Reduce deforestation
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • 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 expect all customers to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encourage the adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orother credible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management." "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
        • Companies must be legally operated
          3.6/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            Commitment details
            Own operations - Require
            2/4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
          • 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
            "U.S. Bancorp expects all clients to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts [...] U.S. Bancorp requires compliance with all state and local, national and international environmental, labor and social laws and will verify adherence to such laws through certification or due diligence."
        • 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
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • 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
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
        • 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
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegal activities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships with customers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in large intact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we will require certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainable forest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we do not currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enter any relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate or Boreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequate resources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encourage the adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC or other credible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • 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
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
        • Companies must have a grievance mechanism
          0/5.6
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all deals
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all companies
            No
            0/0.4
          • Policy applies to all stages of the supply chain
            None
            0/0.4
        • Commitments must be timebound
          5.4/5.6
          • Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Require
            4/4
            Type of policy: Compliance is prerequisite for financing
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all operations and financing
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all deals
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            Policy applies to all companies
            All
            0.4/0.4
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
          • 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
            "Illegal Logging – We prohibit relationships with customers who participate in any illegalactivities. [...] High Conservation Values and Sensitive Habitats – We may enter into relationships withcustomers involved in logging, light sustainable harvests or other extractive operations in largeintact forests or primary forests that hold high conservation values. In such cases, we willrequire certification be provided that these operations are managed using standard sustainableforest management practices and that conservation values are not degraded. Although we donot currently finance any international logging operations, we do not condone, nor will we enterany relationship with a customer who participates in logging in No-Go Zones, Temperate orBoreal Regions without appropriate due diligence or certification. Certification Programs and Compliance – We expect all customers to apply adequateresources to assess and manage their environmental and social impacts and may encouragethe adoption of a credible certification program, such as those established by the FSC orothercredible program, which motivates best practices in sustainable forest management."
      • 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
    10/20
    • Policy is reviewed and updated
      5/5
      Policy review
      Commit to update policy - Annually or more frequent
      5/5
      “We review our practices and our Environmental Responsibility Policy on a quarterly basis, looking for additional opportunities to enhance our commitment and continue making a positive impact on the environment around us.”
    • Companies must disclose subsidiaries in commodity supply chains
      0/5
    • Monitoring and non-compliance process
      5/5
      Monitoring compliance
      Yes - Screening and monitoring process
      5/5
      "We maintain additional environmental due diligence and review requirements for firms operatingwithin certain sensitive industries to better guide our decisions to new or prospective relationships.We want to confirm that a firm’s policies and processes are sound and effective as they relate tothe environment and the community in which it operates.This additional due diligence focuses, in part, on: Past and present environmental compliance with laws and regulations; Internal framework related to environmental risk management; Potential impact on dependent communities and indigenous peopleIndustries or sectors include, but are not limited to: [...] Forestry"
    • Reporting on implementation of the policy
      0/5
  • Commitment strength
    10/42
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/22
    Avg. score

Profile

US Bancorp are a bank and asset management company, headquartered in the US serving private, corporate and institutional clients. Their services include: commercial banking, investment banking, asset management, mortgage, and trust and payment services. As of 2017, their total assets amount to over 450 billion USD with 270 billion USD worth of loans. Unicredit SPA are among the top 30 lenders to Forest 500 companies, with loans amounting to more than 11 billion USD across a broad range of forest risk sectors . They are also an important shareholder in Forest 500 companies, ranking among the top 150, with shares worth more than 2.9 billion USD.  

HQ
HQ 
United States
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.

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