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Animal Farming & Food Production
0%

Assessed policy

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Sustainability Credit Guidelines:
The observation of environmental legislation and the adoption of best practices, including proper soil and water management adequate use of agrochemicals and preoccupations with animal welfare, are fundamental in order to mitigate the impacts of this activity on natural resources, reduce emissions and increase carbon capture, based on trends identified for agribusiness.

Comments on score: The policy does not mention the Five Freedoms, and while it does mention "preocupations with animal welfare" it provides no detail on what that means.

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Sustainability Credit Guidelines:
The observation of environmental legislation and the adoption of best practices, including proper soil and water management adequate use of agrochemicals and preoccupations with animal welfare, are fundamental in order to mitigate the impacts of this activity on natural resources, reduce emissions and increase carbon capture, based on trends identified for agribusiness.

Comments on score: The policy does not mention the use of cages, and while it does mention "preocupations with animal welfare" it provides no detail on what that means.

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Sustainability Credit Guidelines:
The observation of environmental legislation and the adoption of best practices, including proper soil and water management adequate use of agrochemicals and preoccupations with animal welfare, are fundamental in order to mitigate the impacts of this activity on natural resources, reduce emissions and increase carbon capture, based on trends identified for agribusiness.

Comments on score: The policy does not mention environmental conditions, and while it does mention "preocupations with animal welfare" it provides no detail on what that means.

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Sustainability Credit Guidelines:
The observation of environmental legislation and the adoption of best practices, including proper soil and water management adequate use of agrochemicals and preoccupations with animal welfare, are fundamental in order to mitigate the impacts of this activity on natural resources, reduce emissions and increase carbon capture, based on trends identified for agribusiness.

Comments on score: The policy does not mention mutilations, and while it does mention "preocupations with animal welfare" it provides no detail on what that means.

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista Alerta:
- Indústria agropecuaria;
- Aquáticos vivos

Comments on score: The livestock and fisheries sectors are on an alert list, but this does not necessarily imply that the bank actively prioritizes animal welfare.

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not covered

Comments on score: The policy does not mention animal transport, and while it does mention "preocupations with animal welfare" it provides no detail on what that means.

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Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista restritiva:
- Pesca;
- Agropecuária no bioma Amazônico

Comments on score: The livestock and fisheries sectors are on an alert list, but this does not necessarily imply that there are any conditions for slaughtering conditions

Assessed policy

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not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Animal Testing
17%

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not covered

Comments on score: not covered

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not covered

Comments on score: not covered

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Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista de Alerta:
- espécies geneticamente modificadas/diversidade biológica pela biotecnologia

Comments on score: The policy does not prohibit the use of GM animals, though it is on an alert list.

Pets, Entertainment and Fashion
0%

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Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista de Alerta:
- Indústria de couro e peles;
- Atividades Agropecuárias no Bioma Amazônia

Comments on score: The policy does not prohibit the activities. It is assumed that the leather sector is on an alert list because of its potential pollution impacts, not because of animal welfare issues.

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista Alerta:
- fauna exótica/silvestre;
- espécies exóticas

Comments on score: The policy does not prohibit the trade in wild animals

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista Alerta:
- fauna exótica/silvestre;
- espécies exóticas

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista Alerta:
- fauna exótica/silvestre;
- espécies exóticas

Comments on score: not covered

Governance
25%

Assessed policy

Extract of the policy that covers, or comes closest to covering this criterium

Diretrizes Socioambientais:
Lista de Alerta:
- Indústria agropecuária;
- Industria de produtos alimentares

Comments on score: Although the livestock and the food sector are on an alert list, the policy does not mention the inclusion of animal welfare critiera in procurement polices.

Assessed policy

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not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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not covered

Comments on score: not covered

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Diretrizes Socioambientais:
10. Apoiar projetos que adotem práticas sustentáveis de produção agropecuária, tais como: agricultura orgânica, sistemas agroflorestais, Sistema de Produção Integrada Agropecuária (PI Brasil) e Bem-Estar Animal;

Comments on score: The bank has a finance line that promotes animal friendly food production

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