United Overseas Bank

About United Overseas Bank

Policy assessment

5%

Social media

Bank's Policy

Animal Farming & Food Production
5%

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: The policy does not mention the 5 Fredoms but prohibits finacing of animal cruelty.

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Animal Testing
0%

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Pets, Entertainment and Fashion
0%

Assessed policy

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

not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Our Responsible Financing Policy prohibits our financing of companies:
- involved in animal cruelty and the trade of endangered species as defined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild Fauna and Flora;

Comments on score: not covered

Governance
12%

Assessed policy

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

not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
How we approach this topic
We expect our suppliers to adhere to the standards set out in the Group Supplier Sustainability Principles (GSSP) in the areas of corporate governance and compliance, labour and human rights and environment, health and safety.
Suppliers shall implement an effective environmental policy and/or have an environmental management system or plan to manage natural resource scarcity issues and to mitigate the environmental risks, impacts and ependencies of their products and/or services.

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

not covered

Comments on score: not covered

Assessed policy

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

2019 Annual Report:
Supporting Customers in Sustainable Development
In developing sustainability solutions for our customers, our strategy and decision-making are guided by the UN SDGs. To ensure that our financing and investing activities make positive impact as well as to mitigate any potential harm to communities and ecological systems, we align our frameworks and practices to internationally-recognised standards, principles and guidelines wherever feasible. In terms of green financing, we prioritise eight sectoral opportunities where UOB can play a role. These sectoral opportunities are:
(…)
- reducing food and packaging waste; and (…)

Comments on score: UOB has sustainable finance lines, though these are not specific for animal welfare or for food systems

Go back to ranking list