Bank of China

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Regulatory requirements
Ensure LegalityCSR report 2018: Following the national green credit policy, BOC accelerated the innovation of financial
products for green industries such as energy conservation, environmental protection and new
energy, and promoted the improvement and adjustment of energy structure.
Bank of China reference the green credit policy, but it does not reference international conventions.partly
No Corruption and Tax EvasionCSR report 2018: The Bank deepened the construction of the long-effective mechanism for combating corruption and
upholding integrity by adhering to the principle of “having no forbidden area, full coverage and zero
tolerance”, and solemnly investigating any kinds of violation. It implemented the Accountability
Regulation, and organised all officials and employees to study laws, regulations and disciplines
earnestly.
The bank has a strong commitment to fight corruption, but it has no public criteria that apply to corruption and tax evasion by its clients.not
Ensure ESIA for mills and plantationsCSR report 2018: (The Bank) imposed a strict requirement of prohibiting any forms of new credit support for projects that fail to pass energy technology evaluation and environmental impact assessment.The bank has a strong requirement regarding environmental impact assessments but not regarding social impact assessments. There is also no clear requirement to publish these studies.partly
Social requirements
Ensure FPICNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
Respect Human RightsNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
Respect Indigenous rights and customary land use rightsNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
No forced resettlementNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
Environmental Requirements
No forest degradation and deforestationNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
Protect endangered speciesNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
No high-risk speciesNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
No fireNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
Protect peatNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
No persistent pollutionNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not
Corporate association / scope of the policy
Corporate association / scope of the policyNo publicly available policies or documentation were found that cover this criteria.not