Sumitomo Mitsui Trust

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Regulatory requirements
Ensure LegalitySustainability Policy:
We strictly adhere to all laws, regulations and rules, and conduct our activities in a sincere and fair manner that conforms to societal norms.

Human Rights Policy:
We respect international standards on human rights, such as The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and corporate codes of conduct based on the United Nations Global Compact.
The policy requires compliance with national laws. It does mention international conventions, but does not specify which clients shoulds adhere to.partly
No Corruption and Tax EvasionTax compliance policy / CSR report 2016
We comply with rules regarding taxes such as national tax laws, directives and tax treaties and properly fulfill our tax obligations.

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance Policy
The SuMi TRUST Group is committed to complying fully with all applicable anti-bribery and corruption laws and regulations, and never to resort to improper practices in the pursuit of profits.
The policies against corruption and on tax apply mainly to the banks own activities, and do not provide any requirements towards te clientspartly
Ensure ESIA for mills and plantationsCSR Report 2018 The bank has adopted the EPAs an EP bank, it will perform ESIAs where this ir requiredpartly
Social requirements
Ensure FPICNot covered in the applicable policies or documents.not
Respect Human RightsHuman Rights Policy:
We respect international standards on human rights, such as The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and corporate codes of conduct based on the United Nations Global Compact.
The policy requries the bank to respect human rights, but it is not clear to what extend it expects its clients to do the samepartly
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 deforestationCSR Report 2018
We also intend to establish a policy for sectors that are considered to be involved in the manufacture of palm oil and the illegal logging of tropical rainforests during
fiscal 2018.
No 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 pollutionEnvironmental Policy
3. Pollution Prevention
We will strive to ensure continuous verification and improvement of our environmental activities and make efforts to prevent pollution.
The environmental policy does not provide any criteria. No 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