Fair Finance Asia Philippines has assessed the banks using a scoring system referred to as the Fair Finance Guide International (FFGI) Methodology.

The methodology bases on existing international standards and conventions as well as a range of other widely accepted guidelines in areas pertaining to responsible businesses. The thematic areas that Fair Finance Philippines has focussed on are: Climate Change, Corruption, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Labor Rights, Nature, Taxes, Arms, Consumer Protection, Financial Inclusion and, Transparency & Accountability.

The Fair Finance Philippines Policy Assessment, launched in December 2020, reviewed the policies of five major banks in the Philippines across 11 different themes. These banks were BDO, BPI, LPB, Metrobank, and RCBC.

Read the full report here.