|ANZ Banking Group, and Friends of the Earth and Individuals|
|Description||Specific instance submitted by NGOs concerning an alleged non-observance of the OECD Guidelines by ANZ Banking Group|
|Theme(s)||General policies, Disclosure, Environment, Consumer interests|
|Date||30 Jan 2020|
|Industry sector||Financial and insurance activities|
On 30 January 2020, Friends of the Earth, an NGO, and three individuals (Egan, Dodds and Simons) submitted a specific instance to the Australian NCP concerning the ANZ Banking Group. The submitters allege that ANZ’s lack of full disclosure about its climate change impacts prevent consumers from making informed decisions whether or not to engage with the bank.
The submitters request ANZ to:
The specific instance is currently undergoing an initial assessment.