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Lloyds Banking Group Plc was formed on the 19th of January 2009 after Lloyds TSB acquired HBOS. The group is currently the largest retail bank in the United Kingdom with over 30 million customers. The banking group operates under numerous brands such as Lloyds Bank, Scottish Widows, Halifax, and a range of distribution channels.
25 Gresham Street
EC2V 7HN London
António Horta-Osório |
Executive Director and Group Chief Executive
|Annual report||Annual Report 2017|
listed on London Stock Exchange & NYSE Euronext
In October of 2008, as part of the government bailout the British government took a 43.4% stake in Lloyds. The government began the process of returning Lloyds to the private sector in September 2013 which was completed in May 2017.
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Voluntary initiativesLloyds has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
Lloyds corporate social responsibility webpage can be accessed here.
Lloyds and the Equator Principles
The Equator Principles are a voluntary commitment of banks to try to avoid or minimise the social, environmental and human rights impact of projects they finance. For more information on the Equator Principles see their website here and the campaign page of BankTrack here.
The Equator Principles exist already since 2003. Lloyds adopted the Equator Principles in 2008.
Reporting on the Equator Principles
Lloyds must report annually on its implementation of the Equator Principles. All information is supposed to be found here.
- Lloyds is not in compliance with its reporting obligations. The link provided is broken or not correct
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True leader Front runner Follower Laggard
BankTrack has assessed Lloyds on its implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in June 2016. Lloyds is assessed as a Laggard, with a total score of 2/12.
Implementation and reporting
Lloyds is reporting on the implementation here.