Appendix 3 Sustainability Facts Figures About this Report Chairman's Foreword Corporate Management Report Appendices Governance Consolidated Financial Company Financial Statements Statements Equator Principles The Equator Principles (EP) is a framework for risk management by financial institutions for determining, assessing and managing social and environmental risks in projects and project financing. Rabobank was one of the first banks to subscribe to the EP when it was adopted in 2003. For those financial products that fall within the scope of the EP, in addition to complying with our sustainability policy, we ask clients to bring into focus and address relevant environmental and social risks according to the associated standards outlined in the EP. Within Rabobank the relationship managers and the central sustainability department are responsible for the correct implementation of the EP. As part of the sustainability assessment of our clients, all transactions are checked for applicability of the EP. When clients applies for a new transaction, a checklist is completed to ensure the correct application of the principles. This checklist must be signed by the Sustainability Department before the transaction can be executed. We conduct a Social and Environmental Assessment for each proposed project. The terminology used to categorize the projects is based on the International Finance Corporation's categorization process, which classifies projects into high, medium and low (environmental and social) risk. The categories are: Category A - Projects with potential significant adverse social or environmental impacts which are diverse, irreversible or unprecedented; Category B - Projects with few potentially limited adverse social or environmental impacts, generally site-specific, largely reversible and readily addressed through mitigation measures; Category C - Projects with minimal or no social or environmental impacts. The total number of project loans granted in 2018 was 17 which was distributed as follows: Category A Category B Category C Project Names Sector Zonnepark Budel Mining Valhalla Infrastructure 1 Eurus Spui Oil Gas Levvel Power 15 1 Blauwwind Others Big Zlatan Region W2C Americas 6 BLAFA Europe, Middle East Africa 10 Northwester Asia Pacific SeaMade Country Designation Designated Non-Designated Independent Review 16 Windpark Deil Trishe Wind 1 Invenergy Pine River Canadian Breaks Phoebe 1 Grasshopper Santa Rita East 1 Yes No Totals 15 1 16 Annual Report 2018 - Appendices 80

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