The Equator Principles
Reporting Database
 The Equator Principles framework

The Equator Principles

A financial industry benchmark for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in projects.

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Reporting Database

Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs) are required to report annually on their EP-related activities. Search their reporting data and project name information.

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The Equator Principles framework

The Equator Principles framework consists of 10 Principles.

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The Equator Principles

The Equator Principles (EPs) are intended to serve as a common baseline and risk management framework for financial institutions to identify, assess and manage environmental and social risks when financing Projects.

EPFIs & Reporting

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Resources

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EP4

EP4

EP4 is the latest iteration of the Equator Principles.

Following an extended transition period due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, EP4 came into effect for all EP Financial Institutions on 1 October 2020. This means that it applies for those transactions mandated on/after 1 October 2020.

Click on the button below to download EP4 in English or go to Resources to download EP4 in an additional 6 languages and to view the suite of Guidance documents that support EP4.

Where reference to the EP Association is made, this legal entity was dissolved in 2024. From 2024 this reference may be read as the collective group of Signatories to the Equator Principles.

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Becoming a Signatory

Financial institutions become a Signatory to the Equator Principles in order to ensure that the Projects they finance and advise on are developed in a manner that is socially responsible and reflects sound environmental management practices.

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EP leadership change

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Equator Principles 2023 Annual Meeting (6-8 November)

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