Taipei, 11 November 2019 Today Taishin International Bank has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 100 international financial institutions in 37 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Taishin International Bank’s Press ReleaseRead More..
London, 05 November 2019 Earlier this year, BSR conducted external stakeholder consultations on behalf of the Equator Principles Association on the draft text of EP4. This consultation process involved 150 people attending a series of in-person and webinar events, as well as more than 60 written submissions. Below is the full report produced by BSR, which details…Read More..
Stockholm, Sweden, October 28, 2019 Today Swedbank AB (publ) has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 99 international financial institutions in 37 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Read more about Sustainability at SwedbankRead More..
Paris, France, October 15, 2019 Today La Banque Postale has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 98 international financial institutions in 37 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Read La Banque Postale’s Press Release in FrenchRead More..
London, 20 September 2019 The recent external stakeholder consultation on the draft text of EP4 was conducted on behalf of the EPA by BSR. They have now completed the consultation process and their recommendations are with the Association for consideration as we look to finalise the text of EP4. The draft text of EP4 was released…Read More..
London, 12 August 2019 A review of the fourth version of the Equator Principles (EP4) is currently ongoing: equator-principles.com/ep4. The deadline for comment on the draft of EP4 has been extended to 23 August. We greatly appreciate the level of engagement with a diverse range of stakeholders which has resulted in both positive feedback and constructive…Read More..
Huzhou, China, July 24th, 2019 Today Bank of Huzhou has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. Established in 1998, Bank of Huzhou is a local joint-stock commercial bank based in Zhejiang Province, China. Bank of Huzhou is an active green bank in China and is committed to implementing international best practices. In 2017, Bank of Huzhou…Read More..
London, 24 June 2019 Following extensive internal review and consultation, as well as input from the initial round of public consultation, the draft text of Equator Principles 4 (EP4) is hereby released for consultation. It is intended that this draft text be used as the basis for a formal round of public consultation, led on behalf…Read More..
The EPA continues to make progress towards the development of updated Equator Principles ‘EP4’ text. The legal review of the draft text, conducted by Norton Rose Fulbright, has now been completed. The external stakeholder consultation phase has been delayed whilst we completed an enhanced internal consultation and approval processes, particularly on changes to Principle 5….Read More..
London, 21 May 2019 The Equator Principles Association has been made aware of a website impersonating the Association. The impersonating site has released a fake version of EP4 and an incorrect message stating that three EPFIs have been de-listed for non-compliance. The Equator Principles’ official website is: equator-principles.com (not .org or other). This should be referred to…Read More..