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First Commercial Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

December 21, 2020

 21 December 2020 Today First Commercial Bank, based in Taiwan, has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 114 international financial institutions in 37 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read First Commercial Bank’s announcement.

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OCBC Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

December 1, 2020

 1 December 2020 Today Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Limited (abbreviated as OCBC Bank) has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 113 international financial institutions in 37 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read OCBC Bank’s media release.

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Bank of Guizhou Adopts the Equator Principles

November 30, 2020

 30 November 2020 Today Bank of Guizhou has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 112 international financial institutions in 37 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Bank of Guizhou’s announcement.

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EP Association launches Strategy to share a future vision for the Equator Principles

October 20, 2020

20 October 2020  Today, the Equator Principles Association (EPA) launches its first ever Strategy. This high-level statement sets out the direction of travel for the Association over the next few years and demonstrates the collective willingness of the EPA to continually improve. The Strategy, which has been endorsed by the EPA membership, will guide the program…

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Yuanta Commercial Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

October 8, 2020

8 October 2020 Today Yuanta Commercial Bank has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 112 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Yuanta Commercial Bank’s announcement.

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NWB Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

October 1, 2020

1 October 2020 Today NWB Bank has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 111 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read NWB Bank’s announcement.

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1 October Marks Effective Date For EP4

1 October 2020  Today, the Equator Principles Association confirms that the latest version of the Equator Principles, EP4, comes into full effect. All EPFIs are now required to implement EP4 on any new Projects (including term sheets or mandates) signed on/after 1 October 2020. In recognition of global extenuating circumstances, the EPA had granted a 3…

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EPA Releases Guidance To Support Effective Implementation Of EP4

September 23, 2020

23 September 2020  Today, the Equator Principles Association releases Guidance to support the effective implementation of the updated Equator Principles, EP4. The volume of guidance available is considerably more than for any other previous version of the Equator Principles, and represents a significant step forward for the EPA and its stakeholders. The Guidance is a practical…

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Shinhan Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

September 9, 2020

South Korea, 9 September 2020 Today Shinhan Bank has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 110 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Shinhan Bank’s Press Release in English and here for Korean.

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BTG Pactual Adopts the Equator Principles

August 31, 2020

Brazil, 31 August 2020 Today BTG Pactual has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 109 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. www.btgpactual.com  

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