Equator Principles Association and IFC join forces to build capacity of banks on environmental and social risk managementFebruary 4, 2020
Paris, 4 February 2020 Building on nearly two decades of collaboration, The Equator Principles Association (EPA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) today announced they are officially joining efforts to help strengthen the capacity of financial institutions to manage environmental and social risk in line with IFC’s Environmental and Social Performance Standards. IFC’s Performance Standards are…Read More..
London, 28 November 2019 The Equator Principles Association Annual Meeting was held in Singapore on 18-20 November with attendees from over 60 Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs). Launch of EP4 The fourth iteration of the Equator Principles (“EP4”) was launched at the opening of the Annual General Meetingand accompanied with a statement recognising the enormous support and contributions…Read More..
Singapore, 18 November 2019 Today the updated version of the Equator Principles (EP), EP4, was adopted by the Equator Principles Association and represent the fourth iteration of the Principles since their inception in 2003. The intent of the Principles remains to set the financial industry benchmark for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in…Read More..
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..