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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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Deutsche Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

July 27, 2020

Frankfurt, Germany, 27 July 2020 Today Deutsche Bank AG has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 108 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Deutsche Bank’s media release.

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Mian Yang City Commercial Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

July 20, 2020

Mianyang City, China, 20 July 2020  Today Mian Yang City Commercial Bank has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 107 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read MYCCB’s Press Release in English and here for Chinese.

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Development Bank of Japan Adopts the Equator Principles

July 1, 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 01 July 2020  Today Development Bank of Japan has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 106 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read DBJ’s Press Release in English and here for Japanese.

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