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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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Guidance on Implementation of the Equator Principles During the Covid-19 Pandemic

June 19, 2020

London, 19 June 2020  The Covid-19 pandemic has had a great effect on all markets globally with significant impacts to the way that we operate. In light of these ongoing challenges, the EPA Steering Committee commissioned Ramboll to produce guidance for EPFIs and their stakeholders to support effective implementation of the Equator Principles through the Covid-19 pandemic. The intent of this…

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Additional Grace Period For EP4 Transition To Reflect Covid-19 Challenges

May 18, 2020

London, 18 May 2020 In November 2019 the Equator Principles Association released the latest iteration of the Equator Principles, ‘EP4’. EP4 was due to come into effect for all EPFIs on 1 July 2020, however, we find ourselves in unprecedented times. The Association has carefully considered how best to proceed with EP4 when many member…

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Shinsei Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

April 1, 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 01 April 2020  Today Shinsei Bank has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 105 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Shinsei Bank’s Press Release in English and here for Japanese.

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LBO France Adopts the Equator Principles

March 2, 2020

Paris, France, 02 March 2020  Today LBO France has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 104 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read LBO France’s Press Release

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Bank Sinopac Adopts the Equator Principles

February 27, 2020

Taipei, 27 February 2020 Today Bank Sinopac has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 102 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Bank Sinopac’s Press Release.

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Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

Beijing, 27 February 2020 Today Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank has become a signatory of the Equator Principles. To date, 103 international financial institutions in 38 countries are signatories of the Equator Principles. Click here to read Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank’s Press Release in English and here for Chinese.

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Equator Principles Association and IFC join forces to build capacity of banks on environmental and social risk management

February 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…

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