The Equator Principles Association is pleased to share a new document ‘Equator Principles (June 2013) Implementation Note’ with external stakeholders and other interested parties. The document, written by EPFIs, contains selected information and examples to support the understanding of the requirements in, and implementation of, the Equator Principles. Ryosuke Ueda, Head of Sustainable Development Department, Mizuho Bank and Chair…Read More..
Mizuho will assume the Chair of the Equator Principles Association – First Asian Bank to Hold the Chair PositionMarch 27, 2014
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (MHBK; Yasuhiro Sato, President and CEO) will take on the role of Chair of the Equator Principles Association (EPA) from 1st May. This is the first time an Asian bank has been appointed as the EPA Chair. The EPA is an association of 79 global financial institutions that adopt the Equator Principles…Read More..
Updated – Guidance for EPFIs on Incorporating Environmental and Social Considerations into Loan DocumentationMarch 12, 2014
Following the launch of the Equator Principles (EP) III in June 2013 and end of the EP III transition period, the EP Association has updated its guidance document for Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs) on incorporating environmental and social considerations in to loan documentation. The “Guidance for EPFIs on Incorporating Environmental and Social Considerations into…Read More..
On 15 March 2010 Citi, one of the four founding banks of the Equator Principles (EPs) and long term contributor to its development, will assume the pivotal role of Chair of the EP Association Steering Committee. Citi is honoured to accept this appointment, which was unanimously supported by the Steering Committee recently, and will be…Read More..
São Paulo – 22 September 2008 The Bank is the first from an emerging economy to lead the Steering Committee of the Equator Principles, which brings together financial institutions committed to sustainability in project financing. From 22 September 2008, Itaú will lead the activities of the Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFI) – a public pledge that they are…Read More..