Equator Principles Association to appoint first CEO

21 November, 2022 EP Association News

21 November 2022 The EP Steering Committee is pleased to announce that today we begin the process of recruiting our first ever CEO. We are working with Acre in a global search to find the right person to take on this key leadership role, alongside the Steering Committee, to deliv...

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Open Response to BankTrack and Colleagues

9 November, 2022 EP Association News

9 November 2022 We thank BankTrack and the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) joined by 25 Civil Society Organisations (“CSOs”) for their open letter dated 14 October 2022 and provide this response which has been reviewed by the Equator Principles ...

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Equator Principles Association launches new due diligence tools to enhance access to grievance mechanisms & enable effective remedy

25 October, 2022 EP Association News

25 October 2022 The Equator Principles Association (EPA) Steering Committee is today pleased to announce the release of a suite of tools to enhance access to effective grievance mechanisms & enable effective remedy. These tools have been developed by the EPA’s Operations Wo...

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Equator Principles 2022 Annual General Meeting (17-20 October) – Meeting Outcomes

24 October, 2022 EP Association News

The Equator Principles Association held its 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) from 17 – 21 October in Seoul, South Korea. Over 150 people were able to attend the meeting in-person or online representing 110 Equator Principles Financial Institutions (“EPFIs”). The Steering C...

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New Guidance published to support effective consistent application of EP

22 July, 2022 EP Association News

22 July 2022 Today the Equator Principles Association releases Guidance to support the effective consistent application of the Equator Principles (EP4). This Guidance responds to EPFIs requesting support with concise, practical tools and templates to make implementation of the EP...

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EP Association hires first ever COO to drive forward progress

4 July, 2022 EP Association News

04 July 2022 Today, the Equator Principles Association is announcing the appointment of an interim COO. Jon Hancox, a very experienced environmental and social (E&S) consultant well known to many EPFIs and stakeholders, will be leading the delivery of the EP work plan for the...

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Open Response to BankTrack and Colleagues

14 December, 2021 EP Association News

14 December 2021 We thank BankTrack and other Civil Society Organisations (collectively “CSOs”) for their open letter dated November 18 2021 and provide this response which has been reviewed by the Equator Principles Association Steering Committee. Since the Equator Principle...

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Equator Principles 2021 Annual General Meeting (15-18 November) – Meeting Outcomes

19 November, 2021 EP Association News

The Equator Principles Association held its 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) from 15-18 November.  The event was hosted virtually and saw participation from approximately 100 Equator Principle Financial Institutions (EPFIs), including several new members.  Some members of the ...

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Chair of EP reiterates commitment to climate, social impacts and biodiversity

1 November, 2021 EP Association News

1 November 2021 Equator Principles Financial Institutions recognise the critical role and responsibility they have in tackling the environmental and social challenges facing the world today, specifically the interconnectedness of climate, biodiversity and social impacts. Our memb...

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EP Association endorses OECD’s Good Practice Note for E&S Agents

28 May, 2021 EP Association News

 28 May 2021 The Equator Principles Association endorses the recently released Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ‘Good Practice Note for Environmental and Social Agents’ (“Note”). The Note provides an overview of good practice for banks, Expo...

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