Reporting – FirstRand Limited (2016 – 2017)

Adoption Date:13 July 2009
Country of Headquarters:South Africa
Region of Headquarters:Africa
Institutional Reporting Hyperlink:https://www.firstrand.co.za/Sustainability/Pages/environment-programme.aspx
Current EPFI Reporting Year/Period:1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017
EPFI Reporting in Compliance:Yes

Please read the important notes and disclaimer for further information on ‘EPFI Reporting’, compliance and publication on the Equator Principles Association website.

Further information on this EPFI may be obtained through the Institutional Reporting Hyperlink above.

PROJECT FINANCE ADVISORY SERVICES

Total number mandated in the reporting period: 1

SectorTotal
Sub Total1
Mining
Infrastructure
Oil & Gas
Power1
Others

RegionTotal
Sub Total1
Americas
Europe, Middle East & Africa1
Asia Pacific

PROJECT FINANCE TRANSACTIONS

Total number that reached financial close in the reporting period: 9

Totals117
Totals117
SectorCategory ACategory BCategory C
Mining
Infrastructure111
Oil & Gas
Power
Others6
RegionCategory ACategory BCategory C
Americas
Europe, Middle East & Africa117
Asia Pacific
Country DesignationCategory ACategory BCategory C
Designated1
Non-Designated117
Independent ReviewCategory ACategory BCategory C
Yes11
No7

1Designated Countries are those countries deemed to have robust environmental and social governance, legislation systems and institutional capacity designed to protect their people and the natural environment. For the list of Designated Countries, go to: https://www.equator-principles.com/index.php/ep3/designated-countries

PROJECT NAME REPORTING FOR PROJECT FINANCE TRANSACTIONS

No.Project NameSectorHost Country Name/ Project LocationYear of Financial Close
1OIS Port LimitedInfrastructureNigeria2016
2Amandi Energy LtdInfrastructureGhana2016
3Wireless Business Solutions (Pty) LtdInfrastructureSouth Africa2017

6 projects were not disclosed as per the disclosure conditions specified in Annex B of the Equator Principles

PROJECT-RELATED CORPORATE LOANS

Total number that reached financial close in the reporting period: 0

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUATOR PRINCIPLES

FirstRand Limited’s implementation reporting is provided in their Environmental and Social Risk Report 2017 available at: https://www.firstrand.co.za/Sustainability/Pages/environment-programme.aspx. Please refer to the section titled ‘Environmental and Social Risk Management’ as EP forms a subsection of the larger ESRA process in FirstRand Limited.