Development Bank of Japan Adopts the Equator Principles

1 July, 2020 Adoption News

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...

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

19 June, 2020 EP Association News

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 stak...

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

18 May, 2020 EP Association News

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 careful...

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Shinsei Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

1 April, 2020 Adoption News

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 he...

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LBO France Adopts the Equator Principles

2 March, 2020 Adoption News

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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Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank Adopts the Equator Principles

27 February, 2020 Adoption News

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 BankR...

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Bank Sinopac Adopts the Equator Principles

27 February, 2020 Adoption News

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

4 February, 2020 EP Association News

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 manag...

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Equator Principles Annual Meeting 2019 – Meeting Outcomes

28 November, 2019 EP Association News

London, 28 November 2019 The Equator Principles Association Annual Meeting was held in Singapore on 18-20 November with attendees from over 60 Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs). Launch of EP4 The fourth iteration of the Equator Principles (“EP4”) was launche...

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A strengthened Equator Principles, and new leadership for the Association

18 November, 2019 EP Association News

Singapore, 18 November 2019 Today the updated version of the Equator Principles (EP), EP4, was adopted by the Equator Principles Association and represent the fourth iteration of the Principles since their inception in 2003. The intent of the Principles remains to set the financ...

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