Svenska Handelsbanken AB (Publ) adopts the Equator Principles

23 June, 2016 Signatory News

Stockholm, 23 June 2016 Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ) has adopted the Equator Principles, a global framework to promote sustainable environmental, social and human rights decision-making in financing projects.

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Standard Bank becomes first African bank to chair Equator Principles Association

1 June, 2015 EP News

1 June 2015, Johannesburg Standard Bank has been appointed the new chair of the Equator Principles Association for 2015/16, making it the first African Bank to be elected to this position. The appointment, which takes effect on the 1 June 2015, comes at a critical juncture in the...

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New – Publication of the Equator Principles (June 2013) Implementation Note

21 July, 2014 EP News

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 unders...

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Mizuho will assume the Chair of the Equator Principles Association – First Asian Bank to Hold the Chair Position

27 March, 2014 EP News

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 instituti...

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Updated – Guidance for EPFIs on Incorporating Environmental and Social Considerations into Loan Documentation

12 March, 2014 EP News

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 ...

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Citi Elected As New Chair Of The Equator Principles Association Steering Committee

15 March, 2010 EP News

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 s...

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Itaú Holding Assumes Role Of Chair Of The Steering Committee Of The Equator Principles

22 September, 2008 EP News

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 t...

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