What are the Equator Principles?

The Equator Principles (EPs) are a risk management framework for financial institutions to identify, assess and manage environmental and social risks when financing projects. The EPs apply globally to all industry sectors and defined financial products.

The Equator Principles Association reviews and updates the EPs from time to time in order to reflect ongoing learning and emerging good practice.

The Equator Principles Association released the 4th version of the Equator Principles (EP4) on 18 November 2019 (GMT).

Norton Rose Fulbright conducted a legal review of the 4th version. View our press release.

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