A new environment
The Equator Principles are designed to help control and monitor the impact of environmental damage caused by large-scale project financing. Paul Watchman and Charles July consider the practicalities of implementing green principles
The Equator Principles (EP) provide a voluntary framework for assessing environmental and social issues in project financing. Based on International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank safeguards, they are applied by banks and financial institutions when deciding whether to provide finance to projects costing $50m (£28m) or more.
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