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26 November 2019

New set of Equator Principles criticized for failing to uphold indigenous rights and combat climate change

Following the commitment by the Equator Principles Association to review and update the Equator Principles in 2017, an updated version of the Equator Principles, EP4, was released in November 2019. Despite calls from civil society groups to stop...

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26 November 2019

New set of Equator Principles fails to act on indigenous rights and climate change, NGOs say

Author: BankTrack

“With New Equator Principles, Banks Fail to Act on Climate or Indigenous Rights”, 21 November 2019...

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26 November 2019

Updated version of Equator Principles released while Standard Chartered takes up new leadership role

Author: Equator Principles Association

“A strengthened Equator Principles, and new leadership for the Association”, 18 November 2019...

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15 November 2019

315 civil society groups renew call for Equator Principles Financial Institutions to stop funding climate disaster & abuses of Indigenous rights

Author: Johan Frijns, BankTrack, on behalf of 315 civil society groups

“Letter to: Mr Beck, Chair of Steering Committee Equator Principles Association; All Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs)”, 13 November 2019...

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7 August 2019

Commentary: "New Equator Principles Draft Falls Short of Adequately Assessing Social Risk and Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples"

Author: First Peoples Worldwide

The release of the EP4 draft [the latest revision of the Equator Principles] marks the penultimate step in the EPA’s process to revise the social and environmental risk framework of the Equator Principles... EP4’s inclusion of language and targets to...

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22 July 2019

Draft text of Equator Principles 4 released for consultation; proposed changes include increased focus on human rights

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28 June 2019

Commentary: Ecosystem approach to remedy can help financial institutions take meaningful action

Author: David Kovick, Shift

"Rethinking Remedy and Responsibility in the Financial Sector: How using an ecosystem approach can push the remedy conversation out of deadlock and into meaningful action", May 2019...

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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10 December 2018
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Author: BBVA (España)

“La Declaración de Derechos Humanos cumple 70 años”, 10 de diciembre de 2018...

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30 October 2018
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Author: Amis de la Terre

« Sables bitumineux : Crédit Agricole ne doit pas se rendre complice des violations des droits des peuples autochtones », 16 octobre 2018...

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