June 30, 2017

Change the way you Manage Environmental Risk with The Equator Principles

The importance of managing environmental and social risks, and complying with corporate social responsibilities (CSR) continue to be an important driving force for organizations and their workforce operations. There are many rules and regulations, guidelines and principles that aid companies to ensure they are compliant, making it easy to get lost among the masses of information. We’ve sourced the resources designed to aid you and keep up with key checklists, reports, templates, guides and more; which you can find in our resources library.
One of these resources we’ve found is The Equator Principles, which describes the benchmark for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risks in projects. This report outlines the equator principles’ purposes, stating that the Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs), have adopted the Equator Principles in order to ensure that the Projects which are financed and advised on are developed in a manner that is socially responsible and reflects sound environmental management practices. The statement of principles is given in ten principles:
  • Review and categorisation
  • Review and categorisation
  • Environmental and social assessment
  • Applicable environmental and social standards
  • Environmental and social management system and equator principles action plan
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Grievance mechanism
  • Independent review
  • Covenants
  • Independent monitoring and reporting
  • Reporting and transparency
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