Press Release — 13 November 2019
By: BankTrack & Partners
As banks head for Singapore to decide on new Equator Principles, 300+ civil society groups call for ambition and courage
Campaigners urge banks to stop financing climate disasters and respect Indigenous’ Peoples Rights
312 Civil society organizations from 58 countries have today called upon the financial institutions that make up the Equator Principles Association (EPA) to “act with courage and ambition and not settle for business as usual” when deciding upon a new version of the banking sector’s standards for financing large-scale infrastructure projects at their annual meeting in Singapore, next week from November 18th to 20th.