Equator principles

The Equator Principles is a risk management framework adopted by financial institutions, for determining, assessing and managing E&S risk in projects.

They have been adopted by 90 international financial institutions in 37 countries to date, covering over 70 percent of international project finance debt in emerging market[1].


The EP apply globally, to all industry sectors and to four financial products, when supporting a new project or the expansion or upgrade of an existing project.

[1] Source: Equator Principles Association, www.equator-principles.com