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by Equator Banks, Act! category: Cause
On October 23-25, more than 90 of the world's largest banks meet in Brazil to recommit to the Equator Principles, a set of rules guiding which big infrastructure projects they will and won't finance.
By participating in this
Thunderclap you can support the global movement to
call on these banks to agree at their meeting to ACT: to stop
financing climate disasters, and to respect Indigenous
peoples’ rights and
The 'Equator Banks' have committed to standards promising to finance projects in a ‘socially responsible manner’ and to avoid negative impacts on climate change wherever possible. But they haven't kept their word:
The meeting in Brazil is a clear opportunity for the banks to revisit their Principles. We are demanding that these banks stop financing climate disasters and respect Indigenous Peoples' rights and land. Join us!
Equator Banks, Act!
This is a campaign launched by a coalition of environmental, human rights and indigenous peoples' organisations concerned about the Equator Principles. The coordination of the campaign is conducted by BankTrack, the international tracking, campaigning and NGO support organisation targeting private sector commercial banks and the activities they finance.