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International principles and standards

Below you find a short introduction to the main international principles and standards on CSR which guide EKF’s efforts.
UN Global Compact
The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest initiative for corporate social responsibility. It is an international initiative launched by the UN for the purpose of involving private companies in tackling some of the world's major social and environmental challenges. EKF signed up to the UN Global Compact in 2008.
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UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights
The UN guiding principles define what states and companies should do in order to avoid and handle their negative impact on human rights.
Read the guiding principles

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises state principles and standards for responsible business conduct.
Read more about the MNE guidelines

OECD Common Approaches
OECD Common Approaches provide common principles and standards relating to the review of environmental and social sustainability for export credit agencies.
Read the Recommendation

Equator Principles
The Equator Principles define how financial institutions should evaluate environmental and social sustainability before deciding to participate in the financing of a transaction. EKF adopted the Equator Principles in 2004.
Read more about the Equator Principles
See EKF's Equator Principle transactions in the latest year

IFC Performance Standards and Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines
EKF assesses its business transactions against the IFC Performance Standards and appertaining general and sector specific environmental, health and safety guidelines.
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​During 2014, EKF has focussed our efforts on how we can contribute to mobilising and supporting private climate finance.

CSR report 2014

​During 2014, EKF has focussed our efforts on how we can contribute to mobilising and supporting private climate finance.
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