Banks and Microfinance Institutions

We provide the following services to financial institutions, not only to assist banks in complying with external standards such as Equator Principles and King III, but also to protect shareholder value during the lending process:

  • Integration of ESG into credit risk policies
  • Implementation of social and environmental management systems
  • Equator Principles reviews for credit applications, including detailed reviews against IFC performance standards and applicable ESG legislation
  • Stakeholder engagement and Integrated Reporting strategies
  • Measurement, monitoring and reporting of ESG impact
  • Annual and Sustainability Report design and production

For Micro-Finance Institutions, we have developed a bespoke methodology for integrated financial and social rating.