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Equator Principles, Legal Issues And The Chinese Green Credit System

Posted on:2010-05-19Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:Z Y ZhouFull Text:PDF
GTID:2206360275471275Subject:International law
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After the inception in 2003, the Equator Principles has become the minimum international standard in international project financing field. In China, only the Industrial Bank has publicly adopted and implemented the equator principles, while China's "green-credit policy" is far from perfect. Since there is a deficiency of the research on equator principles, there is not an effective and sound theoretical system. However, China is in the important historical development period of socialist market economy, the contradiction between economy, society and environmental protection is more and more obvious, therefore, it press us to do more research on the equator principles.With formulating and scientific theory research pattern, this thesis analyzes how the equator principles will promote the social and environment responsibility Chinese financial institutions take. Proceeding from the inspection, describing the development path, the thesis further analyzes the text of the equator principles and its legal status in international law. The thesis concludes hat the principles does not have the quality of international law, it has the potential to become an international regulation. Then, the thesis discusses the implement of the equator principles with the practice of EPFIs and several famous project financial cases study. The last part of the thesis is about the introduction and analysis of China's "green-credit policy", it shows the limitation of the policy and the barriers to import the equator principles directly, followed with suggestions in six aspects to further establish a green-credit system of social and environment responsibility on financial institutions with Chinese features.
Keywords/Search Tags:equator principle, financial institutions, green-credit policy, social responsibility
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