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Johan Frijns, BankTrack
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About Access Bank
Access Bank's main business activities are organised along four business segments: corporate and investment banking, commercial banking, business banking as well as personal and private banking. The bank has several subsidiaries and branches throughout Africa as well as a few branches located in the United Kingdom.
Access Bank was the first Nigerian bank to have adopted the Equator Principles, in June 2009. BankTrack profiled this bank as part of its Equator Principles Track and Chase Project.
Plot 999C, Danmole Street
Victoria Island, Lagos State
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Voluntary initiativesAccess Bank has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
Access Bank and the Equator Principles
The Equator Principles are a voluntary commitment of banks to try to avoid or minimise the social, environmental and human rights impact of projects they finance. For more information on the Equator Principles see their website here and the campaign page of BankTrack here.
The Equator Principles exist already since 2003. Access Bank adopted the Equator Principles in 2009.
Reporting on the Equator Principles
Access Bank must report annually on its implementation of the Equator Principles. All information is supposed to be found here.
- Access Bank is not in compliance with its reporting obligations. The link provided is broken or not correct
Implementation and reporting
Access Bank is reporting on the implementation here.