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About Export Finance Australia
Export Finance Australia, formerly the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic), is Australia’s export credit agency since 1957. It became a statutory corporation in November 1991 under the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act. Export Finance Australia's role is to support Australian companies in their international activities by providing finance. It is part of the Australian Government’s Foreign Affairs and Trade Department and became an Equator Principles signatory in 2009. BankTrack profiled this financial institution as part of our Equator Principles Track and Chase Project.
Level 10 Export House 22 Pitt Street
Swati Dave |
Managing Director and CEO
|Annual report||Annual report 2018-2019|
Export Finance Australia is a public government organisation owned by the Commonwealth of Australia.
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Voluntary initiativesExport Finance Australia has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
- Equator Principles
- IFC Performance Standard 1: Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks and Impacts
- OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
- OECD Recommendation of the Council on Common Approaches for Officially Supported Export Credits and Environmental and Social Due Diligence (OECD Common Approaches)
Export Finance Australia's webpage on corporate social responsibility can be accessed here.
Export Finance Australia 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. Export Finance Australia adopted the Equator Principles in 2009.
Reporting on the Equator Principles
Export Finance Australia must report annually on its implementation of the Equator Principles. All information is supposed to be found here.
Export Finance Australia is involved in financing the following Equator Principles projects that BankTrack considers controversial.