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Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) is Peru's oldest and largest bank. It was founded in 1889 by a group of Italian businessmen. Today it also operates branches in New York and Nassau and has a subsidiary operating in Bolivia.
In January 2013 BCP became the first Peruvian bank to sign up to the Equator Principles.
Calle Centenario 156, La Molina,
Lima 12 Lima
Dionisio Romero Seminario |
Reporte Anual 2013|
Reporte Anual 2014
listed on Lima Stock Exchange & NYSE Euronext
It is controlled by the Romero family though the Credicorp financial holding, which also includes Pacifico Insurance, Prima AFP (leading Pension Fund), among others.
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Voluntary initiativesBanco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
BCP has no specific CSR policies published on its website, but has a Social Responsibility web page (in Spanish) here.
Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) 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. Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) adopted the Equator Principles in 2013.
Reporting on the Equator Principles
Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) reports annually on their implementation of the Equator Principles. The 2014 report can be found here.
Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) further reports on its portfolio of projects financed under the Equator Principles on the Equator Principles website, here.
Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) is involved in financing the following Equator Principles projects that BankTrack considers controversial.
Implementation and reporting
Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) is reporting on the implementation here.