Glossary 

It is the nature of business to shorten names and titles to acronyms and to have an ever-increasing number of terms which might puzzle the uninitiated. This page offers some definitions.


Private finance initiatives

Public private partnership

Where permitted, assisting clients with the preparation, due diligence or attestation required as part of a process to obtain financing.

Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals. European Union (EU) directive which came into effect on June 1, 2007 and requires chemical manufacturers and importers in the EU to prove the safety of their products.

Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive

Risk-weighted capital ratio