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All the things are dependents However, you will walk for your destruction, illuminated for the force of the God brought who you to this land and for some special design he gave the domain to you on it and on the red man. This destination is a mystery for we, therefore we do not understand as it will be in the day where last bisonte will be decimated, the domesticated wild horses, the private hiddings place of the forests invaded for the odor of the sweat of many men and the vision of shining hills blocked by falantes wires. Where it is the mass of weeds? It disappeared. Where it is the eagle? It disappeared. It finishes the life starts sobrevivncia.' ' Letter of the head Seatle indian (Manifest of Land-Mother) to the President of U.S.A.

(Franklin Pierce) in 1854. SUMMARY In this scene of world-wide globalization, the IF play an important role in the distribution and allocation of resources in the economy. Many of these resources are used for activities that result in damages to the environment and that they favor the inaquality and the breaking of the human rights social. With the premise to guarantee that the projects of financing granted by these IF are developed of sustainable and socially responsible form, the World Bank and the IFC (International Finance Corporation) had established a set of rules called Principles of the Equator. The objective of this monograph consists of the general description of the concepts and criteria established in the FOOT, beyond presenting the challenges and the benefits gotten for the IF when accomplishing its adhesion to such principles. On the basis of bibliographical revisions, collect and analyses of information gotten in social reports, institucional sites of ONGs, companies and of diverse IF, this descriptive study were materialize. Of this work, one concludes that the adoption to the FOOT generates significant benefits for the IF, the customers of these institutions and all the interested people and involved.