BNP Paribas – Accelerating a More Sustainable Economy
Positive Banking merges our unparalleled financial services with our contributions to a more balanced and sustainable world. The concept expresses our commitment to sustainable finance as we work toward building financial, social, and environmental solutions for our clients, our communities, and our planet.
We pride ourselves on our alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We believe that the leadership role we have undertaken at the intersection of sustainability and finance sets us apart.
Our policies express our responsibility toward:
Financing the economy in an ethical manner.
Developing and engaging our people responsibly.
Being a positive agent for change.
Accelerating the ecological and energy transition.
In financing contributing to the energy transition and to sectors contributing directly to the achievement of the 17 United Nations SDGs
Financing target based on criteria linked to the protection of terrestrial biodiversity (positive impact loans, green bonds, etc.)
OVER $1 BILLION
In support of microfinance and social entrepreneurship
In global commitments to the renewable energy sector by 2021
€250 MILLION BY 2025
Our investment package for startups mobilized in the ecological transition
Donated globally to support vulnerable to underprivileged populations as part of COVID-19 relief with €27 million donated specifically to the medical sector in 2020
Across Sustainable Bonds, Sustainability-Linked Loans, and Green Loans in 2020 (Bloomberg)
BEST PLACE TO WORK FOR LGBTQ EQUALITY
100% Score for 8 Years Running (2020 Human Right’s Campaign Corporate Equality Index)
of the members of the Executive Committee and the G100 are women with a target of 40% by 2025
Sustainable finance is one of BNP Paribas’ strategic pillars in our mission to build the bank of tomorrow.
Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach allows us to take a defining role in building a sustainable future while ensuring the bank’s performance and continued stability. As the bank for a changing world, we are committed to fostering the economic, environmental, and social transformation needed to create lasting, positive impact for the world today and for future generations.