ChangeNOW 2021

BNP Paribas
Inclusion & Education


A RESPONSIBLE BANK FOR A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY #POSITIVEBANKING We help our clients move toward sustainable solutions and increase our positive impact on society with 3 ambitions : enhance customer experience, encourage sustainable economy, develop our contribution to society.

Our positive impact

In 2020, €17.8 bn was devoted to financing renewable energies; €4.5 bn of Sustainability Linked Loans (loans with a rate depending on the achievement of environmental or social objectives) were directly structured and placed; and a total of €10.8 bn of green bonds were structured and placed.

Latest News and Highlights

BNP Paribas joined the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and is aligning its credit portfolio to finance a carbon neutral economy. BNP Paribas also strengthened its commitment to preserving biodiversity. By 2025, the Group aims to achieve €3bn in financing linked to the protection of terrestrial biodiversity, to evaluate its corporate clients on criteria linked to biodiversity, and to invest in €250m in startups mobilised for ecological transition.

Additional information

A LEADING INTERNATIONAL BANKING PLAYER BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 countries, with more than 193,000 employees, of which nearly 148,000 in Europe. The Group supports all its customers - individuals, associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, Corporates and institutions – in the success of their projects through its financing, investment, savings and protection solutions. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three operating divisions: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services for retail banking networks and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking for corporate and institutional clients. A GROUP COMMITTED TO SUSTAINABLE FINANCE BNP Paribas has an ambitious social and environmental responsibility policy. The Group develops new products, services and partnerships to have a positive impact on society and on all its stakeholders. As part of our long-term vision, our Company Purpose under-pins our desire to contribute to responsible and sustainable growth by financing the economy and advising customers in an ethical manner, helping them to accelerate their transition. As an active member of society, BNP Paribas is transforming itself to contribute by setting out its ambitions in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, financing a "net zero" economy, contributing to the preservation of ecosystems and promoting a more inclusive economy.

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