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Archives 2020

  • CSR - 02.01.2020

    5 highlights in sustainable finance for BNP Paribas in 2019

    Sustainable finance is a powerful lever for economic transformation, creating a more responsible company. Once again this year, as a world leader in this sphere, BNP Paribas has launched and conducted numerous initiatives in support of inclusive, environmentally aware economic growth. We look back at 5 key moments in the Group's story for 2019.

  • Corporate philanthropy - 03.01.2020

    Yoann Bourgeois, or the art of suspension

    Circus? Dance? Acrobatics? A Yoann Bourgeois show is all that at once. It is a dose of poetry and a dash of gentle metaphysics which, in a few years, have become the magic potion of an artist with a unique style.

  • Corporate philanthropy - 07.01.2020

    #JazzPortraits: Thomas de Pourquery, the unclassifiable jazzman with the most unexpected inspirations

    From Clara Luciani to Metronomy, Oxmo Puccino and Sun Ra, Thomas de Pourquery explores every genre and defies any attempt of categorisation. The BNP Paribas Foundation has been supporting this talented jazz musician since 2019 and he has many surprises in store.

  • Group - 10.01.2020

    BNP Paribas awarded Most ESG Responsible International Bank Global 2019

    BNP Paribas has won Most ESG Responsible International Bank Global 2019 in the Capital Finance International (CFI) Awards. The award recognises the bank’s commitment to the energy transition, and accelerating the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Press release - 13.01.2020

    BNP Paribas announces senior executive appointments

    Appoints José Placido CEO of CIB Americas and Sandrine Ferdane Global Head of FIC.

  • Press release - 20.01.2020

    BNP Paribas Wealth Management presents its 10 most relevant investment themes for 2020

    Easing political risks, improving economic indicators, equity market valuation, underlie the 10 investment themes for 2020 selected by BNP Paribas Wealth Management strategists in the US, Europe and Asia to guide investors towards attractive opportunities. The first three themes are aimed at investors with a more conservative profile looking for steady incomes, themes 4 & 5 address opportunities in global trends, themes 6 & 7 are related to environmental issues and human capital, the last 3 themes focus on disruptive innovation, the digitalisation of consumption and technological innovations in the healthcare sector. «Easing political risks and improving economic indicators will support the upward trend in risky assets in 2020. Like last year, our 10 investment themes for 2020 will mainly focus on the equity markets using tactical and structural themes», said Florent Bronès, Chief Investment Officer at BNP Paribas Wealth Management.

  • CSR - 21.01.2020

    BNP Paribas, 1st French bank and 3rd bank worldwide in “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations” ranking

    In 2020, BNP Paribas appears for the sixth year running in the demanding ranking of the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations”, published every year on the occasion of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos by the Canadian magazine Corporate Knights.

  • Press release - 23.01.2020

    BNP Paribas announces several appointments

    Sofia Merlo will succeed Yves Martrenchar, at the end of 2020, as Head of Group Human Resources and member of the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Vincent Lecomte is appointed CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management Anne Pointet is appointed Deputy-CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management Pierre Veyres is appointed Head of the South-East Region for French Retail Banking

  • Innovation - 23.01.2020

    BNP Paribas, partner of the Paris Fintech Forum 2020

    Paris Fintech Forum will be back next January 28 & 29, 2020 in Palais Brongniart to host the 5th edition under the high patronage of M. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic. During these two days, 2,700+ attendees from 70 countries will be in the heart of Paris to listen to 280+ CEO’s from banks, insurance, regulators and of course Fintechs from all continents and share their visions of the future of finance in the age of Fintech.

  • Press release - 23.01.2020

    BNP Paribas and Open Banking platform Tink announce strategic partnership in Europe

    BNP Paribas and Tink announce today a strategic partnership. The open banking platform Tink becomes BNP Paribas’ preferred partner in Europe for account aggregation, payment initiation and personal finance management technologies.