Archives 2022

  • Financial Information - 05.01.2022

    BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank complete the transfer of Global Prime Finance & Electronic Equities to BNP Paribas

    BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank announce that the transfer of clients, technology and key staff from Deutsche Bank’s Global Prime Finance and Electronic Equities businesses to BNP Paribas has been successfully completed by the end of 2021, in line with the targeted timeline.

  • Innovation - 07.01.2022

    CES 2022: mobility, smart home & e- health get even more sustainable

    For its 55th edition, the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) once again brings in person to Las Vegas thousands of exhibitors, buyers, journalists and electronics and technology professionals. The show highlights green and smart technologies that allow people to live better.

  • Recruitment - 20.01.2022

    BNP Paribas receives the 2022 ‘Top Employer Europe’ certification

    For the ninth year in a row, BNP Paribas has been awarded the 2022 ‘Top Employers Institute’ label. This certification is made possible by BNP Paribas' certification in eight countries of the Group: Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, and Spain, certified Top Employer for the first year. BNP Paribas is also ranked as the sole bank in the Top 10 employers in France, which it joins for the first time.

  • Sustainable finance - 21.01.2022

    BNP Paribas, 1st French bank for Corporate Knights and 1st European bank for the V.E. agency

    Specialized third parties assess BNP Paribas’ extra-financial performance on a regular basis. Several recent ratings and rankings have confirmed the Group's leading position on sustainability issues, both nationally and internationally. Take a look at the latest notable distinctions received by BNP Paribas.

  • Group - 01.02.2022

    BNP Paribas completes the acquisiton of FLOA

    BNP Paribas announces that it has obtained all the necessary approvals and finalised the 100% acquisition of FLOA, a subsidiary of Casino group and Banque Fédérative du Crédit Mutuel, and amongst the leaders in innovative payments solutions in France.

  • Sustainable finance - 01.02.2022

    The energy transition will only be successful if it is carried out fairly and inclusively

    At the start of this year, Laurence Pessez, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at BNP Paribas, gives a quick overview of 2021 and presents the major challenges of the coming months in terms of the energy and ecological transition.

  • Group - 03.02.2022

    BNP Paribas strengthens its position as European leader in film and audiovisual financing by becoming the sole shareholder of Cofiloisirs

  • Group - 04.02.2022

    Notification by the ECB of the 2021 Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP)

    BNP Paribas has received the notification by the European Central Bank of the outcome of the 2021 Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP), which states the capital requirements on a consolidated basis for the Group.

  • Financial Information - 04.02.2022

    Jaguar Land Rover and BNP Paribas announce an exclusive strategic partnership in mobility financing in Europe

    This new partnership will provide financial services covering all aspects of mobility to Jaguar Land Rover retailers and customers It will cover nine strategic markets across Europe: Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Austria and Portugal Jaguar Land Rover will benefit from BNP Paribas’ complementary mobility expertise as an integrated group, including BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Arval and BNP Paribas Cardif The implementation of the partnership will commence from January 2023 Innovation for unique customer experiences is at the heart of both partners ambitions

  • Economy - 04.02.2022

    Support for SMEs in Europe: the "European Guarantee Fund" now accessible to BNP Paribas clients

    After State-Guaranteed Loans (SGL) and Stimulus Equity Loans (SEL), find out how this guarantee complements existing schemes for SMEs. Initiated by the European Investment Fund, it is deployed by BNP Paribas commercial networks in France and Luxembourg, while a specific setup is being introduced in Italy.

  • Group - 08.02.2022

    BNP Paribas Group: Results as at 31 December 2021

    The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 7 February 2022, chaired by Jean Lemierre. The Board examined the Group’s results for the fourth quarter 2021 and endorsed the 2021 financial statements.

  • Recruitment - 10.02.2022

    The banking jobs: Shilpa’s journey, today at the heart of sustainable finance

    Mobility, across functions or geographies, is a major part of our professional development at BNP Paribas. Through exposure to different cultures, melting pots, mindsets, ways of working, in internationally recognised centers of excellence, individuals can open their minds, see where their strengths and passions lie and plan their next career steps. Shilpa Gulrajani, Head of Corporate Development & Sustainability APAC, is testament to just that.

  • Sustainable finance - 14.02.2022

    Fighting deforestation: Forest 500 Report ranks BNP Paribas as the leader among global financial institutions

    Since 2014, the Forest 500 report from data-driven non-profit Global Canopy seeks to assess the world’s major companies on the strength of their commitments to fighting deforestation and preserving human rights. Following BNP Paribas’ renewed commitment to preserving biodiversity in 2021, the Forest 500 ranked the Group as the leader among the 150 major financial institutions studied.

  • Corporate philanthropy - 17.02.2022

    Philanthropy & scientific research: new “Climate & Biodiversity Initiative” call for projects

    Resulting from the fifth edition of the Climate & Biodiversity Initiative programme dedicated to climate change and biodiversity erosion, six to nine research projects will be selected and funded by the BNP Paribas Foundation over a period of three years (2023-2025), for a total budget of €6 million. Applications are open until 20 April 2022.

  • Sustainable finance - 25.02.2022

    Accelerating development of clean-tech startups – the Solar Impulse Foundation and BNP Paribas in Stockholm

    The commercial launch of The BNP Paribas Solar Impulse Venture Fund attracted high profile Swedish investors in Stockholm, Sweden, on February 16th. Both Bertrand Piccard, Founder and Initiator of the Solar Impulse Foundation, and Christophe Lenouvel, Head of BNP Paribas Principal Investments and Chairman of the asset management company BNP Paribas Agility Capital, attended meetings with environmentally conscious investors looking for both financial returns and positive impacts on climate change.

  • Group - 01.03.2022

    BNP Paribas and its employees mobilise to support the people of Ukraine

    The aggression against Ukraine calls for solidarity among all Europeans and within the international community. In partnership with EBRD, BNP Paribas operates in this country through Ukrsibbank, which includes close to 5,000 employees and banking locations across the Ukrainian territory.

  • Diversity and inclusion - 08.03.2022

    Bringing women closer to Tech: our challenge for equality and performance

    The BNP Paribas Group has set itself an ambitious target: to have 37% of women in our IT sector by the end of 2024 (compared to 32% today), through both internal and external recruitment.

  • Group - 09.03.2022

    BNP Paribas - Update regarding the agenda of the Investor Day

    Given the gravity of the current situation and the humanitarian impacts of the aggression against Ukraine, BNP Paribas Group has decided to postpone the presentations that were scheduled for 14 March 2022 for the purpose of detailing its business lines’ projects and initiatives in the context of its 2025 strategic plan. These presentations will be rescheduled by the summer in a more appropriate context.

  • Sustainable finance - 17.03.2022

    Biodiversity & open innovation: the TNFD releases beta framework for risk management and disclosure

    On 15 March 2022, the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) released the first beta version of its nature-related risk management and disclosures framework. As a member of the taskforce and an active supporter of the TNFD initiative since July 2020, BNP Paribas has made strong contributions to the creation of the taskforce and this draft framework, which uses an open innovation approach to move towards the preservation of biodiversity and shifting the global economy in the direction of more nature-positive impacts.

  • Entrepreneurship - 21.03.2022

    BNP Paribas listens to women entrepreneurs

    Women entrepreneurs contribute more than a third of global GDP. But there are still barriers to them reaching their full potential. For these reasons, BNP Paribas is committed to serving women entrepreneurs by offering appropriate services in the geographies where the Group operates. Overview of the schemes dedicated to them.

  • Financial Information - 01.04.2022

    BNP Paribas annonces the closing of the framework agreement with Stellantis designating the Bank as exclusive partner of its captive in Germany, Austria and the UK

    Following exclusive negotiations which began December 17, 2021 with its partners, Stellantis announces the signing of framework agreements aimed at reorganising its financing activities in Europe.

  • Recruitment - 05.04.2022

    The banking jobs: developing the means of payments of tomorrow with IT Payment Services

    Paying is something each of us does on a daily basis, whether as individuals, entrepreneurs, small businesses, or multinational groups. Shifts in consumer habits has enacted long-term changes to means of payment with, for example, contactless payment, which is now in widespread use. This transformation, which is affecting both individuals and companies, is based on new technologies, such as the cloud or AI, and requires a wide pallet of skills.

  • Group - 06.04.2022

    The Group signs a European Charter on Teleworking

    For several years now, and even more so with the health crisis, the BNP Paribas Group has been developing new ways of working by deploying remote working widely, across all activities where it can be implemented. This is being achieved through adapting working spaces and environments, the increasing the use of digital tools and implementing more modern work and organisationl methods

  • Group - 13.04.2022

    BNP Paribas and its employees fully committed to help Ukraine

    Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, BNP Paribas, through the commitment of its employees and the actions of its Foundation, has been mobilised to help the people of Ukraine. Overview of the several initiatives which have been set up in Ukraine, in neighbouring countries and elsewhere in Europe.

  • Diversity and inclusion - 15.04.2022

    “Perspectives” on social inclusion: what do the experts say?

    For BNP Paribas, social and financial inclusion is a long-standing concern, intrinsically linked to sustainable finance. In order to help better understand the reality of this very broad concept, BNP Paribas dedicated the second issue of its “Perspectives” publication to social inclusion, drawing on the views of numerous experts from both within and outside the Group.

  • Group - 03.05.2022

    BNP Paribas Group: Results as at 31st March 2022

    The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 2 May 2022. The meeting was chaired by Jean Lemierre, and the Board examined the Group’s results for the first quarter 2022.

  • Sustainable finance - 03.05.2022

    BNP Paribas unveils its first 'climate analytics and alignment report' and carbon intensity reduction targets by 2025

    As part of BNP Paribas’ 2025 strategic plan, the Group unveils its first ‘Climate Analytics and Alignment Report’ which will steer the alignment of its portfolio with its net-zero commitment. The Report includes a series of financed carbon emissions intensity reduction targets for three key sectors (from 2020 baseline): power generation (a reduction of at least 30% by 2025), upstream oil and gas and refining (a reduction of at least 10% by 2025), and automotive (a reduction of at least 25% by 2025). In order to achieve its objective of reducing carbon emissions related to oil and gas, the Group will reduce by 12% its credit exposure to the upstream oil and gas industry by 2025 (from 2020 baseline). It will also reduce by 25% its credit exposure to the upstream oil industry by 2025. Thanks to the implementation of its previous commitments on unconventional oil and gas, upstream oil and gas and refining represent only 1.3% of BNP Paribas’ total credit exposure as of end of 2021. BNP Paribas has pledged to dedicate at least 200 billion euros to supporting large corporate clients’ transition to a low carbon economy by 2025. The Group has an intention of mobilizing by 2025 more than 350 billion euros through loans and bond issues covering environmental and social topics for corporate clients.

  • Sustainable finance - 03.05.2022

    Net-zero: “Announcing intentions is not enough. Actual commitments are needed, with figures and milestones”

    After presenting its 2025 Strategic plan in February, BNP Paribas today releases its first “Climate Analytics and Alignment Report”. Documented, quantified, and based on climate data from the International Energy Agency (IEA), this report will serve as a compass for aligning our portfolio towards a net-zero economy. What are BNP Paribas’ objectives? To reduce carbon emissions in three key sectors: power generation, oil & gas, and automotive. More details with Yannick Jung, Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking and Global Banking EMEA, and Laurence Pessez, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at BNP Paribas.

  • Sustainable finance - 09.05.2022

    Microfinance: The first social performance report highlights BNP Paribas' commitments

    With the release of its first Microfinance Social Performance Report, BNP Paribas takes stock of the actions carried out by the Group in 2021 in the field of microfinance, while also highlighting more than 30 years of commitment to microfinance institutions (MFIs) across four continents.

  • Tennis - 23.05.2022

    French Open 2022: BNP Paribas strengthens its commitment to the younger generation

    As a long-standing partner of tennis and actively involved in inclusion through sport, BNP Paribas will be reaffirming its commitments during the French Open tennis tournament. Among the highlights of this 2022 edition are the 17,000 €10 tickets for under-25s, the invitation to more than 500 supporters of the We Are Tennis Fan Academy and the presence on the courts of the BNP Paribas Young Talent Teams. Overview.

  • Sustainable finance - 25.05.2022

    Change Now 2022, as if you were there

    The 2022 edition of Change Now, a major event dedicated to sustainable development and the planet, was held in Paris on 19, 20 and 21 May. For Santiago Lefebvre, who launched Change Now five years ago, “Each and every little bit of progress counts. We can all have an impact. The question is how.” Companies, investors, associations, startups, scientists, leaders and various actors for change make up the more than 400 speakers and stakeholders who offered responses to this question over three days, six stages, and lively debates over solutions. Find more in this day-by-day overview.

  • Sustainable finance - 27.05.2022

    Geopolitics and the climate emergency: a special edition of "Perspectives"

    As an actor with longstanding commitments to accelerating toward a decarbonised economy, BNP Paribas has dedicated a Special Edition of its "Perspectives" publication to the urgency of the low-carbon agenda in light of the current geopolitical situation.

  • Press release - 30.05.2022

    Tennis: BNP Paribas takes its Young Talents Teams international, supporting 150 young people across 7 teams in 6 countries

  • Innovation - 09.06.2022

    BNP Paribas at #VivaTech 2022 - what’s on the programme?

    The 6th edition of VivaTechnology takes place from 15 to 18 June 2022 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. For four days, mobility and inclusion will be the main themes of the event, which will return to a large-scale physical format and a digital platform.

  • Group - 14.06.2022

    Discover our 2021 Integrated Report

    2021 was especially marked by the persistence of the global health crisis, still affecting our lifestyles and work, but also by a notable economic rebound. In this context, the Group has been fully mobilized to support the recovery of the economy and has been particularly resilient. It also continued to accelerate its digitalisation, confirmed its leadership in sustainable finance, and strengthened its support to its clients’ transition to more sustainable models. Detailed insights in the 2021 edition of the BNP Paribas Integrated Report.

  • Group - 14.06.2022

    BNP Paribas Wealth Management - AGRIFRANCE publishes its annual publication on the French rural land market.

    The 2022 report by AGRIFRANCE – a specialised department of BNP Paribas Wealth Management- provides an overview of the rural land market in France in a context of post-pandemic economic recovery and inflationary pressures in the markets.

  • Group - 14.06.2022

    Young people striving to change the world

    The “changeNOW” summit for sustainable development and the planet, gave pride of place to youth’s commitment to the climate. This was an opportunity for us to sound out young people on their aspirations and their vision for the future. We have taken what we learnt from them and incorporated it into our company purpose and hiring practices.

  • Corporate philanthropy - 20.06.2022

    The BNP Paribas Foundation strengthens its commitment to the integration of refugees

    On World Refugee Day, the BNP Paribas Foundation has strengthened its actions in favour of the professional integration of refugees, by joining forces with the international organisation SINGA Global for a three-year partnership.

  • Diversity and inclusion - 20.06.2022

    Diversity in digital professions: a priority for BNP Paribas

    Since the creation of its “Diversity” department in 2004, BNP Paribas has made a very concrete commitment, year after year, to diversity and equal opportunities. This is a global issue, but it takes on a particular dimension in certain professions: this is especially the case for the digital sector. During the 2022 edition of VivaTech, the Group announced new commitments alongside associations and reinforced gender parity targets in its IT sector, as part of our drive to actively promote diversity.

  • Innovation - 22.06.2022

    Payments: innovating to put the customer at the heart of the purchasing journey

    As the bank for a changing world, BNP Paribas must anticipate the changes that affect our customers and society. Neil Pein, Head of Payments Transformation at BNP Paribas, talks about the benefits of innovation that serves our customers and society.

  • Recruitment - 24.06.2022

    The banking jobs: “The world is big and IT can make it small!”

    Two enthusiastic and committed women help us discover the IT professions, which are often viewed as being male-dominated. They open the doors of their department within BNP Paribas to tell us how they work and their role within the Group. Alice works in Global Markets IT in London, whereas Edna works within IT Group, based in Paris. While being quite different they share the same passion for IT and you can see this reflected in their faces. They share their views, their career paths and their experience in IT.Together we take a look at the IT department at BNP Paribas, its opportunities, its strengths and its singularities.

  • Payment - 24.06.2022

    VivaTech 2022: BNP Paribas presents its innovative, 100% customer-oriented payment solutions

    It has always been obvious that payment methods would be a key feature of the digital revolution. All economic players, from consumers to large corporates, and including merchants are concerned. This has become a strategic issue for BNP Paribas. Start-ups are part of the solution, enabling better integrate digital uses in the payment process. This is what was showcased at ViVaTech 2022, where BNP Paribas and its partners demonstrated the power of 100% customer-oriented innovation.

  • Diversity and inclusion - 27.06.2022

    Promoting inclusion and equal opportunities: interview with Forest Whitaker

    Empowering everyone to find their place in society, regardless of their vulnerability, is essential to living together. Meeting with Forest Whitaker, artist and social activist, UNESCO Special Envoy and founder and CEO of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative, who explains the importance of involving economic actors such as BNP Paribas at his side.

  • Group - 29.06.2022

    BNP Paribas Wealth Management further expands its digital services offering and launches a new solution dedicated to investing in private assets – Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure

    In 2017, BNP Paribas Wealth Management launched its Client Experience programme, which brought together 400 private bankers, experts, clients and fintechs to co-create new digital solutions.  With clients rapidly adopting digital tools, their expectations regarding digital experience have become even more demanding. BNP Paribas Wealth Management is expanding its digital offering, including a new platform dedicated to private assets, to meet these new needs, in line with the Group's 2025 GTS strategic plan (Growth, Technology, Sustainability). This offering is being rolled out as of July 2022 in all countries where BNP Paribas Wealth Management operates.

  • Innovation - 01.07.2022

    Innovation: offering ever more sustainable investments to our customers

    As the bank for a changing world, BNP Paribas must anticipate the changes that affect our customers and society. Jane Ambachtsheer, Global Head of Sustainability at BNP Paribas Asset Management, talks about the benefits of innovation that serves our customers and society.

  • Group - 04.07.2022

    BNP Paribas: Appointments

    Elise HERMANT joins BNP Paribas and is appointed Head of Group Communications following Bertrand CIZEAU who is appointed Head of Hello bank! France. Caroline LEHERICEY takes on new responsibilities at Arval BNP Paribas.

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