BNP Paribas Foundation

Supporting and growing. We spot the talents, the innovative projects, and the personalities that are helping to change the world. And we strive to make them grow and prosper! Supporting them over the long term, making them known and showcasing them, making their projects sustainable, whether they are cultural, social or environmental... This is our ambition!

3 fields of action

BNP Paribas Foundation - Culture - Dodecadanse - Kaori Ito
Culture: daring and supporting 

Culture is an excellent vehicle for individual and social development. The BNP Paribas Foundation invests outside of the box: contemporary dance, new circus arts and jazz.

Refugeeks - Simplon / BNP Paribas Foundation
Solidarity: integrating and growing 

The BNP Paribas Foundation fights the various forms of exclusion, notably in disadvantaged neighbourhoods, and supports programmes promoting social inclusion and education. It also supports the commitments of the Group’s employees.

Environment: supporting scientific research on climate change & biodiversity

The BNP Paribas Foundation invests in French and international research teams seeking to understand climate change and its impact on people and their environment.

BNP Paribas Corporate Philanthropy 2019 Activity Report

Our 2019 activity report

Discover our 2019 activity report.

Download the pdf version of our 2019 activity report.


Taking action through philanthropic efforts around the world

With a budget of €44.5 million, our philanthropic initiatives are deployed in our countries of operation worldwide, directly or via our 12 Foundations. These actions demonstrate our involvement in the local communities, nurture our relationships with stakeholders and are a source of pride for our employees. 

Map budget Corporate Philanthropy 2019

The BNP Paribas Group is committed as a corporate patron in three priority areas - culture, solidarity and the environment. Solidarity initiatives make up the majority of the budget representing 30.37 million euros.

BNP Paribas Foundation - Areas of actions - figures - 2019

Find out more about BNP Paribas' corporate philanthropy actions carried out worldwide in 2019 in our online report, enriched with videos.

This report is carried out by the BNP Paribas Foundation, a major player in BNP Paribas' corporate philanthropy, which also coordinates the international development of the Group's corporate philanthropy wherever the Bank is present.

BNP Paribas supports the following projects around the world:

  • jazz and dance artists and cultural institutions;
  • research programmes on climate change and biodiversity;
  • social, humanitarian and environmental associations and NGOs;
  • educational, social and professional integration programmes for underprivileged populations;
  • BNP Paribas employees volunteering in associations.

Photos Culture ©Dodécadanse – Le Triton // Solidarity ©DR Simplon // Environment ©Thiault

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