“Perspectives” on climate and energy transition: what do the experts say?
Climate, energy and financing were all top issues of the COP 27, which once again confirmed that private actors – especially financial institutions like BNP Paribas – will have an important role to play in supporting the just transition. To take closer look at these topics, a dedicated issue of “Perspectives” brought together experts from each field to share their thoughts. Do you know how much of the energy sector CO₂ emissions come from steel manufacturing? Perspectives has the answer!
BNP Paribas Climate Report: strong commitments contribute to the emergence of a carbon neutral economy by 2050
After structuring announcements on financing for the energy transition in January, BNP Paribas published its new Climate Report in May. The Group – who no longer provides financing dedicated to the development of new oil and gas fields and is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance – presented in this report its new emission reduction targets for the steel, cement and aluminium sectors.
Making ecological transition an index of company performance
To face global warming and the expected depletion of biodiversity, there is an urgency in moving towards a low-carbon development model. Rhian-Mari Thomas, CEO of the Green Finance Institute, and Vincent Sciandra, Founder and CEO of the cleantech company METRON, tell us what is at stake and why our economic and financial system must evolve.
Home renovation: how is BNP Paribas helping its individual customers in Europe?
Housing’s energy footprint is a major challenge in ecological transition. BNP Paribas has picked up the pace on a European scale with solutions dedicated to its individual customers. These new “beyond banking” offers are helping to decarbonise the Group’s portfolio of residential mortgage loans. They are being handled by banking advisors trained in the energy renovation and who are truly “trusted companions”. Here is a 360° view in 5 countries: France, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg and Poland.