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BNP Paribas and the energy transition: what happened so far in 2023?

For BNP Paribas, supporting the energy transition is a priority. Simply put, this means that the Group strives to offer the right solutions to all clients, from people wishing to make their home more energy-efficient to corporates and businesses looking to reduce their carbon footprint… all while setting ambitious goals to limit the greenhouse gas emissions of the Group’s credit portfolios and by having a solid dialogue with experts on these complex subjects. See more from a year of these strong commitments with these four articles…

“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.

Discover BNP Paribas' commitments to carbon neutrality

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.

Find out the ways the Group supports home renovation in Europe

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