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French Banking Sector Recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project 2006 for its Efforts ion Sustainable Development

  • 06.10.2006
BNP Paribas among best practices

BNP Paribas is one of the three banks represented among the 27 French Groups to be included inby the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Climate Leadership Index. This positive evaluation is a clear sign of the Group's endeavour in the environmental area, and particularly in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.

The British organization Carbon Disclosure Project was created in 2000. Since 2003, the CDP has been developing a survey which is sent to the 500 biggest companies in the world, to enquireing about on their practices concerning greenhouse gas emissions. BNP Paribas has been participateding into the CDP initiative since its launching.

According to their answers Tthe different Groups are evaluated and classified by the CDP according to the answers provided. The Climate Leadership Index lists the best in class companies comprisedamong thein the top superior third of the list. (tiers supérieur des évaluations).

Banking sector at the 4th ranks 4th (overout of 18)

In France, the Climate Leadership Index 2006 results demonstrate not only the Group's engagement but also the banking sector's global commitment to the environment. The French banking sector indeed ranks 4th among theamong the other 18 sectors listed.