BNP Paribas is a founding signatory of the pledgeIn line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals(Opens in a new tab) and the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control(Opens in a new tab), the Pledge encourages signatories to consider the adoption of tobacco-free finance policies across lending, insurance and investment.
More than 120 Founding Signatories and Supporters, including BNP Paribas, were in New-York today to launch the Pledge and raise awareness among the global financial community.
“We're committed to financing economic development that has a positive impact on society. This includes action to ensure healthy lives for present and future generations. In this respect, we consider that the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge is a milestone initiative. Having ceased our financing and investment activities related to tobacco companies, we are proud to be one of its Founding Signatories."