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18.07.2018 | Sustainable finance
Investing in sustainable and profitable projects is the goal of Parvest Green Bonds, a green bond fund launched by BNP Paribas Asset Management. According to the latest analyses, green bond issuance is projected to grow by 30% in 2018. Good news for the sector—and for the planet!
It applies an innovative process for ensuring these commitments:
BNP Paribas—a leading player in green bonds
BNP Paribas’ asset management division has been committed to sustainable investment since 2002. It now manages more than 35 billion euros in Socially Responsible Investments (SRI), and nearly 900 million euros in green bonds. Proof of BNP Paribas’ long-term commitment? 25 of its funds obtained an SRI label in 2017. Among them, 13 received the French government’s SRI label, created to ensure a strong level of responsible approaches. Four funds also received the LuxFLAG Environment label and five obtained the Finansol label for solidarity finance.
In 2017, among its initiatives to promote green bonds, the Group notably:
This initiative from BNP Paribas follows many other environmentally conscious efforts. Since the COP21 in 2015, BNP Paribas has stepped up its commitments to combat climate change and encourage the energy transition. In terms of green finance, the Group has committed to investing the following by 2020:
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