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  • SUBGLACIOR: revolutionising paleoclimatology with a new type of probe - BNP Paribas Ireland
    was tested for the first time in situ during the winters of 2013 14 and 2014 15 at the Franco Italian Concordia base station in Antarctica A fully watertight tube system was for the first time installed down through the 120 metres of snow and névé covering the glacier The tubing is necessary as the circulation of drilling fluid continually delivers to the surface ice shavings produced during drilling Having tested this circulating fluid mixed with ice shavings the scientists were able to show conclusively that the system is indeed watertight and that the core samples are not being contaminated The next expedition will take place during the 2015 16 winter Logistics experts from IPEV will transport the heavy equipment drilling fluid winch winch cable drilling fluid feed hose etc to the Antarctic coast so that the probe can be set up at the Concordia base and tested in an on site trial scheduled to take place the following year In parallel research into gases dissolved in the oceans an initially unforeseen application of these technological advances is continuing An important area for the team to focus on is the study of the release of gases from methane hydrates in the sea floor in the Arctic region as a result of global warming Oceanographic researchers are very excited about the performance of the prototype instrument The SUBGLACIOR team is now looking at the potential for creating a startup company to arrange manufacture and commercialisation this new French knowhow Project financing and organisation The total budget for constructing the probe is around 3 2 million BNP Paribas Foundation sponsorship totalling 100 000 enabled the four research centres involved to start work on designing the probe The construction and on site deployment of the probe in the Antarctic is being financed by the European Research Council through the ICE LASERS project the French National Research Agency under its Blanc Blue sky programme CLIMCOR EquipEX Equipment of Excellence from the Investissements d Avenir Investments for the Future programme and the Mamont Foundation which recently joined the consortium The Paul Emile Victor French Polar Institute IPEV is handling the logistics for the Antarctic missions to deploy the probe For more information on the project go to http www iceandlasers org About the partners The Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de l Environnement LGGE Laboratory for Environmental Glaciology and Geophysics a unit of the French National Centre for Scientific Research CNRS based at Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble For over 50 years the LGGE has built a strong scientific reputation in the field of climate and atmospheric composition studies LGGE researches into current conditions and traces past developments through the archives formed by the snow and ice that have accumulated over time The LGGE is also a centre of cutting edge knowhow on snow and ice in such fields as the physical and mechanical study of ice material air snow chemical exchange and data acquisition both on site and via satellite The Lab s research

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  • BNP Paribas launches livingthechange.com, its digital tool for deciphering change in the world - BNP Paribas Ireland
    BNP Paribas is the contribution to the project s content made partly by the Group s experts L Atelier BNP Paribas BNP Paribas Real Estate and BNP Paribas Personal Finance Through a variety of themes Living The Change examines all the major changes that have happened and those that are under way BNP Paribas wants to give a fun and historical edge to the project to make it both discovery and a learning experience allowing the audience to appropriate the knowledge being presented Digital media is the major revolution of our century making it the ideal vehicle for transmitting the essence of BNP Paribas and the most logical vector for the Living The Change project The project is illustrated and animated by Guillaume Kurkdjian and is in itself the embodiment of through the technical challenges it faces For example the transcription of animated gifs into svg animations or its full HTML5 structure On 19 March Living The Change was launched with its first big theme The City Its role as the cradle of change as well as the developments and phenomena that have shaped it over the course of history and from all points of view be they technological architectural economic migratory or energy related Close on the heels of this theme are two more Means of communication on 2 April and Consumption from 16 April Other content will feed into livingthechange com throughout the year Anecdotes historical facts general knowledge bites A myriad of bite size content Share on Facebook Twitter and Pinterest LivingTheChange About BNP Paribas BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 185 000 employees including 145 000 in Europe It ranks highly in its two core activities Retail Banking Services comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services and Corporate Institutional Banking

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  • Press Release Archives - Page 3 of 24 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    Directors of BNP Paribas met on 13 February 2013 The meeting was chaired by Baudouin Prot and the Board examined the Group s results for the fourth quarter and approved the 2012 financial statements ADAPTATION PLAN COMPLETED AND December 17 2012 Group Press Release IFR names BNP Paribas Bank of the Year 2012 International Financing Review IFR Thomson Reuters leading financial industry publication has today named BNP Paribas its 2012 Bank of the Year The IFR awards are a key industry benchmark of global excellence and Bank of the Year is the top November 7 2012 Finance Group Press Release BNP Paribas Group Results as at 30 September 2012 The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 6 November 2012 The meeting was chaired by Baudouin Prot and the Board examined the Group s results for the third quarter 2012 SOLID RESULTS REBOUNDING COMPARED TO THE THIRD QUARTER 2011 October 15 2012 Group Human Resources Press Release Ace Manager The Fifth Set 5th round of the annual BNP Paribas international online business game for university students For the fifth year running BNP Paribas is inviting entries for the Ace Manager online business game Designed to enhance Group brand awareness in universities and colleges worldwide the 2013 round of this international contest is open to teams of August 2 2012 Finance Press Release BNP Paribas Group Results as at 30 June 2012 The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 1st August 2012 The meeting was chaired by Baudouin Prot and the Board examined the Group s results for the second quarter 2012 GOOD RESULTS IN A CHALLENGING ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT BNP Paribas Loading More News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months July 15 2013 Group Press Release Bertrand Cizeau appointed BNP Paribas Group Head of Brand Communications and Quality Bertrand Cizeau 45 has been appointed BNP Paribas Group Head of Brand Communications and Quality with effect from 1st October He takes over from Antoine Sire 52 who has decided to leave BNP Paribas in order to pursue a project May 21 2013 Group Press Release Ace Manager 5 the Altruists team wins the fifth edition of BNP Paribas online business competition For the fifth consecutive year BNP Paribas ran Ace Manager its online business competition Designed to enhance brand awareness at universities and colleges worldwide this international game is open to all students in higher education who are working towards a May 14 2013 Group Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas launches the BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index by Forbes Insights Measuring Commitment in Europe Asia and the Middle East BNP Paribas has launched a first of its kind Individual Philanthropy Index which measures and reflects the commitment of individual philanthropists from Europe Asia and the Middle East The index takes into account three main criteria the amounts given innovation May 3 2013 Finance Group Press Release BNP Paribas Group Results as at 31

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  • Press Release Archives - Page 4 of 24 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    of a winning growth strategy the healthy state of Arval s most recently established subsidiaries and backing from BNP Paribas In 2012 Arval March 21 2012 Group Press Release BNP Paribas Securities Services Opens New Offices in Colombia and Chile Makes Senior Hires BNP Paribas Securities Services recently announced that it has opened new offices in Colombia and Chile and appointed local experts in the two markets It extends the custody bank s on the ground presence to 34 locations across the globe The move means March 16 2012 Corporate Patronage Group Press Release The BNP Paribas Foundation launches Smart Start a European wide programme to promote social integration and education through the practice of the arts With the benefit of its experience in the areas of artistic creation and social solidarity the BNP Paribas Foundation is launching for the first time a European wide sponsorship programme aimed at promoting the integration of socially excluded young people through February 21 2012 Human Resources Press Release Fourth edition of Ace Manager the serious game of BNP Paribas New record number as 14 205 students register for the fourth edition of Ace Manager Ace Manager4 The Passing Shot is an international online banking game designed in collaboration with BNP Paribas bankers and university professors it is part of February 15 2012 Finance Press Release BNP Paribas Group Results as at 31 December 2011 The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 14 February 2012 The meeting was chaired by Baudouin Prot and the Board examined the Group s results for the fourth quarter and approved the 2011 financial statements 1 Subject to shareholder Loading More News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months July 16 2012 Group Press Release BNP Paribas presents its 2012 Innovation Awards to 19 teams from around the world This year BNP Paribas continues to promote Responsible Innovation through its Innovation Awards a competition that is open to all employees These Awards created in 2007 are a tool that supports Innovation Management For the 2012 Awards specific criteria were July 10 2012 CSR Group Press Release BNP Paribas demonstrates its commitment to European social dialogue with the signing of the Group s first ever Agreement on Employment Management and the publication of its second European Social Report BNP Paribas signed on 10 July an agreement on Employment Management in Europe with the two European trade union federations FECEC and UNI and a delegation composed of members of the bureau of the Group s European Committee This BNP Paribas May 21 2012 CSR Press Release BNP Paribas underlines its commitments as a responsible bank Responsibility Charter plus 12 clear commitments to clients staff and the wider society The BNP Paribas Group has been progressively formed over the years through a fusion of banks which were originally founded in the 19th century mainly to provide May 4 2012 Finance Press Release BNP Paribas Group Results

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  • Press Release Archives - Page 5 of 24 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    the fourth consecutive year Registration is open For the fourth consecutive year BNP Paribas is to run in 2011 an online contest intended to increase its brand awareness in universities worldwide Entitled Ace Manager The Fourth Set this international competition is open to November 3 2011 Finance Group Press Release BNP Paribas Group Results as at 30 September 2011 The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 2 November 2011 The meeting was chaired by Michel Pébereau and the Board examined the Group s results for the third quarter of the year POSITIVE NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO EQUITY HOLDERS October 25 2011 Group Press Release BNP Paribas Securities Services Unveils Expanded Market and Financing Services BNP Paribas Securities Services BNP Paribas has unveiled an expanded range of market and financing services to support the increasingly sophisticated requirements of institutional investors and financial intermediaries Alongside custody clearing and fund administration the custodian bank s Market and Financing October 19 2011 Innovation Press Release BNP Paribas Unveils its New Equity Research Website and iPad App BNP Paribas Asia Pacific Equity Research is proud to announce the launch of its new website and iPad application The new portals give clients instant access to BNP Paribas cutting edge equity research strategy and analysis These interactive new tools October 4 2011 Group Press Release BNP Paribas Wealth Management staff feature prominently in new international advertising campaign Private bankers and experts working at BNP Paribas Wealth Management take on the role of ambassadors in a new advertising campaign launched under the title Committed to your future This promise illustrates the determination of BNP Paribas to build relationships Loading More News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months January 12 2012 Group Press Release Regional News Survey of European Insurers Reveals Remaining Challenges to Solvency II Compliance A significant reliance on third parties for data sophisticated risk modelling requirements and obtaining sufficiently detailed fund data were among the challenges identified by European insurers in order for them to meet Solvency II requirements according to new research by January 10 2012 Group Innovation Press Release bnpparibas com a New Corporate Online Experience BNP Paribas has undertaken a thorough update of its corporate website The basic aim is to provide all online visitors whether customers investors journalists job seekers or fellow citizens with clearer and more easily accessible information Those 16 million December 2 2011 Finance Press Release Press release In accordance with the wishes which he first expressed at the General Shareholders Meeting on 11 May of this year Michel Pébereau subsequently asked the Board of Directors to accept his resignation as Chairman as of 1st December 2011 and December 2 2011 Finance Press Release New organisation of BNP Paribas General Management Jean Laurent Bonnafé Chief Executive Officer presented the new organisation of BNP Paribas during the 1 December meeting of the Board of Directors chaired by Baudouin Prot BNP Paribas now has

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  • Press Release Archives - Page 10 of 24 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    insurance solutions for seniors BNP Paribas Protection Santé supplemental health insurance policy provides extended coverage for seniors Integration with prevention service developed by SIEL Bleu an association that promotes physical activity for seniors An innovation that combines supplemental health insurance and value added social February 17 2010 Finance Group Press Release Regional News Dividend During the announcement of the 2009 results it has been specified that the Board of Directors will propose to the Annual General Meeting the payment of a dividend of 1 50 per share The Board of Directors will also propose to February 17 2010 Finance Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas Group Results as at 31 December 2009 On 16 February 2010 the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas in a meeting chaired by Michel Pébereau examined the Group s results for the fourth quarter 2009 and approved the accounts for the 2009 fiscal year NET INCOME GROUP SHARE February 16 2010 Human Resources Press Release Regional News 8133 students worldwide will take part in the BNP Paribas game Ace Manager The Second Set 8133 students from 98 countries will take part in Ace Manager The Second Set starting tomorrow and continuing until 17 March This is the second time BNP Paribas has organised this on line game designed to increase awareness of the February 11 2010 Group Press Release Regional News Launch of BNP Paribas Competence Centres in Brussels Specialist banking services for internationally operating companies Four Competence Centres have been launched today at the headquarters of BNP Paribas Fortis These Brussels based Competence Centres will offer on behalf of the BNP Paribas Group a range of European Loading More News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months April 8 2010 Group Press Release Regional News Corporate Vehicle Full Service Leasing Arval maintains its market share and develops new services Despite an unprecedented crisis in the global economy and automotive industry Arval managed to steer a steady course in 2009 With a total financed fleet of 608 000 vehicles at end 2009 representing 1 growth over 12 months Arval retained its No March 30 2010 CSR Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas launches an online training module to raise employee awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility CSR BNP Paribas has launched an online training module to raise awareness among its employees throughout the world of the issues posed by CSR and of the policies the Group has adopted in response BNP Paribas employees will be presented with March 25 2010 Group Human Resources Press Release Regional News On Wednesday 14 April 2010 15 students from six different nationalities will meet in Paris to contest the final of Ace Manager The Second Set the second edition of BNP Paribas online game Michel Pébereau Chairman of BNP Paribas will host the prize giving The final of Ace Manager The Second Set the second edition of BNP Paribas online game will take place at the

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  • Press Release Archives - Page 20 of 24 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    manager has arranged 247 5m of catastrophe bonds for Foundation Re II Ltd a Cayman Island exempted company Foundation Re II Ltd issued the bonds to finance a new multi year reinsurance cover for Hartford Fire Insurance November 23 2006 Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas expands CO2 emissions tranding business London BNP Paribas is pleased to announce that it has entered into two new contracts to purchase Certified Emissions Reductions CERs reflecting the expanding scope of the bank s international environmental markets platform The CERs are contracted directly from Clean November 16 2006 Press Release BNP Paribas Group Results as at 30 September 2006 Results as at 30 September 2006Third Quarter 2006 STRONG GROWTH ACCELERATED BY ACQUISITIONS ESPECIALLY IN EUROPE BNL LASER COFINOGA Group revenues 6 829mn 25 1 VERY GOOD OPERATING PERFORMANCES Gross operating income 22 5 Operating income 15 7 SHARP RISE IN September 21 2006 Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas launches a worldwide advertising campaign for its Corporate and Investment Banking core business Embrace the Future A campaign that brings the future closer BNP Paribas is launching a worldwide advertising campaign for its Corporate and investment Banking core business CIB The ads will be placed in travel spots such as airports and train September 11 2006 Press Release Regional News Tennis BNP Paribas named first honoree of the Joseph Cullman award from the International Tennis Hall of Fame BNP Paribas is pleased to announce it has been selected as the first honoree of the Joseph Cullman Award from the International Tennis Hall of Fame The Bank was recognized for the significant contributions it has made to the game Loading More News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months December 20 2006 Press Release Regional News Cardif intensifies presence in Central Europe with new units in Bulgaria and Romania Central Europe a key region where Cardif is strengthening its positions Cardif recently received the requisite authorizations from Bulgarian and Romanian regulatory authorities to create insurance companies to market life insurance and personal protection insurance Business will be launched in February December 20 2006 Press Release Regional News Acropole Asset Management selects BNP Paribas Securities Services as global custodian and fund administrator London Paris Acropole Asset Management Acropole AM the first investment manager in France exclusively dedicated to the management of convertible bonds has selected BNP Paribas Securities Services BNP Paribas as global custodian and fund administrator BNP Paribas will also provide December 13 2006 Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas Equity and Derivatives strengthens structured products salesforce with the appointment of Stephane Goursa BNP Paribas Equity Derivatives business EQD is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephane Goursat as Head of UK Ireland South Africa Structured Products Sales Stephane is based in London and reports to Jean Eric Pacini Head of December 1 2006 Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas Investor Day in Rome Italy developing our second home market Integration plan

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  • Press Release Archives - Page 24 of 24 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    Manager the Business Game Contact Us Our Locations Our General Management BNP Paribas CIB BNP Paribas Securities Services BNP Paribas Fund Services BNP Paribas Real Estate Greenval Insurance Sitemap Legal Information BNP Paribas Locations Security Alert News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months November 12 2003 Press Release Increased Network Access for Corporate Clients Cash Management BNP Paribas Cash Management and Danske Bank Sign a Partnership Agreement BNP Paribas Cash Management and Danske Bank have signed a cash management partnership agreement which offers a comprehensive range of cash management services to both banks corporate clients This new partnership strengthens BNP Paribas and Danske Bank s international networks and Loading More News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months November 12 2003 Press Release Increased Network Access for Corporate Clients Cash Management BNP Paribas Cash Management and Danske Bank Sign a Partnership Agreement BNP Paribas Cash Management and Danske Bank have signed a cash management partnership agreement which offers a comprehensive range of cash management services to both banks corporate clients This

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