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  • 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 Ireland
    whenever such programmes are likely to impact on employment The agreement both reflects the new international dimension of the BNP Paribas Group and bears witness to the Group s belief in the principle of fair and loyal Employment Management and the importance of meaningful social dialogue The agreement constitutes the first concrete content of the Group s European Social Charter which will be gradually complemented with statements and commitments on other issues such as ensuring workplace equality between men and women and preventing or addressing psycho social risks at work Fédération Européenne des Cadres des Etablissements de Crédit et Institutions Financières European Federation of Managers in the Banking Sector Union Network International Europa Finances About the BNP Paribas European Committee The BNP Paribas Group European Committee is a body intended for information exchange of views and dialogue The purpose of this body is to enable debate and the expression of the points of view of the various participants on economic financial and social issues which owing to their transnational nature or their strategic importance are likely to be of interest to companies in the Group within the structure defined in the article on the scope of the body The BNP Paribas European Social Report whose second 2011 edition has just been published also falls within this general framework The Report provides a broad range of varied and detailed information designed to improve knowledge of the populations and sociologies of Group staff in the countries that are represented on the European Committee This BNP Paribas initiative clearly demonstrates the rich diversity of the Group within Europe The information content of this second edition has been expanded in comparison to the 2010 issue and the Report will be further enhanced with new data and approaches in the coming years The 20 countries

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  • BNP Paribas underlines its commitments as a responsible bank - BNP Paribas Ireland
    is strongly committed to providing its banking services in a highly responsible manner a commitment which is firmly embodied in all practical decisions taken on a day to day basis and in everything we do François Villeroy de Galhau Group COO in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility and Laurence Pessez Head of CSR jointly unveiled on 21 May the Group Corporate Social Responsibility Report for 2011 In tandem with the publication of this report BNP Paribas now takes this opportunity to declare publicly for the first time its commitment to responsible banking based on four main pillars carrying twelve specific commitments which continue to guide all our actions Our economic responsibility consists of helping to finance the economy in an ethical manner 1 Sustainable financing for the economy At least 2 3 of net profits retained as capital reserves to help meet the growing demand for credit from corporations SMEs and individual clients in our domestic markets 2 Business ethics BNP Paribas Parlons Vrai Straight Talking initiative Cetelem s responsible credit a code of conduct formally adopted in March 2011 sales commission rules designed to ensure customer protection and eased access to loans and insurance cover for non mainstream customer groups 3 A responsible product range environmental social and governance criteria being applied to a growing proportion of the assets under Group management Our employer responsibility consists of pursuing a policy of fair and committed Human Resources management 4 Recruitment and training Over 15 000 new recruits every year several thousand of them in France 5 Diversity A steadily rising proportion of women in senior management positions a conscious and determined commitment to fostering diversity in all its forms 6 Fair and loyal jobs policy Prioritising internal job mobility and training and drawing up innovative labour agreements so as to avoid any forced redundancies in our domestic markets Our civic responsibility consists of helping to combat social exclusion and promoting education and culture 7 Combating social exclusion and supporting social entrepreneurship Strong long term involvement in underprivileged city neighbourhoods providing backing for micro credit and helping to prevent over indebtedness 8 Corporate philanthropy policy strongly geared to education healthcare culture and social solidarity The Group supports a growing number of programmes overall budget now over 29 million 9 Compliance with the UN guiding principles on Human Rights Providing support to our staff in at risk countries showing special vigilance in our choice of suppliers and counterparts Our environmental responsibility consists mainly of helping to combat climate change 10 Committed financing policies for sensitive industrial or economic sectors Being aware of the environmental impact of our financing decisions providing a range of green products for our individual clients 11 Reducing the environmental footprint of our own day to day operations Reducing our CO2 emissions and cutting down on our consumption of paper a 20 reduction 12 Supporting research into climate change The BNP Paribas Foundation has recently launched new initiatives in this field All these commitments imply taking our banking role

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  • BNP Paribas publishes two new CSR policies on woodpulp and coal fired power generation - BNP Paribas Ireland
    publishes two new CSR policies on woodpulp and coal fired power generation Forward to a friend Forward to a friend Print Print Within the framework of its commitment to sustainable development BNP Paribas continues to establish formal guidelines for business activities in sensitive sectors in terms of their social and environmental impact In 2010 and 2011 the Group published sector policies covering the defence palm oil and nuclear power sectors BNP Paribas has now published two new policy statements on paper pulp and fossil fired power plants Production of paper pulp like palm oil is an activity that has a major impact on deforestation loss of biodiversity climate change and the destabilization of local communities Energy production from coal has a major impact on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change The policy on financing of nuclear power plants has also been expanded to include financing for companies in the nuclear power industry These new policies are part of a broad commitment to responsible financing of the economy They will be joined by other policies covering sectors that involve sensitive environmental and social issues For more information on BNP Paribas sustainable development policy sustainable development bnpparibas com Read the financing and

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  • Extra-financial performance : BNP Paribas up into second place in Vigeo bank sector CSR ratings - BNP Paribas Ireland
    have been made to the system of remuneration of the Group s Directors and Officers which is now indexed to the share price with an additional condition based on return on capital Human Rights greater account is being taken of the impact of the Group s financing activities on human rights and targets have been set with a view to promoting diversity Community Involvement BNP Paribas is named as one of the first banks to have announced its withdrawal from offshore centres In addition the Group has a policy of making a contribution to economic and social development across all geographies where it does business based on three priority objectives education helping to combat social exclusion and working to end unfair discrimination Environment the Group has signed up to the Climate Principles joining a group of leading financial institutions who are committed to playing a proactive part in the fight against climate change in their capacity as advisors lenders investors and insurers Human Resources the Group has taken proactive measures such as fostering internal job mobility to help counter the impact of restructuring and engages in thoroughgoing social dialogue Commenting on the rating given to BNP Paribas Vigeo s Director of Methodology Fouad Benseddik said The consistent improvement across the full range of CSR scores indicates that the BNP Paribas policy on Sustainable Development is being driven forward at high level and integrated more and more into its organization and operations There are now strong expectations on the entire banking sector to move in this direction The progress made by BNP Paribas in Vigeo s rankings is recognition of the Group s efforts in the Corporate and Social Responsibility field where it has two priority objectives combating climate change and combating all forms of exclusion adds Laurence Pessez Head of BNP Paribas CSR Delegation This rating means that BNP Paribas features in the Socially Responsible Investment indices Advanced Sustainable Performance Indices ASPI Ethibel Excellence Global and Ethibel Excellence Europe which are consulted by investors such as pension funds insurance companies etc who are attentive to long term performance and seek secure investments A total of 57 BNP Paribas CSR Policy As a socially responsible business group BNP Paribas is strongly committed to financing the real economy while helping to protect the environment and to combat social exclusion and unfair discrimination BNP Paribas commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility is embodied in its internal operations through its Human Resources policy and by reducing its direct impact and externally vis à vis clients and prospective customers and through its corporate philanthropy work in the wider society The Group has confirmed its CSR commitment by signing up to a number of international agreements such as the Global Compact the Equator Principles and the Climate Principles The Bank s CSR performance is also recognised by the inclusion of BNP Paribas equity in the leading Corporate Social Responsibility indices For more information go to http sustainable development bnpparibas com About BNP Paribas BNP Paribas www bnpparibas

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  • CSR Archives - Page 3 of 4 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    corporate social responsibility In the context of the Tom Com Corporate Business awards given for image January 14 2009 Corporate Patronage CSR Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas Corporate Investment Banking joins forces with the Pasteur Institute in the global fight against infectious diseases BNP Paribas Corporate Investment Banking CIB has decided to help in the global fight against infectious diseases by joining forces with the Institut Pasteur a long time partner of the BNP Paribas Foundation BNP Paribas CIB will offer financial aid October 27 2008 CSR Group Press Release Regional News NYSE Euronext and EasyETF launch European low carbon index and ETF managed by BNP Paribas Asset Management in partnership with AgriSud GoodPlanet org and WWF Last Friday at a conference in Paris organised by BNP Paribas Investment Partners on Finance and Environmental issues NYSE Euronext announced the launch of a new carbon index identifying European companies with a low carbon footprint the Low Carbon 100 September 12 2008 CSR The Group is selected in DJSI World and DJSI Stoxx indices for socially responsible investment The Swiss agency Sustainable Asset Management SAM recently published the results of its Corporate social responsibility assessment of more than 1 200 companies listed in the Stock Exchange around the World For the banking sector BNP Paribas is among 13 European July 17 2008 CSR BNP Paribas undertakes more in favour of the employment of handicapped persons BNP Paribas SA signed a four year agreement at company level in favour of employing disabled persons which came into effect retroactively on January 1st 2008 Further to the Convention signed in 2007 with the AGEFIPH Association de Gestion du 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 22 2010 CSR Human Resources Regional News BNP Paribas mobilises for the victims in Haiti On Tuesday 12 January 4 53 pm local time the island of Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake The 7 0 magnitude natural disaster lasted over minute causing horrific damage throughout the country Along with donating 1 million euros to the June 17 2009 CSR Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas hosts its 2009 Awards for Personal Philanthropy On 11 June 2009 BNP Paribas hosted its Awards for Personal Philanthropy for the second year running An initiative of BNP Paribas Wealth Management business the awards are given in recognition of outstanding and exemplary philanthropic projects Chaired by Amartya April 21 2009 CSR Regional News Understand the environment and its challenges with GoodPlanet info a project supported by BNP Paribas The GoodPlanet association founded by Yann Arthus Bertrand in 2005 has just released a new informational website supported by BNP Paribas Goodplanet info GoodPlanet info is an informational website about the environment and sustainable development aimed at the general public It is a March 4 2009 CSR Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas Assurance expands gender equality initiatives in partnership with NGO Aide et Action BNP

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  • CSR Archives - Page 4 of 4 - BNP Paribas Ireland
    2006 BNP Paribas ranks fourth globally in the renewable energy sector in 2006 With 1 054 2m financing and eight projects financed BNP Paribas is the first French bank in the ranking In particular BNP Paribas has financed three wind resorts in July 10 2007 CSR Group Regional News BNP Paribas among 40 environmental European leaders according to FTSE4Good BNP Paribas has been included in the new FTSE4Good Environmental Leaders Europe 40 Index This index rates the leader European companies in the environmental management by a score for the environment human rights and stakeholder themes BNP Paribas has obtained June 29 2007 CSR Group Publication of the 2006 Environmental and Social Report of BNP Paribas The 2006 edition of the Environmental and Social Report is available online Until now it was integrated in the Sustainable Development Chapter of the Group s Annual Report but this year the Environment and Social responsibility part is one separated report February 21 2007 CSR Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas Chief Executive Officer Baudouin Prot is honored by the Foreign Policy Association New York NY BNP Paribas is delighted to announce that Baudouin Prot Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas has been awarded the Social Corporate Responsibility award by the Foreign Policy Association Founded in 1918 the Foreign Policy Association is October 22 2004 CSR Sustainable Development at the core of the partnership between AGF and Arval PHH Since it signed the Global Pact of the United Nations in 2002 AGF has been actively encouraging its suppliers in turn to adopt this agreement In this way Arval PHH specialist in Operational Leasing and management of multibrand corporate vehicles Loading More News archive Print Print Search Search by keywords Ok Refine Search by recent date All time 7 days 1 month 4 months June 10 2008 CSR Microfinance focus Encouraging voluntary participation Microfinance has as much need for expertise as it does for capital in the fight against poverty In the wider scope of BNP Paribas commitment to job creation via microfinance two projects encouraging the voluntary provision of skills have been June 3 2008 CSR Microfinance focus social finance to fight against poverty As a socially responsible bank BNP Paribas includes microfinance within its natural citizen liabilities At the Group level the Microfinance entity was created as a genuine banking activity that contributes to the development of microfinance At BNP Paribas we believe June 2 2008 CSR Press Release Regional News BNP Paribas supports Microcredit Week BNP Paribas is a partner of the social solidarity organisation ADIE Association pour le Droit à l Initiative Economique in organising the 4th Microcredit Week from 3 to 7 June This initiative introduces the unemployed and those on income support to microcredit May 7 2008 CSR BNP Paribas initiatives recognized by the European Federation for Ethics and Sustainable Development The Consumer Ethic Guide has been updated by the European Federation for Ethics and Sustainable Development and republished by Eyrolles entitled Buy for a Better World This Guide is

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  • BNP Paribas is mobilized through the reception of refugees in Europe - BNP Paribas Ireland
    refugees in Europe September 17 2015 CSR Group BNP Paribas is mobilized through the reception of refugees in Europe Forward to a friend Forward to a friend Print Print Your name Your first name Your friend name Your friend first name Your friend email Your message Share Share on Facebook on Facebook Share on Twitter on Twitter Share on LinkedIn on LinkedIn Share on delicious on delicious Share on Google

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  • Mobile Film Festival 2015: call for films! - BNP Paribas Ireland
    call for films September 9 2015 Cinema Group Mobile Film Festival 2015 call for films Forward to a friend Forward to a friend Print Print Your name Your first name Your friend name Your friend first name Your friend email Your message Share Share on Facebook on Facebook Share on Twitter on Twitter Share on LinkedIn on LinkedIn Share on delicious on delicious Share on Google on Google Forward to

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