Long driven by venture capital (VC), the rapid growth of the digital sector is now seeing a new kid on the block: the corporate. Old economy "bricks and mortar" firms are increasingly eager to harness the opportunities presented by the new economy and have started to enter the digital technology bazaar.

Portuguese group Corticeira Amorim, the world's largest producer of cork stoppers and other cork products, has made innovation a top priority in an industry that is centuries-old.

Cybercriminals are increasing the scale and sophistication of their attacks on companies, employing a combination of electronic and social engineering techniques to break through firms' cyber-defences.

Finnish forest industry company UPM and BNP Paribas' shared commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility has benefited both firms.

Heralded as a 'new lens' into a company's performance and work culture, ESG metrics (Environmental, Social and Governance) are attracting attention among investors.

Remaining competitive in a complex and uncertain environment has become a daily challenge for every organisation.

Interview of the founder and CEO of Ariadne Capital, a venture capital firm.

Originally a purely German financing tool, the Schuldschein is attracting more and more interest from European issuers and international investors.

China's financial market opening continues at pace, with the widely anticipated Hong Kong-Shenzhen Stock Connect now slated for implementation around December 2016.

The internet of things is expected to see an unprecedented surge in the coming years, with everything from wearable electronic devices to connected cars being designed - but how will the telecoms sector change in this new landscape?

Emerging guidelines for financial institutions on digital technology and innovation

At the end of November, BNP Paribas has priced its inaugural EUR 500 million Green Bond. The transaction attracted strong demand from investors allowing a pricing inside of BNP Paribas ordinary senior debt curve.

Asia's hunger for outbound mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is hitting new highs in 2016, surpassing the record level set in 2015 in only the first eight months of this year, with the continent's powerhouse China driving the expansion.
Asia's hunger for outbound mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is hitting new highs in 2016, surpassing the record level set in 2015 in only the first eight months of this year, with the continent's powerhouse China driving the expansion.
The on-demand economy is now transforming companies and the job market - and disrupting traditional players across multiple sectors
The on-demand economy is now transforming companies and the job market - and disrupting traditional players across multiple sectors
Last 2 years, a breakthrough year for corporate Green Bond issuance
Last 2 years, a breakthrough year for corporate Green Bond issuance
A combination of government intervention and private sector engagement to move ESG objectives forward in Asia
A combination of government intervention and private sector engagement to move ESG objectives forward in Asia

Big companies and startups have a lot to learn from each other. Working jointly, they can enrich the market place with new valuable products and offerings.

BNP Paribas Group Chief Economist William De Vijlder discusses the latest market drivers.

The networks of big companies and startups have never been so interconnected. How are they evolving and how will they work together in the future?

After winning 5 categories in the 2016 Risk.net Structured Products Awards, BNP Paribas Global Markets' Neven Graillat, Head of Sustainable Investment Solutions and Geoffrey Rodrigue, Head of Equity Derivatives Business Transformation, sat down with the magazine to discuss the evolution of their business.

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