How green bonds have harnessed the power of the financial markets to drive change

Digital transformation will impact all industries, all sectors, all over the world. But is also a source of opportunities, including new services, digital services. For OVH, a cloud computing specialist, there is no limit - except our imagination.

How Ryanair has put digital at the heart of its growth ambitions.

At the end of 2016, the state of Connecticut launched its first Social Impact Bond. This innovative financial tool is promoted by Social Finance, a not-for-profit organization connecting different types of actors.

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.

Long exerting a powerful grip on our imagination, AI is now a reality and the opportunities are tremendous. What should companies focus on?

The capital markets have not seen the same degree of automation witnessed in other market sectors. This is about to change – but what will it look like?

There's plenty to be encouraged by as Indian growth revives, reforms get serious and consumption expands.

What's the future of European securities services regulation? Laurence Caron-Habib, BNP Paribas Securities Services' Head of Public Affairs, gives her view.

Millennials, a demographic aged 20-35, have surpassed the baby boomers in numbers. Now the largest generational cohort, millennials are naturally being courted by financial services. Understanding this audience and their preferences should be a priority. How can financial institutions enhance their appeal to the millennial generation?

How artificial intelligence is changing work - and why people will be more important than ever

Global cosmetics pioneer Yves Rocher is at the forefront of developing and producing products that have a close relationship with nature. In this changing world, Yves Rocher evidences how sustainability is a source of creativity, innovation and transformation.

Climate scenario modelling has now moved beyond simple risk management to become a genuine strategic imperative
Climate scenario modelling has now moved beyond simple risk management to become a genuine strategic imperative
Amongst the commonly cited motivations for digital transformation, improving the customer experience has the highest unrealized potential.
Amongst the commonly cited motivations for digital transformation, improving the customer experience has the highest unrealized potential.
BNP Paribas has been named "Base metals house of the year" for 2017 by Risk Magazine, in its annual Energy Risk Awards
BNP Paribas has been named "Base metals house of the year" for 2017 by Risk Magazine, in its annual Energy Risk Awards

In 2006, a group of investors set out six principles for responsible investment, which means incorporating Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) issues in all their decisions. By taking into account how companies interact with all their stakeholders and their environment, these investors started building a more sustainable financial system.

Why sound investing means incorporating ESG criteria into decision-making

Economic theory traditionally suggests that interest rates are a core lever in determining corporate investment. Instead, a set of three interconnected indirect drivers are at play, which investors must grasp if they are to understand what determines the level of corporate investment and indirectly the capacity of companies to generate attractive long-term returns going forward.

The launch by the World Bank of the first equity-linked bond to explicitly support the Sustainable Development Goals reveals a new value chain that is redefining the role of capital markets in promoting sustainable development.

BNP Paribas commits to becoming carbon neutral by the end of the year in terms of the CO2 emissions arising from its own operations.

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