Thanks to the strong strategic commitment to a long-term sustainability, corporates and banks together are achieving a great outcome.
COP 21, the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals, shifting consumer behaviours, new policies and regulations: all are changing how we do business. Learn more about the latest trends – and how we can all make a difference.
Airbus is taking a bold approach to innovation building on emerging technologies.
Carmakers are radically restructuring their business models as they seek to harness the lucrative potential of the digital revolution.
Sector proves fertile for bank's UK expansion plan and socially responsible lending strategy
Interest in corporate green bonds is growing, but a number of barriers need to be addressed to bring more companies to the market. Stephanie Sfakianos,...
AccorHotels Group draws on its position as a sustainable leader to take the lead in Positive Incentive Financing.
A transition to a sustainable economy will require a concerted global effort and a major reallocation of investor capital. As data, analytics and technology become...
BNP Paribas has been named the "World's Best Bank for Sustainable Finance" by Euromoney
The construction industry is adapting its model to become more sustainable with new designs and technologies supporting the use of wood as core material.
Corporate Social Responsibility: Supply chain finance programs provide a pathway for buyers to encourage CSR compliance by supplier.
Despite rising interest rates and solar import tariffs, investment in renewables in the US may surge, driven by low-risk and attractive margins.
European Authorities are taking sustainable policy seriously.
BNP Paribas and Fidessa partner to provide buy-side clients with derivatives workstation.
BNP Paribas has been named 'Best Corporate Social Responsibility Banking Group Europe 2017' by Global Banking & Finance Review
The world's first two initiatives that bring private capital to fund sustainable projects are now launched under the 2017 MoU signed between UNEP and BNP Paribas...
Stan Dupre discusses how new regulations and pressure from investors are key to achieve the UN climate goals.
How a direct impact project bond could change the future of finance in Asia.
With self-driving cars soon to be travelling around tomorrow's digitally-managed cities, it's time for a re-think on all urban transport infrastructure.
EVs can certainly have a salutary impact on our planet, but are they really set to dominate road transport? What needs to happen for this to become reality?
BNP Paribas discusses its role and responsibilities, and how banks can help drive forward the allocation of resources to purposeful causes.
The financial industry endeavours to bring standardisation to the Green Bond market that offers investors a way to choose responsible projects to finance.
The International Development Association (IDA) successfully issued its inaugural bond, working with arrangers BNP Paribas and other international banks.
Asia's burgeoning transportation needs pose a major threat to the environment. Will government policies be enough to push for low-carbon solutions?
Demand for green bonds has risen over the past few years and there is now appetite to widen the scope to include the so-called "blue economy".
A new generation of sustainability-linked loans is reshaping the market, putting more companies' green goals within reach.
Is fintech the key to unlocking value in sustainable supply chains? Four startups and six blue chips join a Cambridge initiative to see how it could work.
Why are investors looking at social bonds? With payoffs indexed to social outcomes, issuers such as Social Finance US look to tap into investor appetite.
Environmental Finance has awarded BNP Paribas Green Bond Lead Manager of the Year for Corporates.
Environmental, Social and corporate Governance - ESG - and Sustainable Investing - SI - is a central topic for policymakers, institutional investors,...
As the cost of solar power tumbles, California-based Mosaic explains how affordable financing has helped more people access clean energy than ever before.
What happens when multinationals, financial institutions and startups start working in partnership to solve a sustainability challenge?
How is an innovative financing initiative aligning incentives, promoting transparency and embedding Puma's shift to supply chain sustainability?
Fresh water is the 21st century blue gold. UK utility Anglian Water has developed innovative climate solutions that present a strategic opportunity.
Nowhere are Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Investing (SI) concepts being pursued more vigorously than in the Nordics.
Helvetia Environnement, the Swiss leader in waste management, recently accelerated the pace towards a more sustainable and circular economy.
China's huge progress in green finance under President Xi Jinping put to rest arguments that environmental protection must come at the expense of progress.
BNP Paribas sustainability specialists participated in COP23 events in partnership with the UNFCCC
A commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals means a commitment to rethinking how we all work. Now is the time to step up the pace. Here is why.
Artificial intelligence and sustainability are not frequent bedfellows, but one of the world's leading technology companies shows us how it could be done.
How is being sustainable more cost-effective? LVMH and Firmenich talk about supply chains, data and the opportunity for long-term growth.
BNP Paribas and BFMTV, a leading French business channel, discuss the energy transition, the opportunity for business, and its impact on banking.
BNP Paribas global Sustainable Future Forum series gathered clients to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by sustainability.
USD 11 trillion in new investments are needed to transform Asia Pacific's energy industry by 2030, opportunities abound for investors who can understand the region's...
Stan Dupré, Founder and Executive Director of 2° Investing Initiative, discusses technology and how he would redesign the concept of ESG.
With the US administration stepping back from the Paris climate agreement, China is emerging as a global leader in environmental policy.
BNP Paribas Sustainable Future Forum gathered corporate and institutional clients to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the energy transition.
After years trailing in China's shadow, India's economic elephant has charged into the sun - and harvesting solar power is critical to meeting both surging demand...
The moment for sustainable finance is now. With worldwide opportunities for issuers and investors never greater, we take a look at the latest trends.
BNP Paribas has sponsored the PRI - Principles for Responsible Investment - in Person conference.
Our ESG Global Survey 2017 looks at the relationship between asset owners and asset managers, and how the obstacles to ESG are shifting around the world.
BNP Paribas Americas recently hosted its first Sustainability week, with events held across New York, New Jersey, Montreal and San Paolo.
BNP Paribas celebrated World Environment Day with a host of interesting events including a sustainability fair, and expert climate change talks.
BNP Paribas reaffirms its commitment to sustainable mobility by partnering with "Movin'On by Michelin" conference, held in Montreal.
Climate scenario modelling has now moved beyond simple risk management to become a genuine strategic imperative
How green bonds have harnessed the power of the financial markets to drive change
BNP Paribas commits to becoming carbon neutral by the end of the year in terms of the CO2 emissions arising from its own operations.
BNP Paribas hosted numerous Sustainable Finance events across the EMEA region, engaging with external specialists on the topic of sustainability.
The largest generational cohort, understanding millennials and their preferences should be a priority. How can financial institutions enhance their appeal?
BNP Paribas was proud to host its first International Women's Week (#IWW2017 ) in March of this year.
The first sovereign green bond from the Republic of France marks a milestone in the growth of the market. Why is it significant?
Working with Social Finance, a not-for-profit organisation, this innovative Connecticut bond married capital markets innovation with social objectives.
Why sound investing means incorporating ESG criteria into decision-making
The World Bank's first equity-linked bond to explicitly support the SDGs is redefining the role of capital markets in promoting sustainable development.
Yves Rocher, the world's largest producer of cork products, has made innovation a top priority in an industry that is centuries-old. Here is how.
Incorporating six environmental, social and corporate governance principles as part of the investor toolkit means a more sustainable financial system.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners sponsors Asia Asset Management's inaugural ESG roundtable.
BNP Paribas priced its inaugural green bond in November 2016, establishing an industry benchmark. The €500m raised will be used to finance green assets.
Finnish forest industry company UPM and BNP Paribas' shared commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility has benefited both firms.
More than 400 clients from nearly 20 countries attended BNP Paribas' Sustainable Future Forum in Singapore – with ESG under the spotlight in Asia-Pacific.
Supply chain, both backbone and Achilles heel of the global economy.
Corticeira Amorim, the world's largest producer of cork products, has made innovation a top priority in an industry that is centuries-old. Here is how.
The Banker magazine has named BNP Paribas "Most Innovative Bank for Climate Change and Sustainability 2016".
Why investors are increasingly considering ESG issues within their investment decision-making process.
Sustainability has become everyone's responsibility. It is true in all sectors.
How the agreement of the COP 21 will foster the transition towards new business models.
Last 2 years, a breakthrough year for corporate Green Bond issuance
Mobility optimisation will be a key factor in the future developments of the industry.
The world's leading pension funds, superannuation funds and insurance companies are rethinking their strategies.