Sustainable-development

 

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.


16 Jan 2018
Fighting global warming fosters innovation

Fighting global warming fosters innovation

Fresh water is the 21st century blue gold. UK utility Anglian Water has developed innovative climate solutions that present a strategic opportunity.
08 Jan 2018
Leading the Charge

Leading the Charge

Nowhere are Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Investing (SI) concepts being pursued more vigorously than in the Nordics.
09 Jan 2018
Waste is a new resource

Waste is a new resource

Helvetia Environnement, the Swiss leader in waste management, recently accelerated the pace towards a more sustainable and circular economy.
05 Jan 2018
Sharing in the spoils of a greener China

Sharing in the spoils of a greener China

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.
15 Dec 2017
Collaboration at COP23

Collaboration at COP23

BNP Paribas sustainability specialists participated in COP23 events in partnership with the UNFCCC
14 Dec 2017
Taking action to accelerate the energy transition

Taking action to accelerate the energy transition

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.
11 Dec 2017
How AI can enhance sustainability

How AI can enhance sustainability

Artificial intelligence and sustainability are not frequent bedfellows, but one of the world's leading technology companies shows us how it could be done.
07 Dec 2017
Why Supply Chain Sustainability Means New Opportunities

Why Supply Chain Sustainability Means New Opportunities

How is being sustainable more cost-effective? LVMH and Firmenich talk about supply chains, data and the opportunity for long-term growth.
01 Dec 2017
The time is now: energy transition and the business opportunity

The time is now: energy transition and the business opportunity

BNP Paribas and BFMTV, a leading French business channel, discuss the energy transition, the opportunity for business, and its impact on banking.
17 Nov 2017
BNP Paribas Global Sustainable Future forum

BNP Paribas Global Sustainable Future forum

BNP Paribas global Sustainable Future Forum series gathered clients to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by sustainability.
15 Nov 2017
2030 is now: Asia Pacific must act on energy transition

2030 is now: Asia Pacific must act on energy transition

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...
13 Nov 2017
2 Degrees of Separation

2 Degrees of Separation

Stan Dupré, Founder and Executive Director of 2° Investing Initiative, discusses technology and how he would redesign the concept of ESG.
10 Oct 2017
From laggard to leader : China embraces green finance

From laggard to leader : China embraces green finance

With the US administration stepping back from the Paris climate agreement, China is emerging as a global leader in environmental policy.
06 Oct 2017
BNP Paribas Sustainable Future Forum hosted in Paris

BNP Paribas Sustainable Future Forum hosted in Paris

BNP Paribas Sustainable Future Forum gathered corporate and institutional clients to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the energy transition.
05 Oct 2017
India switches on to solar's potential

India switches on to solar's potential

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...
04 Oct 2017
Green finance, the driving force for a new sustainable world

Green finance, the driving force for a new sustainable world

The moment for sustainable finance is now. With worldwide opportunities for issuers and investors never greater, we take a look at the latest trends.
27 Sep 2017
BNP Paribas sponsors PRI in person conference 2017

BNP Paribas sponsors PRI in person conference 2017

BNP Paribas has sponsored the PRI - Principles for Responsible Investment - in Person conference.
18 Aug 2017
Great Expectations: ESG

Great Expectations: ESG

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.
13 Jul 2017
Sustainable Series: Americas

Sustainable Series: Americas

BNP Paribas Americas recently hosted its first Sustainability week, with events held across New York, New Jersey, Montreal and San Paolo.
13 Jul 2017
BNP Paribas celebrates World Environment Day

BNP Paribas celebrates World Environment Day

BNP Paribas celebrated World Environment Day with a host of interesting events including a sustainability fair, and expert climate change talks.
16 Jun 2017
BNP Paribas partners  with &quote;Movin'On by Michelin&quote; Conference

BNP Paribas partners with "Movin'On by Michelin" Conference

BNP Paribas reaffirms its commitment to sustainable mobility by partnering with "Movin'On by Michelin" conference, held in Montreal.
09 Jun 2017
A Four Step Process for Modelling Climate Risk

A Four Step Process for Modelling Climate Risk

Climate scenario modelling has now moved beyond simple risk management to become a genuine strategic imperative
08 Jun 2017
The rise and rise of green bonds

The rise and rise of green bonds

How green bonds have harnessed the power of the financial markets to drive change
15 May 2017
BNP Paribas commits to become 'carbon neutral' by end-2017

BNP Paribas commits to become 'carbon neutral' by end-2017

BNP Paribas commits to becoming carbon neutral by the end of the year in terms of the CO2 emissions arising from its own operations.
04 May 2017
Sustainable series

Sustainable series

BNP Paribas hosted numerous Sustainable Finance events across the EMEA region, engaging with external specialists on the topic of sustainability.
26 Apr 2017
Millennials will change your business - the question is how

Millennials will change your business - the question is how

The largest generational cohort, understanding millennials and their preferences should be a priority. How can financial institutions enhance their appeal?
24 Mar 2017
Stepping into the world of Sovereign Green Bonds

Stepping into the world of Sovereign Green Bonds

The first sovereign green bond from the Republic of France marks a milestone in the growth of the market. Why is it significant?
15 Mar 2017
Connecticut's first Social Impact Bond

Connecticut's first Social Impact Bond

Working with Social Finance, a not-for-profit organisation, this innovative Connecticut bond married capital markets innovation with social objectives.
15 Mar 2017
It's all in the Balance

It's all in the Balance

Why sound investing means incorporating ESG criteria into decision-making
10 Mar 2017
A new value-chain for Sustainable Responsible Investing

A new value-chain for Sustainable Responsible Investing

The World Bank's first equity-linked bond to explicitly support the SDGs is redefining the role of capital markets in promoting sustainable development.
10 Feb 2017
Biodiversity, the fundamental challenge for Yves Rocher

Biodiversity, the fundamental challenge for Yves Rocher

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.
02 Feb 2017
ESG, a factor in sustainable investment

ESG, a factor in sustainable investment

Incorporating six environmental, social and corporate governance principles as part of the investor toolkit means a more sustainable financial system.
15 Dec 2016
Asia Asset Management's inaugural ESG roundtable

Asia Asset Management's inaugural ESG roundtable

BNP Paribas Investment Partners sponsors Asia Asset Management's inaugural ESG roundtable.
05 Dec 2016
BNP Paribas successfully launches inaugural green bond

BNP Paribas successfully launches inaugural green bond

BNP Paribas priced its inaugural green bond in November 2016, establishing an industry benchmark. The €500m raised will be used to finance green assets.
02 Dec 2016
Reinforcing client relationships through CSR engagement

Reinforcing client relationships through CSR engagement

Finnish forest industry company UPM and BNP Paribas' shared commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility has benefited both firms.
10 Nov 2016
Asia spurred into action on sustainability

Asia spurred into action on sustainability

More than 400 clients from nearly 20 countries attended BNP Paribas' Sustainable Future Forum in Singapore – with ESG under the spotlight in Asia-Pacific.
25 Oct 2016
Corporate sustainability and supply chains

Corporate sustainability and supply chains

Supply chain, both backbone and Achilles heel of the global economy.
17 Oct 2016
Amorim's faith in cork pays off

Amorim's faith in cork pays off

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.
07 Oct 2016
BNP Paribas wins top honours for climate change and sustainability

BNP Paribas wins top honours for climate change and sustainability

The Banker magazine has named BNP Paribas "Most Innovative Bank for Climate Change and Sustainability 2016".
20 Jul 2016
Sustainability: the new driver for institutional investors

Sustainability: the new driver for institutional investors

Why investors are increasingly considering ESG issues within their investment decision-making process.
04 Apr 2016
The promises of Industry transformation

The promises of Industry transformation

Sustainability has become everyone's responsibility. It is true in all sectors.
05 Mar 2016
Sustainability : the fundamental challenge

Sustainability : the fundamental challenge

How the agreement of the COP 21 will foster the transition towards new business models.
04 Mar 2016
The Dawn of a new age in responsible issuing

The Dawn of a new age in responsible issuing

Last 2 years, a breakthrough year for corporate Green Bond issuance
03 Mar 2016
A new basic for operational leasing?

A new basic for operational leasing?

Mobility optimisation will be a key factor in the future developments of the industry.
04 Feb 2016
Governance, cost and sustainable investing

Governance, cost and sustainable investing

The world's leading pension funds, superannuation funds and insurance companies are rethinking their strategies.
08 Dec 2015
Sustainability: A question of Incentives

Sustainability: A question of Incentives

A combination of government intervention and private sector engagement to move ESG objectives forward in Asia

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