BNP Paribas is creating a Low Carbon Transition Group to help accelerate transition to a sustainable economy
BNP Paribas is creating a dedicated organisation to support its corporate and institutional clients around the world in accelerating their transition to a sustainable and low-carbon economy.
Building on BNP Paribas’ leadership in capital markets and sustainable finance, 100 new recruitments will be part of a 250-professionals team worldwide with a number of specialists dedicated to the Nordic region.
This Low-Carbon Transition Group will also provide clients access to banking and extra banking expertise across the BNP Paribas Group including clean energy, mobility and built environment solutions.
"We were the first global bank to become carbon neutral in 2017. In addition, we are the world’s best bank for Sustainable Finance and a leader in Global Sustainable Bonds and Sustainability Linked Loans. By putting together a group of top experts we will be able to give concrete advice to our clients in their own transition to a sustainable future. We walk the talk." Eirik Winter, CEO Nordic Region.
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BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 68 countries and has more than 193,000 employees, including nearly 148,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Retail Banking for the Group’s retail-banking networks and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Aval ; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment and protection solutions ; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, Eastern Europe as well as via a large network in the western part of the United States. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group's performance and stability.
In the Nordic region BNP Paribas employs 900 people across CIB, Asset Management, Personal Finance, Car Fleet Management, Leasing, Factoring and Insurance, with offices in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The Nordic Region is strategically important to BNP Paribas. We have a long-term commitment in all the Nordic countries. We have and will continue to make considerable investments in the region, both in terms of capital and in people. Our ambition is to be the leading Global European bank with international reach for our clients in the region.