Testimony of :
Marie-Claire CAPOBIANCO, Director of French Networks, Member of the BNP Paribas Executive Committee
« In our world, the individual is primarily responsible for driving change. Placing people at the heart of the innovation dynamic combines an outreach to others with much broader connections, providing everyone with the opportunity to express their talent, which entails promoting "intrapreneurship".»
BNP Paribas enjoys a presence in 80 countries, with nearly 200,000 global employees, over 150,000 of whom are based in Europe. The Group holds key positions in its three major sectors: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions, and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group competes in four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg), while BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leading lender to individuals. BNP Paribas is now committed to being a responsible bank, with substantial implications regarding: the economy, through financing projects with actual economic impacts; society, through loyal practices and the pursuit of quality interactions with employees regarding labor issues; civics, through the battle against exclusion and the promotion of education and culture; and the environment, as the Group closely monitors its environmental impact in both its banking activities and its own operating procedures. The Retail Bankin France has adopted the BNP Paribas Group's CSR policy and moreover has chosen to focus its actions on five main missions: support for social entrepreneurship, creation of pathways between school and the corporate world, accompaniment of solidarity-based actions, greater client awareness of the energy transition, and lastly assistance provided to vulnerable clients.
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