As a corporate citizen, we simply cannot remain indifferent to the causes that affect the planet, the environment and our fellow humans. As a company, we must take into account the environmental and societal consequences of our activity.

At the heart of BNP Paribas Group’s strategy, there is a strong desire to participate in building a more sustainable and better shared future. This willingness translates to our Corporate Engagement approach, in particular by helping to achieve the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, we share this belief and want to fully support this approach with concrete measures.

Conceived around our transformation strategy and the principle of constant dialogue with all our stakeholders, this approach enables us to grow while being more respectful of the environment, more ethical in our morals and united in our purpose.

To ensure that BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions has a maximum impact and is able to serve its customers, its partners and the society as a whole, each and every employee of the company embodies and assumes this responsibility.

To this end, we’ve outlined 3 key areas of action which are relevant to our activity and where we hope to be able to make maximum impact.

LIMITING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Supporting Energy Transition by financing specialised equipment: We’re constantly expanding the range of equipment we finance to include those that foster transition to cleaner forms of energy

Promoting Circular Economy: We develop solutions and associated services for better life cycle management of equipment. In this way, we also support our clients in reducing waste and conserving natural resources.

Tracking our own environment footprint: Through reporting and well-defined indicators, we closely track any impact that our business activities may have on the environment.

PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

For us, diversity and inclusion is not just a matter of responsibility, but also something that concerns collective performance. We’re truly committed, alongside our employees, to treasure and respect our differences, while fighting against all forms of discrimination and harassment.

> Promote equal opportunity for all

> Encourage mutual respect among colleagues

> Fight against all forms of discrimination and harassment

SUPPORTING THE POSITIVE IMPACT ACTIONS OF OUR EMPLOYEES

Encouraging their participation in charitable initiatives: We also offerour employees the opportunity to volunteer with local associations, during their working hours.

Apart from these key priorities, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions also provides economic support to various charitable associations, upholds business ethics and works to minimise ESG (Environmental, Societal, Governance)  risks in its activities.

OUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE SDGS

Introduced in 2015 by the United Nations, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to eardicate poverty by 2013, while protecting the planet.

Through its Engagement Policy and its international presence, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions is an active contributor to these goals.

BNP Paribas – A committed and responsible bank

13, the number of indicators we use to coordinate our CSR efforts. Nine of these are used to determine the amount of the variable incentive plan for the Group’s 5,000 Top Managers, counting for 20% of the eligibility conditions.

9,3 milliards d’euros in funding allocated by the Group to the renewable energy sector in 2016. We are committed to raising this figure to €15 billion by 2020. 

470 900 people accessed financial education programs with assistance from BNP Paribas in 2015.

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GLOBAL CSR Figures

13

INDICATORS WE USE TO
COORDINATE OUR CSR EFFORTS 

€9.3 bn

ALLOCATED BY THE GROUP TO
THE RENEWALE ENERGY
SECTOR IN 2016

470,900

PEOPLE ACCESSED FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
WITH ASSISTANCE FROM BNP PARIBAS IN 2015