BNP Paribas has always remained true to its vocation and has always held a very clear vision of its mission and its responsibility. Given the current environment, in which the vital service provided by banks is being unfairly called into question in some quarters, the top management of BNP Paribas took the decision to draw up a Charter, entitled “BNP Paribas: Our Mission, Our Responsibility”, in order to reiterate the business ethic which lies at the heart of everything the Group does.
The BNP Paribas Charter is addressed to all the Group’s stakeholders and staff. It does not create any new standards but sets out the essential commitment that BNP Paribas makes to both its clients and the wider world.
Structured around four main imperatives, the Charter is founded upon the Group’s basic values, its Management Principles and its code of conduct: