As a participant in the global economy, BNP Paribas has a role to play in protecting the environment. In accordance with this responsibility, acting to combat climate change is one of the Group’s priorities. As a result, the Group works both to reduce the negative effects and to increase the positive effects that it may have on the environment through: financing policy commitments in sensitive sectors ; reduction in the environmental footprint associated with our own operations ; and support for research aimed at combating climate change.

These commitments are monitored by three key performance indicators: