The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2020 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.
Awards

World's best bank for sustainable finance 2018: BNP Paribas

The French bank has committed itself to sustainable finance across its entire business.

Awards for Excellence 2018

 AfE-2018-logo-196

© 2018 Euromoney

Also shortlisted 

   HSBC 

   Bank of America

View full 2018 results

There are a few banks leading the way globally on sustainable finance – firms such as HSBC, Bank of America and Crédit Agricole – but only one that has committed itself in a way that no other bank can match.

This bank is turning down deals and pulling out of sectors that are not sustainable, as well as driving new sustainable finance initiatives across all of its businesses. In doing so, BNP Paribas sets an example of what all banks seeking to be the world’s best for sustainable finance could do.

What is perhaps unique to BNP Paribas is that sustainability was a passion that came from within. Several hundred employees across all the parts of its businesses began collectively to look at their sectors through a lens of sustainability.

“In key levels of middle management and below were professionals really passionate about environmental and social issues, and they each brought that to where they were doing business,” says Hervé Duteil, chief sustainability officer for the Americas.

You have reached premium content. Please log in to continue reading.

Read beyond the headlines with Euromoney

For over 50 years, our readers have looked to Euromoney to stay informed about the issues that matter in the international banking and financial markets. Find out more about our different levels of access below.

SUBSCRIBE ONLINE TODAY

Unlimited access to Euromoney.com and Asiamoney.com

Expert comment, long reads and in-depth analysis interviews with senior finance professionals

Access the results of our market-leading annual surveys across core financial services

Access the results of our annual awards, including the world-renowned Awards for Excellence

Your print copy of Euromoney magazine delivered monthly

£73.75 per month

Billed Annually

FREE 7 DAY TRIAL

Unlimited access to Euromoney.com and Asiamoney.com, including our top stories, long reads, expert analysis, and the results of our annual surveys and awards

Sign up to any of our newsletters, curated by our editors

LOGIN NOW

Already a user?

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree