BNP Paribas, 1st French bank and 3rd bank worldwide in “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations” ranking
BNP Paribas has announced that it has appeared for the sixth year running in the ranking of the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations”, published every year on the occasion of the World Economic Forum.
The bank was first included in the ranking by the Corporate Knights index in 2015, and has climbed 50 places in the space of six years; it is now ranked 31st most sustainable company in the world.
BNP Paribas positions itself as the #1 French bank, the #2 European bank and as the #3 bank worldwide, out of the 427 banks assessed, according to the press release.
BNP Paribas group has shared that it has especially excelled in the fields of social responsibility (health and safety, pension contributions, gender equality on the Board of Directors…) and development of positive impact financial products & services.
In addition, the integration by the Group of CSR indicators into its top management’s deferred variable compensation (in which they account for 20% of the overall component) has also been valued in the rating process and is an element which makes the Group stand out in the banking sector.