Governance and CSR

Find the latest publications on CSR policy and governance of BNP Paribas group
View the latest documentation
  • Group of documents (3 documents)

    GTS 2025 Strategic Plan: “Operational Efficiency and Technology” and “Sustainable Finance and CSR” components

  • Group of documents (2 documents)

    Exane ESG Conference - 28/09/2022

  • CSR

    Climate analytics and alignment Report

BNP Paribas' mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising clients according to the highest ethical standards.
Jean Lemierre, Chairman of the Board of BNP Paribas

Extra-financial ratings and distinctions

In 2022, the Group maintained or improved its performance in most of the evaluations of the main extra-financial rating agencies. These ratings are based on questionnaires that consider the key issues and stakeholder expectations for CSR and responsible practices. They attest to the fact that BNP Paribas is constantly working in these areas and help set a course in defining its social and environmental objectives.

Latest distinctions

  • Euromoney, 2022
    World’s best bank for sustainable finance
  • Euromoney, 2022
    World’s best bank for ESG data and technology
  • Corporate Knights, 2021
    1st French bank and 2nd European bank for the most sustainable enterprises
  • Moody's ESG, 2021
    1 st
    1st place among diversified banks in Europe
  • Ranking 1st in Europe in the Diversified Banks category according to the Moody’s ESG 2021 rankings (requested rating: A1+).
  • BNP Paribas received an AA rating in the 2022 MSCI ESG Ratings.
  • BNP Paribas received an A- rating in the 2021 CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) rankings.
  • BNP Paribas is listed in the Dow Jones European and World sustainable indices.
  • BNP Paribas is listed in the Euronext-Vigeo Eiris indices World 120, Europe 120, Eurozone 120 and France 20.

(previous year)
in the related
CDP TBA (December) A- (2021) A- (2020)  
FTSE Russell 4.4/5 (2022) 4.4/5 (2021) 4.9/5 (2020) FTSE4Good Global Index Series
ISS (ESG Corporate Rating) C+ (2022) C+ (2021) C+ (2020) Prime (best-in-class status)
MSCI (ESG Corporate Rating) AA (2022) AA (2021) AA (2020)  
Standard & Poor's CSA* 84/100 (2022) 82/100 (2021) 81/100 (2020) DJSI World – DJSI Europe
Moody's ESG Solutions**
(ESG Profile)
TBA (December)

71/100 (2021)

71/100 (2020)


Euronext-Vigeo Eiris World 120, Eurozone 120,
Europe 120 and France 20

  * Formerly SAM
** Formerly Vigeo Eiris (V.E.)

The four pillars of our CSR strategy

Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach allows us to take part in building a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and continued stability.
  • The economy

    Financing the economy in an ethical manner

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  • Our people

    Developing and engaging our people responsibly

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  • The community

    Being a positive agent for change

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  • The environment

    Accelerating the ecological and energy transition

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Governance and Compliance

  • Board of Directors
  • The general management and the Executive Committee
  • Compliance
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CSR Contact

Patrice MENARD
CSR Investor Relation Officer
3 rue d'Antin
75002 PARIS
+33 1 40 14 63 58