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

  • Financial reports CSR

    2022 Integrated report

  • 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
  • 2022 Alliance Label Diversity and Gender equality
    BNP Paribas : the first and the only French bank to obtain this label
  • 2022 Top Employer Europe
    BNP Paribas has been awarded the 2022 Top Employers Institute label for the ninth year in a row
  • Corporate Knights 2023
    1st French bank and 4th bank in the ranking “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations 2023”
  • Moody's ESG Solutions 2022
    1 st
    1st place among diversified banks in Europe
  • Ranking 1st in Europe in the Diversified Banks category according to the Moody’s ESG Solutions 2022 rankings.
  • BNP Paribas received an AA rating in the 2022 MSCI ESG Ratings.
  • BNP Paribas is listed in the Dow Jones European and World sustainable indices.
  • BNP Paribas is ranked as part of the top 5% of the 2022 S&P Global ESG Scores, calculated from the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (7.800 assessed companies).
  • BNP Paribas is listed in the Euronext-Vigeo Eiris indices World 120, Europe 120 and France 20.

(previous year)
in the related
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)
71/100 (2022)

71/100 (2021)



71/100 (2020)


Euronext-Vigeo Eiris World 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