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BNP Paribas, the leading bank in the European Union

BNP Paribas is the leading bank in the European Union and a leading international banking player. Present in 63 countries and locations, with 183,000 employees, the Group has key positions in several banking and financial services activities, structured around three main operating divisions:  

  • Commercial, Personal Banking & Services (CPBS), which brings together the Group’s retail banking networks and several specialized businesses;  
  • Investment & Protection Services (IPS) for savings, investment and protection solutions;  
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), which serves two client franchises: Corporate clients and institutional investors.  

The operating divisions of BNP Paribas are organized to increase cooperation between the business lines: A global and joint approach enhances the expertise offered to our clients in order to advise them throughout a long-term relationship. 

A diversified and integrated business model  

Backed by a solid diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.   

To this end, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong international presence especially in the Americas, as well as a solid and fast growing business in Asia Pacific.   

BNP Paribas is also implementing a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability.

Our company purpose

The BNP Paribas Group was formed by banks that have been deeply embedded in the European and global economies over the last 200 years. They have adapted to the challenges of their times and helped clients and other stakeholders during moments of great change.

BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising clients according to the highest ethical standards.

We offer secure, sound and innovative financial solutions to individuals, professional clients, corporates and institutional investors while striving to address the fundamental challenges of today with regard to the environment, local development and social inclusion.

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Our sustainability commitment

As the European Union’s leading bank, BNP Paribas holds the strong conviction that its expertise must directly support a more sustainable and inclusive economy. By making the expertise of its different business lines available to support the numerous transitions currently underway, the Group is taking action for finance that is more just and sustainable. At the centre of the Group’s vision are the current issues confronting people and the environment with the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals driving its actions. The objective is clear: make progress in financing a carbon neutral economy by 2050. 

Our 200 years history

BNP Paribas Historical Archives - Teller room of the Société Générale de Belgique in 1922
Click on the image to see a summary of our history in the past two centuries

Header Photo Credits: © Jonathan Schöps