Committed to responsibility
BNP Paribas Cardif is an engaged insurer whose responsibility is based on four main levers, according to BNP Paribas Group's policy within this domain:
- Actively contribute to economic development and financing of the real economy, with €226 billion in investments.
- Since 2009, 100% of new investments in the euro fund have been assessed against ESG(1) criteria.
- Discover our responsible investment strategy and the report pursuant to Article 173 (French Energy Transition and Green Growth law)
- A human resources policy that promotes diversity and gender equality: we employ people of 80 nationalities in 36 countries, over 40% of the members of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Cardif are women.
- Over 10,000 form letters and contracts have been revised to adopt easily understandable language (B1 language level).
- Investments in social solidarity funds: €30 million at end 2016.
- Skills volunteering programmes to support education, entrepreneurial initiatives and social solidarity: 583 beneficiaries in France.
- Revised insurance rates for six pathologies to facilitate access to our products.
- €1.2 billion in “green” investments at end 2016.
- Signature of Montreal Carbon Pledge(2). Carbone footprint calculated using Vigeo methodology : 396 t C02 / €m at end of december 2017.
- Energy charter for company buildings signed in 2013, 60% of BNP Paribas Cardif buildings have been certified to HQE(3) or BREEAM(3) standards.
Click below to read our 2016 Corporate Social Responsability report and the report pursuant to Article 173 (French Energy Transition and Green Growth law) :
(1) ESG: Environmental, Social and Governance. BNP Paribas is a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI: six principles established by the United Nations to provide a general framework for taking ESG criteria into account in investment decisions).
(2) Montreal Carbon Pledge: an initiative launched in 2014 ahead of the Paris Climate Conference to encourage a reduction in the carbon footprint of investments.
(3) HQE, BREEAM: environmental certifications for buildings.