ClimateBiz | Season 2 | Episode 9

MAY 28, 2020

Banking on Climate

Learn how France's largest commercial bank is lowering its exposure to assets with climate risks

BNP Paribas is France’s largest commercial bank. ClimateBiz interviewed Pierre Rousseau, Strategic Advisor in Sustainable Business, about how BNP Paribas is lowering its exposure to assets with climate risks and how it is building a green business in renewables, biodiversity, and more. They were an early supporter of the Paris Agreement as well as one of the first international banks to adoptive investment policies regarding coal, oil, and shale gas.

 

 

Views expressed here are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of IFC.

 

Pierre Rousseau

Senior Strategic Advisor for Sustainable Business
BNP Paribas

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This podcast was made possible by the generous support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands.