BNP Paribas believes that the contribution of its employees to community work offers a valuable opportunity to enhance its social responsibility approach. It therefore provides support and assistance for their work across about 30 countries.
Promoting and supporting the commitment of Group employees
elp2help, Action Voluntering, #1MillionHours2Help, mentoring or skills-based sponsorship, includ- ing over the long term: BNP Paribas has imple- mented a wide ranges of measures to encourage
its employees commitment to solidarity.
The emergency fund facilitates women s access to hygiene facilities and health care
In 2019, 1 in 3 women worldwide still does not have access to a toilet or an effective health care system. To fight against these inequalities which affect the most vulnerable communi-
ties, the BNP Paribas Emergency & Development Fund (FUD), which has been collecting donations from Group employees since 2012, is involved in projects led by three partner NGOs. It financed:
with CARE, an awareness-raising programme providing young women with access to menstrual products in the North-West of Madagascar
with Médecins Sans Frontières, a vaccination campaign to combat cervical cancer among young women in a Manila slum.
with the French Red Cross, the distribution of personal hygiene kits to homeless women in the Ile-de-France region.
The Fellowship is changing the everyday lives of 1,200 children in Peru
In May 2019, for two weeks, five employees from BNP Paribas New York, shared the experience of everyday life in the Comunidad de Niños Sagrada Familia in Ventanilla.
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