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Who we are

Our financial institution

BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 countries, with more than 193,000 employees, of which more than 147,000 in Europe. The Group supports all its customers - individuals, associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs and institutions – in the success of their projects through its financing, investment, savings and protection solutions.

“Every day, our complementarity, our expertise and our business lines allow us to support our clients’ projects, delivering responses that meet expectations for today and tomorrow” (Jean-Laurent Bonnafé Chief Executive Officer and Director of BNP Paribas).


BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three operating divisions:

Retail Banking division is constantly innovating to better serve our customers, anticipate changes in their uses and reinvent their experience. Each business line proposes products and services tailored to customer needs in order to support them each day and help them realise their projects.

Investment & Protection Services design innovative and sustainable financial products for individual, professional, corporate and institutional clients, to support them in all their projects, and in their drive to make a positive impact.

Corporate & Institutional Banking, by matching the financing needs of companies with the investment opportunities sought by institutional investors, its financial solutions create value while contributing to the financing of the economy.


In 2021, BNP Paribas set up a new managerial organization centered on clients and major priorities to better meet new human, technological and commercial challenges:

  • Maximize synergies and efficiency of retail businesses and accelerate the deployment of digital services for our customers
  • Continue to strengthen our industrial structure to strengthen our operational efficiency and enhance all our business lines
  • Accelerate our development in the areas of financial savings and investment, in line with the expectations and increased needs of our customers
  • Boost business development momentum for corporate and institutional customers and support their transition to sustainable models


And defines three ambitions to help our clients move toward sustainable solutions and increase our positive impact on society:

  • Optimize Customer Experience, by investing in digital transformation and new technologies, BNP Paribas is anticipating changes that affect our clients to transform them into opportunities
  • Guide our clients toward more sustainable models, by combining economic efficiency with the expectations of our clients and stakeholders to create innovative financing and investment solutions
  • Commit the society, in order to increase our positive impact on society, the Group has committed to supporting causes where it can do the most


The Group continues to carry out its corporate philanthropy activities through its Foundation, with a multidisciplinary approach in more than 50 countries. BNP Paribas' Foundation operates on all continents according to three major areas of action: culture, solidarity and the environment.

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