BNP Paribas

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Businesses call for nature impact disclosures to be mandatory by 2030
H&M, Sainsbury’s and Nestlé are among more than 300 companies urging governments to agree to the pledge at Cop15 in December

Phoebe Weston

25, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Europe’s biggest banks provide £24bn to oil and gas firms despite net zero pledges
Investments to drill new oil wells and tap gas reserves were made within a year of signing up

Jasper Jolly

14, Feb, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Banker wins £2m for sexual discrimination in ‘witch hat’ case
Stacey Macken sued BNP Paribas after years of unequal pay and belittlement by male colleagues

Jamie Grierson and agency

31, Jan, 2022 @7:15 PM

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European banks storing €20bn a year in tax havens
Barclays and HSBC among banks booking money equivalent to 14% of annual profits in offshore entities

Daniel Boffey

06, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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European banks urged to stop funding oil trade in Amazon
Indigenous people in headwaters region say financing harms communities and ecosystems

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

12, Aug, 2020 @7:01 AM

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Sexual discrimination 'still a real issue' in City financial firms
Woman who won a rare victory at a tribunal says people are afraid to report harassment

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

14, Oct, 2019 @6:15 AM

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Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk
Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP Paribas

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

11, Sep, 2019 @7:15 PM

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How a big French bank helped London tenants get back to work
L&Q social housing association secured loan by BNP Paribas under condition it helped its unemployed residents find jobs

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

11, Aug, 2019 @1:52 PM

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Cabinet Office voices concern over Interserve rescue deal
Public sector contractor employing 45,000 people in UK faces Carillion-style collapse over £800m debt

Rob Davies

05, Feb, 2019 @7:59 PM

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HSBC triggers investigation into palm oil company over deforestation allegations
NGOs praise the bank’s move as they step up pressure on investors to stand by environmental and social commitments on palm oil

Laura Paddison

17, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Environmentalists urge French bank not to finance Texas fracking project
Activist points to ‘hypocrisy’ in BNP Paribas’s involvement in south Texas export terminal, given bank’s claimed commitment to the environment

Tom Dart in Houston

02, Mar, 2017 @2:26 PM

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Untangling Iran's web of sanctions after the nuclear deal
A former US negotiator doesn’t want European companies to be afraid of doing business with the Islamic Republic. Just do your due diligence and keep records, says Richard Nephew

Marketa Hulpachova for Tehran Bureau

13, Apr, 2016 @7:00 AM

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