Each year one third of all food produced ends up rotting in the bins of consumers and retailers, or spoiling due to poor transportation and harvesting practices.”
Responsible consumption means taking the environment into account when designing products and recycling them.
BNP Paribas is playing its part, and in particular, the Group participated since 2014 to the financing of green bond issues amounting to more than €1.8 billion in the sector of waste management and recycling sector. Here in Switzerland, BNP Paribas issued in 2017 a green bond on behalf of Helvetia Environment, the Swiss leader in waste management. It was the first transaction of its kind conducted by a private company in Switzerland. Discover this success story in video!
May 11, 2021
To mark Swiss « overshoot day » – the date on which our resource consumption exceeds the Earth’s capacity to regenerate those resources – we are taking stock of the environmental initiatives undertaken by BNP Paribas in Switzerland and our staff.