Sustainable Development Goals n°5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

January 1, 2019

BNP Paribas shows its commitment to gender equality by developing proactive policies on professional equality for its employees and fostering women’s entrepreneurship.

About two thirds of countries in the developing regions have achieved gender parity in primary education.”

How does BNP Paribas act in favor of gender equality?

Since 2015 the Group is actively involved in HeForShe solidarity campaign launched by UN Women. In 2018, Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, CEO of BNP Paribas Group, reaffirmed his commitment as a HeForShe Thematic Champion. He committed to increase diversity in certain business lines of the bank that have been traditionally composed of mostly women or men.