“In addition, BNP Paribas will encourage all its livestock farmers to change their practices towards a system that is more respectful of animal welfare, taking the FARMS Initiative’s Responsible Minimum Standards as a reference.
‘BNP Paribas is committed to encouraging its customers to become ’zero deforestation ‘, and now imposes demanding traceability criteria on companies wishing to benefit from its financial services. This policy is a first on the part of a major international bank. It reflects a growing understanding of the challenges associated with biodiversity not only within the financial community but also among many corporate clients. We are confident that similar commitments will be made by other institutions in the near future to ensure a real positive impact on the protection of biodiversity.’ Said Antoine Sire, Head of Corporate Engagement at BNP Paribas.”
Full article in BNP Paribas website HERE