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OUR CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY

AMOUNT OF GROUP SUPPORT FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND MICROFINANCE

2012 103 Million euros
2013 168 Million euros
2014 227 Million euros
2015 TARGET 200 Million euros

In 2014, the Group’s support for microfinance and social entrepreneurship (SE), excluding loans to SE, increased by more than 35% compared to 2013, and has already exceeded the 2015 target. This trend is set to continue by making use of all means: loans, equity investments, subcontracting.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO ATTENDED FINANCIAL-EDUCATION PROGRAMMES DESIGNED AND/OR RUN BY THE GROUP (ANNUAL AVERAGE BETWEEN 2013 AND 2015)

2012 91,727
2013 234,652
2014 300,822
2015 TARGET 180,000

Financial education has demonstrated its effectiveness in combating exclusion and encouraging economic growth. In 2014, more than 300,000 people in Europe, the U.S., India and Singapore were able to access programmes designed by or directly involving the Group.

SIZE OF THE BNP PARIBAS GROUP’S ANNUAL CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY BUDGET

2012 38.83 Million euros
2013 40.5 Million euros
2014 40 Million euros
2015 TARGET AVERAGE ANNUAL BUDGET greater than or equal to 2012

In 2014, the BNP Paribas Foundation celebrated its 30th anniversary, and restructured its actions in three areas: the arts, solidarity and the environment. In financial terms, the overall amount of funding dedicated to the Group’s corporate philanthropy actions remained stable, despite an adverse economic environment.

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES WITH A FAVOURABLE OPINION ON HOW THE GROUP EXERCISES ITS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (an indicator summarising four questions)

2011 68%
2012 70.5%
2013 71%
2014 71%
2015 TARGET 73%

Employee perception of how the Group exercises its corporate responsibility remains stable, with favourable opinions reaching 71%. It is worth noting the significant increase in the perception of how the Group exercises its environmental responsibility which, given the specific context which BNP Paribas faced in 2014, may be considered a good result.