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NEW DIVERSITY MANAGER

In October 2014, BNP Paribas appointed a new Group Head of Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility in Human Resources.She will continue to roll out the proactive Diversity policy first adopted by the Group in 2004.

187,903 GROUP EMPLOYEES, UP FROM 184,545 IN 2013, BRINGING TOGETHER 150 NATIONALITIES WORKING IN 75 COUNTRIES.

UNITED STATES

9 NETWORKS FOR GREATER COMMITMENT

African Heritage, Hispanic, Women, Asian, Veterans, Multi-Generational, Pride (LGBT (see asterisk)),

(asterisk) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Microfinance and Disability: these nine Business Networking Groups, established within BNP Paribas CIB in the United States, facilitate collaboration among business lines, functions and the Diversity Committee. At their core: greater employee commitment.

Photo : KEVIN SOWERBUTTS.

“SUCCEEDING AS A LEADER IN A GLOBAL MARKET REQUIRES AN INCLUSIVE PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT”

INTERVIEW : KEVIN SOWERBUTTS, GLOBAL HEAD OF CIB LEGAL, CHAIR U.K. DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COUNCIL

Why was the Diversity & Inclusion Council created?

The U.K. Diversity & Inclusion Council was set up in May 2014 in recognition of the value and significance that diversity and inclusion can bring to BNP Paribas. It is widely recognised that a diverse and inclusive workplace can bring greater innovation and creativity, and these values are key to BNP Paribas’ continued success. The Council will focus on the following goals to be achieved in the U.K. by 2017:

Successful leadership in the global marketplace requires an inclusive business environment where the brightest minds can flourish and where skilled individuals with varied perspectives and experience can work together to meet our clients’ needs.

How do you plan to reach these goals?

Logo : RESPECT, PRIDE, WIN, ABILITY and Parents & Careers.

The five British networks RESPECT, PRIDE, WIN, ABILITY and Parents & Careers form the basis of Diversity Governance.

MORE ABOUT… THE U.K. DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COUNCIL

The Council consists of 13 senior representatives from all U.K. businesses and provides governance and direction to foster a diverse and inclusive culture in our organisation. The Council works closely with the UK Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Vinay Kapoor, as well as with the BNP Paribas Group Diversity Council.