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December 14, 2012 - Group

Awards and Recognition for BNP Paribas in 2012

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BNP Paribas named “Bank of the Year” by the IFR Awards 2012

The IFR Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, recognizing corporate and individual success in the global financial industry. Today, on 14 December 2012, IFR named BNP Paribas its “Bank of the Year”.

Winners are chosen according to a number of criteria: how the institution progressed over the course of the year; how its strategic goals were met; how it addressed and adapted to trends that drove market activity throughout the year; and its deal roster.

The IFR 2012 Awards ceremony will take place on 23 January 2013 at the Grosvenor House, London.

Read the IFR 2012 Review of the Year.

Baudouin Prot named top-performing CEO among the CAC 40 companies – Challenges Magazine

For the first time, the French magazine Challenges published a ranking of the Chief Executive Officers of the companies belonging to the CAC 40.

Baudouin Prot, Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas, was placed at the top of the ranking, followed by Maurice Lévy of Publicis Group and Hubert Sagnières of Essilor International.

Recognized for his strategic choices, Baudouin Prot “succeeded in aligning BNP Paribas with the high standards of banking regulations.”

The CEO ranking by Challenges—Oddo & Cie is available exclusively in French.

BNP Paribas, 1st bank worldwide in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – Vigeo

BNP Paribas scored top marks in the domain of Corporate Social Responsibility in 2012. With a grade of 59/100 in a worldwide ranking by Vigeo, the Group emerged as the first bank, comfortably above the average grade of 34/100, based on a panel of 2000 companies. A leader in the banking sector, BNP Paribas bases its CSR policy on four pillars: economic, social, civic and environmental responsibility.

Find out more about the Group’s CSR policy