Set up in 2019, the BNP Paribas India Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that deploys BNP Paribas’ Corporate Social Responsibility efforts in critical area. The Foundation focuses its philanthropy on three areas: Solidarity, Culture and Environment. These philanthropic programmatic are part of our “Corporate Engagement” philosophy.
To further our responsibility towards the Community, the India Foundation takes action through its different commitments:
- To promote social & professional inclusiveness; financial literacy and skilling programs for women & the young populace.
- To promote literary, visual and performing arts and preservation of ancient traditions and art forms.
- To face climate change challenge by supporting environmental projects and/or raise awareness on environmental issues
Our initiatives and projects support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a collection of 17 global goals designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030.
The BNP Paribas India Foundation also works with BNP Paribas staff in India to drive volunteering, including the #1MillionHours2Help Group initiative to support communities and build a more sustainable and equitable world, and employee fund-raising for local chairities.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we pledged 1 million Euros (approx. INR 8 Crores), to support two hospitals, KJ Somaiya Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai and VHS Multi-Specialty Hospital & Research Institute, Chennai for capacity creation for handling COVID-19 patients. In addition, we collaborated with Care India to provide sustenance to daily wage earners.