Fight climate change

Fight climate change

  • Overview


    1. Quantify the CO2 emissions generated by its financing and investments, with a view to measuring and publishing the carbon footprint of its investments.
    2. Commit to a voluntary policy of reducing the CO2 emissions generated by its financing and investments.
    3. Propose products and services enabling customers to favour renewable energies, clean transport and energy savings and accelerate the transition to a decarbonised economy, namely green bonds, SRI and index management.

    Commitment Target(s)
    • 2015 – Arrange more than $20 billion in new green financing by end-2015.

    • 2015 – Measure and publish the carbon footprint of BPI financing by end-2015.

    • 2015 – Integrate environmental and social criteria in financing policies for sectors accounting for more than 80% overall of said carbon footprint by end-2015.

    • 2015 – Develop new partnerships with the public sector to finance the fight against climate change by end-2015.

    • 2015 – Mobilise, among a coalition of asset managers, investors to decarbonise their portfolios to the amount of $100 billion by end-2015.

    • Sustainable Development Goals
      7. Affordable and clean energy; 11. Sustainable cities and communities; 12. Responsible consumption and production; 13. Climate action; 14. Life below water; 15. Life on land
      Issue areas
      Biodiversity; Climate Change; Energy; Principle 7; Principle 8; Principle 9
      Country(s) where this commitment will be implemented


      Names of committing organisations

      Note: All organisations listed above are accountable for the commitment made. These organisations are required to complete an annual communication on progress for the duration of the commitment, either jointly or individually, as laid out in the accountability section of the submission form.