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March 31st, 2014

Community & charity acts in Australia

The Salvation Army – Streetlevel Mission
On October 2013, BNP Paribas Australia’s employees volunteered at The Salvation Army Streetlevel Mission in Surry Hills, Sydney.
The day started with a thorough briefing from The Salvation Army on Streetlevel Mission’s purpose; to allow people the opportunity to “re-establish” themselves, as a safe place offering food and for the [...]

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March 3rd, 2014

25th French Film Festival in Australia

Celebrating its 25th edition, the Alliance Française French Film Festival will run this year from 4 March to 28 April in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, and Byron Bay.
This year’s Festival will be full of emotion, passion and surprises, beginning with the opening night gala with the première screening of “The Finishers” by Nils [...]

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February 7th, 2014

“Tales of the One in Ten”

The Smith Family launches new short film series about the plight of disadvantaged children: “Tales of the One in Ten”.
The first short film in the series, “ALICE & THE GIANT EMPTINESS”, is a contemporary tale about a young girl living with the burden of disadvantage, the film highlights the plight of the thousands of children [...]

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October 16th, 2013

Breakthrough Careers Event in Australia

Back in January 2013, BNP Paribas Securities Services launched the global CSR initiative – Securities Services for Education with a call for projects which gives local teams the opportunity to submit proposals to receive financial support from the global budget. [...]

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July 10th, 2013

A volunteer day at Foodbank

Last May, 5 staff members of BNP Paribas Australia volunteered at Foodbank, a non-denominational and charitable organization, which sources donated and surplus food from the food and grocery industry, to distribute it to welfare and community agencies that provide vital food assistance to Australians in need. [...]

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July 9th, 2013

A day at the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home

On Wednesday 26 June, BNP Paribas Australia celebrated the second edition of its “Sydney Dogs and Cats Home volunteer day”. [...]

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June 27th, 2013

Landcare Corporate Volunteer Challenge Day

Last month in Sydney, Australia, eight employees swapped their Blackberrys for shovels, and offered a helping hand to the environment for a day. [...]

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May 23rd, 2013

BreakThrough project for education

Earlier this year, global Corporate Social Responsability (CSR) Committee at BNP Paribas Investment Solutions launched the “Securities Services for Education” program. [...]

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February 18th, 2013

Social Business: Turning waste wood into furniture

Crises provide opportunities for change. The 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand gave rise to many innovative initiatives and strong communities. Rekindle is an interesting example to focus on.
A first earthquake actually occurred in September 2010: 7.1 on the Richter scale, with an epicentre 45 km west of Christchurch. It made quite a lot [...]

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Olivier Endelin

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