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July 26th, 2013

Team spirit & fund raising for WaterAid

On July 10, companies from across the financial sector took part in the 27th edition of an international running event in Battersea Park: the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge. [...]

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October 23rd, 2012

Superhumans share their super stories during Diversity Week in the UK

From the 15-19 October 2012, BNP Paribas UK hosted its first-ever Diversity Week. Comprised of a number of educational events for all staff, it serves as an awareness-raising forum, bringing together discussion on gender, ability, sexual orientation, ethnic and religious background. [...]

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June 18th, 2012

A day of planting with the Royal Parks Foundation

At the end of May 2012, volunteers from the BNP Paribas CIB London office worked with the Royal Parks Foundation to plant over 2000 reed bed plants in Regent’s Park, creating a fantastic new area of habitat in central London. [...]

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January 13th, 2012

David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture

The Royal Academy of Arts will showcase, in partnership with BNP Paribas,the first major exhibition of new landscape works by David Hockney RA. Featuring vivid paintings inspired by the East Yorkshire countryside, these large-scale works have been created especially for the galleries at the Royal Academy of Arts and will be shown alongside related drawings and film. [...]

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January 12th, 2012

Providing guidance and business know-how to students

Volunteer employees at BNP Paribas will be working as mentors or ‘business coaches’ through “Rise Up”, a pilot programme designed to help students at risk of dropping out of the education system. [...]

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March 28th, 2011

An award for work-related learning in the UK

Our volunteers make up over 30% of Westminster’s total reading and number partners, a clear demonstration of the dedication and enthusiasm of our staff and the difference they are making to local young people. [...]

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January 14th, 2011

“Insight Day” in the UK

Since 2001, the bank’s Community and Charity programme in the UK has helped support local schools via a mentoring initiative. At the end of last year, we undertook a pilot initiative to extend it to include young people aged 14 to 19.
Last November, 28 young people came to our offices to take part in [...]

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August 26th, 2010

Vital Regeneration: Enriching London’s Neighborhoods

Vital Regeneration is a charity working to transform London’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods. It helps develop social, environmental and economic programmes so that people and communities fulfil their potential through learning, employment and enterprise. [...]

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July 30th, 2010

Another successful volunteer project in Regent’s Park

On Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 28th July, dressed in their best gardening gear, two groups of staff members from the bank volunteered in Regent’s Park in London. Entering an area reserved just for the park’s wildlife, they proceeded to clear it of thistles, brambles and tree saplings that were threatening to overrun the native species [...]

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