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April 27th, 2011

A community reforestation project

The “Investir Utile” (SRI) programme of Cortal Consors supports the GoodPlanet Foundation and especially the environmental projects financed by the Carbon Action programme.

This year, the initiative will support a reforestation project in The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia, 78% of whose forests have now disappeared. The project aims to make the traditional habitat [...]

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Isabelle Palsky

Isabelle Palsky

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September 15th, 2010

The Common Land Regeneration Programme in India

The Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), founded in 2001 in India, strives to protect and regenerate the country’s natural resources. They work with 1,526 village institutions in 27 districts across six states, and assist the village communities in protecting 107,094 hectares of revenue wastelands, degraded forestlands and grazing lands.
In keeping with its eco-restoration efforts [...]

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June 22nd, 2010

Park Gets Annual Face Lift

The BNP Paribas “Changenators” took to the Welcome Garden of Highbridge Park in New York City on June 5 as part of their ongoing efforts to support the MillionTrees NYC initiative and to honor World Environmental Day. This time trees took a back seat to the planting of flowers and plants by the 40 bank [...]

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June 7th, 2010

10:10 Time to Change our Habits

It was a beautiful day in Paris for the launch of the 10:10 campaign. Among the relaxed crowd of concerned and committed environmentalists was Chantal Jouanno, the French Secretary of State for Ecology, and Franny Armstrong, 10:10 founder. Supported by the GoodPlanet foundation, the promotion picnic aimed to bring awareness to the 10:10 project and [...]

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Stephen Rempala

Stephen Rempala

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April 16th, 2010

End of the mission in the French Amazon

In about three weeks, La Boudeuse and its crew will have completed their mission in the French Amazon, and will have achieved all of the objectives that were set at the time of their arrival in Cayenne at the end of last year.
The months of February and March were extraordinarily full, for the land-based scientific [...]

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Amaury Bironneau

Amaury Bironneau

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March 19th, 2010

La Boudeuse: On board for an adventure

 15 extraordinary days on board the three-masted La Boudeuse, and here are my experiences with the crew! And this all happened thanks to the La Boudeuse competition held from the end of January to early March.
Our mission:
-  to contribute to the identification of endangered species
-  to analyze the evolution of aquatic insects
-  to [...]

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Anatole Douaud

Anatole Douaud

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November 10th, 2009

An eco-friendly stand

At the recent micro-enterprise fair in Paris, BNP Paribas was proud to present its new eco-friendly exhibition stand, designed in accordance with environmental standards!
Some of the components, such as the carpet, the partitions and the furniture, are adjustable and reusable. The materials used are ecologically sound, recyclable, and compliant with environmental standards: no varnish on [...]

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Isabelle Palsky

Isabelle Palsky

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June 29th, 2009

Cortal Consors Germany completed its first Carbon Assesment

Cortal Consors Germany completed its first Carbon Assessment in July 2008, based on the activity of 2007. Carbon Assessment is a method of measuring greenhouse gas emissions, whether directly or induced by economical or administrative activities. Cortal Consors France and Germany carried out a precise evaluation of these emissions connected to their buildings, energy consumption [...]

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June 4th, 2009

"Home": a unique trip around the planet

BNP Paribas’ subsidiary Arval will celebrate its partnership with the program Carbon Action Good Planet Association , by showing the movie ” Home” the latest creation of the famous photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, co-produced by Luc Besson, internationally acclaimed French director, and the group PPR.
The movie invites us to take a trip around the planet. It [...]

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