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July 9th, 2013

A community-focused programme is born in the Bronx

In June, BNP Paribas in the United States announced a formal partnership with Fordham University to provide volunteer technical assistance to the Fordham Foundry. [...]

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May 28th, 2013

Calling all Walkers!

Every year, the Portland Rose Festival takes place over almost a month, jam-packed with festivities, including art shows, wine tours, concerts… and their famous parades. And in 2013, Bank of the West is “calling all walkers” to experience the Rose Festival from a unique vantage point – on the parade route!
The Grand Floral Walk will [...]

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May 14th, 2013

From Good to Great!

In May 2012, a violent earthquake hit the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. Its impact: 27 victims, 350 people hurt, and no less than 45,000 residents evacuated in the area surrounding Modena.
In the face of this natural catastrophe and the havoc it wreaked, a group of managers from BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Italy wanted to [...]

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April 8th, 2013

Financial Education: Raising Awareness among Senior Citizens

While in previous times, the word “robbed” may have conjured images of masked thieves, today’s criminals are much more sophisticated about using the telephone, mail and internet as a means of gaining access to the elderly’s money. [...]

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March 5th, 2013

Philanthropy Spotlight: Hunger Free Colorado

As a part of its 2012 philanthropy award program, Bank of the West recognized the work of 9 different organizations and the positive impact they had on their communities. Here’s a look at one of the finalists in the “Innovation in Philanthropy” category: Hunger Free Colorado.
This organization works to increase access to food, specifically for [...]

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December 19th, 2012

Promoting Non-Violence among Children

Given the unprecedented rise in school violence – from verbal bullying to physical assault — a new initiative was launched in Bulgaria, aiming at developing social intelligence in children and promoting non-violence. [...]

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December 17th, 2012

BlogTV: A Stage for Social Exchange

The programme “Suburban Youth, the France of Tomorrow”, run by the Kygel Theatre association, gives high school students from the Parisian banlieue the chance to look at social problems and human relationships from a different perspective.
Through movement and improvisation, these young people take on classic texts… not only reading them, but embodying them, and [...]

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December 14th, 2012

Rebuilding Orchid Island, portrait by portrait

In November 2012, BNP Paribas Cardif in Taiwan launched “Image of Love”, in support of the residents of Orchid Island (Taitung County), recovering from the damage caused by Typhoon Tembin.
The program includes a photo exhibition in Taipei, a photo shoot on Orchid Island, and a series of volunteering activities conducted with the employees of BNP [...]

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December 13th, 2012

Beating the cold in Bulgaria

During the cold winter months, BNP Paribas Bulgaria has delivered warm meals to the poor since 2002, in collaboration the Municipality of Sofia. The charitable undertaking, called the Soup Kitchen, kicked off on 3 December, and will continue until 31 March 2013. 3 additional soup kitchen centers are a part of this initiative, serving meals [...]

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